Personal Development Manager
Victoria Hood has more than 20 years of Personal Development experience as a manager and consultant, working for a number of government agencies, community organisations and tertiary institutes.
Prior to joining the Blues in February 2015, Victoria was involved in developing, delivering and evaluating programmes for the Foundation for Youth Development, Auckland District Health Board, the Department of Corrections, and the University of Auckland.
At the Blues, Victoria supports players to develop both on and off the field. She helps players with their personal leadership, career and education, professional rugby understanding and finance and asset management.
She has a Bachelor of Social Work (First Class Honours) majoring in psychology and social policy. She also has post-graduate qualifications in professional supervision and adult education.
Victoria has been involved in competitive sport from a young age in netball, tennis and basketball.