Brother of Tony Brown, Cory enjoyed a playing career with Otago, Highlanders Development Team as well as teams based in France and Italy.
Having retired from playing professional rugby, he joined the Connacht (Pro14) as a skills coach and has also worked as the head coach of Otago and led the team to the final second position of Mitre10 Championship competition in 2016.
Regarded early on as a bright young coaching talent, Borwn coached the New Zealand Schools' Barbarians team.
From 2016 to 2017, he coached the New Zealand U-20 team as an assistant coach (Defense & Skills).
Between 2017 and 2018 he was also the assistant coach (Skills & High Performance) for the Highlanders(SR).
In 2019, he joined the Sunwolves as an assistant coach and landed the Sanix Blues head coach role in 2020.
JW Jan 2021
|Munakata Sanix Blues
|2020 - present|
|2019 - 2020|