Hiroshi (Miya) Miyazawa

Technical Director


Miya, as he is commonly known, has shaped youth football in New Zealand after producing some of New Zealand's top players over the past 15 years. Originally from Japan, Miya brings a modern footballing philosophy and style of play to New Zealand and oversee's player development at the Wellington Phoenix Soccer Schools.

Playing Career

JEF United (J-League), Shonan Bellmare (J-League), Sanfrecce Hiroshima (J-League), Canberra Cosmos (NSL), Football Kingz (NSL),

International Honours

U20 Japan National Team, U23 Japan Olympic Team

Coaching Career

2003 - WYNRS (NZ) – Full Time Coach

2004 - WYNRS (NZ) – Head Coach

2007 - 2014 - WYNRS (NZ) Academy Director

2007 – Present - Onehunga Sports FC Youth Coach U13 - U19

2014 - Present Onehunga Sports Mens First Team – Head Coach

2015 – Present - Wellington Phoenix Soccer School - Technical Director

2018 - Present - NZ Under 20 - Assistant Coach

Coaching Career Highlights

  • New Zealand Football U20 Assistant Coach - World Cup Qualifier 2018

  • Coaching Staff for the U20 Japanese National Team training camp in Australia

  • Coached WYNRS team for the One Nation Cup in Bremen, In Germany

  • Coached Central United (2007) and Onehunga Sports (2011 and 2013) to qualify to the Manchester United Premier Cup World Finals

  • Coached U13, U14, U15, U17, U19 Metro league champions with Onehunga Sports

  • Coached Onehunga Sports to win the 2017 Chatham Cup

Coaching License

  • NZ National Coaching License (2007)

  • NZ Senior Level 3 Coaching License (2012)

  • OFC A License