Leigh Kenyon

Director of Football


Leigh has worked alongside Hiroshi Miyazawa both as a professional player and coach for the best part of 15 years. The formidable duo pair up again with the Wellington Phoenix Soccer Schools.

Playing Career

Football Kingz (NSL), East Coast Bays

International Honours

U20 New Zealand National Team, U23 New Zealand Olympic Team

Coaching Career

2006 - 2014 - WYNRS (NZ) Elite Academy - Head Coach

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

2015 – Present - Wellington Phoenix Soccer School - Director of Football

Coaching Career Highlights

  • Head coach WYNRS team at the Aarau Masters in Switzerland

  • Head coach WYNRS team at the Reysol Cup in Japan. Champions in 2011, 2013 and 2014

  • Assistant coach WYNRS team at the KFL K League tournament in South Korea

  • Assistant coach Wynrs team for the One Nation Cup in Izmir, Germany

  • Assistant coach with Central United (2007) and Onehunga Sports (2011 and 2013) at the Manchester United Premier Cup World Finals in Manchester.

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

Coaching License

  • NZFA National coaching license

  • English FA Level 2 coaching license