Nathan Godfrey

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Born (1977-09-13) September 13, 1977 (age 46)
  • CEO
  • Sports Management

Nathan Godfrey (born 13 September 1977) was a former CEO of the Canterbury Rugby Union in New Zealand[1] and Board of directors|Company Director of 1908 Sports Management Pty Ltd, owner of the Kangaroo Island International.[2][3]


Godfrey’s sports management career began at University of Otago University, where he studied a double degree in Sports Management and Marketing.[4] In 2012, Godfrey joined the Adelaide Football Club|Adelaide Crows working in the commercial sponsorship and in non-traditional football revenue departments. He relocated to New Zealand in 2015 to take up a role as Head of Commercial at the Wellington Phoenix FC|Wellington Phoenix.[4]

In 2016, Godfrey was successfully appointed CEO of the Canterbury Rugby Union[5] and third person to occupy this position, following in the footsteps of Steve Tew and Hamish Riach.[6] In late 2018 it was announced he was stepping down from his position as Chief Executive Officer of the CRFU to return home to Australia with his family.[7]


  1. "Canterbury Rugby Football Union CEO Nathan Godfrey shock resignation". Stuff. 2018-09-13. Retrieved 2020-08-02.
  2. Islander, The (2015-09-03). "Get set for inaugural KI marathon". The Islander. Retrieved 2020-08-02.
  3. "Run with the coos". The Northern Star – via Pressreader.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Wellington Phoenix FC: Flying the Flag for New Zealand Football". The Australian Business Executive. Retrieved 2020-08-02.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. "Wellington Phoenix's Nathan Godfrey joins Canterbury Rugby as new CEO". Stuff. 2016-12-02. Retrieved 2020-08-02.
  6. "Departing Crusaders CEO Hamish Riach: 'There is no magic drink on a Monday morning'". Stuff. 2018-08-31. Retrieved 2020-08-02.
  7. Knowler, Richard. "CRFU boss' shock resignation". The Press – via Pressreader.

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