About Us

MAGNET Recruitment’s director Walter Wilson has been in the HR and recruitment space for over 10 years.  Holding a NZRL High Performance Coaching Accreditation and with his experience in HR and recruitment, Walter has strong credentials that stand out in the field of behavioral coaching and consulting.  With nearly 40 years in the sport of rugby league, as a club coach, provincial coach, and Youth Development Facilitator for South Island Rugby League his passion for coaching the youth is fueled by seeing the development and growth in each player.  As an athlete, Walter represented his country in age group sides, including the Junior Kiwis, Kiwi Colts and New Zealand Resident sides on 5 different occasions.  During this time, he enjoyed playing professionally in the UK.

Trained as a Behavioral Consultant by Bo Hanson, Walter has realised the potential to share more and develop more sporting, work and business career’s through Bo’s programme.  As a result he has launched Athlete Profiling and Performance Profiling – catering for our up and coming athletes, coaches and managers while also preparing our school leavers and existing business/industry careers to prosper.

Bo Hanson is a 3x Olympic medalist and International Coaching Consultant.  His business, Athlete Assessments works with some of the top Olympic, Paralympic, national, professional, state, and US college teams. He has worked with more than 22,000 individuals in sports organisations, in over 40 different sports and several countries. Bo also works with leading coach education providers, leadership programs, universities, and a network of consultants.