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Vern Cotter

Vern Cotter

Date of Birth January 27, 1962
Age 60 years, 4 months, 6 days
Place of Birth New Zealand
Country New Zealand
Profession Rugby Player
Horoscope Aquarius

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Vern Cotter Biography

Vern Cotter is a famous Rugby Player, who was born on January 27, 1962 in New Zealand. Longtime rugby union player who spent the majority of his playing career with Counties Manukau. He became a coach shortly after his playing career ended and coached ASM Clermont Auvergne from 2006 until 2014. According to Astrologers, Vern Cotter's zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Vernon Anthony Cotter (born 27 January 1962) is a New Zealand rugby union coach and former player, who is currenty the head coach of the Fiji national team. He was formally part of the coaching set-up for the successful Crusaders side between 2005 and 2006, before getting an 8-year stint in France with Clermont Auvergne between 2006 and 2014. He is a former International head coach, having coached the Scottish national team, but left his role in May 2017 after it was announced in August 2016 that his contract was not extended by the Scottish Rugby Union. In January 2020 Cotter was appointed as coach of the Fiji national side.

He grew up in New Zealand and later played rugby for a couple of French squads.

In 1999, Cotter returned to New Zealand and took on the role of head coach of Bay of Plenty in the National Provincial Championship. During his first year in charge, he led the side to the Second Division championship of the North Island, but did not progress in 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004.


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During the 2004 Super 12 season, Cotter was made forwards coach of the Crusaders, when the side finished runners-up to the ACT Brumbies. He continued in his post as forwards coach through the 2005 season when the Crusaders won the competition, and the side retained their title in the 2006 season.

Vern Cotter Net Worth

Vern Cotter is one of the richest Rugby Player & listed on most popular Rugby Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Vern Cotter net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

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Net Worth$1.5 Million
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Source of IncomeRugby Player
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He debuted with the New Zealand club Counties Manukau in 1980 and made his coaching debut with Bay of Plenty in 2000.

During the 2004 Super 12 season, Cotter was made forwards coach of the Crusaders, when the side finished runners-up to the ACT Brumbies. He continued in his post as forwards coach through the 2005 season when the Crusaders won the competition, and the side retained their title in the 2006 season.

During his first year as head coach of Clermont, Cotter was able to lead the side into the Heineken Cup, after winning all their matches in the 2006–07 European Challenge Cup. Clermont were unable to advance out of the group stages between 2007 and 2009. During the 2009–10 Heineken Cup, Clermont entered the knock-out stages of the Heineken Cup for the first time, but lost to Leinster in the quarter-finals. In the 2012-13 season, Cotter led the side to the Heineken Cup Final at the Aviva Stadium, but lost 16-15 to Toulon. During the 2013–14 Heineken Cup, Clermont finished in seed 2 after the pool stage, winning five from six matches (lost against Racing Métro, won against Harlequins home and away, Scarlets home and away, and Racing Métro at home). Cotter led Clermont to their third consecutive quarter-final, beating Leicester Tigers 22–16. However, their third consecutive semi-final ended with a record losing margin of 46–6 to Saracens at Twickenham.

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He took over as coach of Scotland in 2014.

In 2006, Cotter was made Head Coach of ASM Clermont Auvergne for the 2006–07 Top 14 season when Clermont finished runners-up behind Stade Français. The following year, Cotter coached the side to 20 out of 26 victories in the regular season, finishing first in the table before the knock-out stages. However, Clermont finished second overall, losing to Toulouse in the Grand Final. For the third successive year under Cotter, Clermont lost the final in the 2008–09 Top 14 season, but did win their first title in 2009–10 after beating Perpignan in the final. In the 2010–11, 2011–12 and 2012–13 seasons Clermont were knocked out in the semi-finals. However, in Cotters final season in charge of Clermont, Clermont were knocked out in the quarter-finals, losing at home 22–16 to defending champions Castres. This loss was also Clermont’s first loss at home in 77 matches, which dates back to the 16–13 loss to Biarritz in Round 13 of the 2009–10 Top 14 season.

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Cotters first challenge as Scotland’s head coach, was a 4-match tour across three continents over four consecutive weeks. In Cotters first match in charge, he led the team to a 24–6 win over the United States in Houston. A week later, a 19–17 win over Canada in Toronto. Cotter first major match in charge was a Friday night fixture against Argentina in Córdoba. Heading into this match, Scotland had won three connective matches against the Pumas on Argentine soil. This streak was extended following a 21–19 win over Argentina. A week later, Cotter faced his toughest challenge, an away match to the Springboks outside the International Window. This meant, Cotter could only select players that played for either Glasgow Warriors or Edinburgh. The weakened team lost 55–6 in Port Elizabeth, the biggest losing margin to South Africa on South African soil.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Rugby Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in New Zealand. Vern Cotter celebrates birthday on January 27 of every year.

In Cotter’s first home match at Murrayfield Stadium, Scotland won 41–31, scoring five tries against Argentina. It was the most tries they had scored against a Tier 1 nation since they scored five tries against Ireland in 2007. It was believed much of the team were based around the success of Scottish club side Glasgow Warriors, with 10 of the starting XV from the Glasgow side, with a further four players on the bench. The following fixture was a narrow 16–24 loss to New Zealand. For much of that match, Scotland had been in touching distance of a first ever victory over the All Blacks, but a late try during the 73rd minute secured the win for the No. 1 ranked side. Scotland’s final fixture was against Tonga at Rugby Park in Kilmarnock. The match was the first ever match to be played on a fully artificial pitch by a Tier 1 nation approved by World Rugby. For Scotland, they won convincingly 37–12, gaining revenge following their first ever loss to Tonga in 2012.

Cotter departed Clermont in May 2014, to take on the role of head coach of Scotland. He was named the coach in May 2013, but as Clermont and the SRU failed to agree to release Cotter a year earlier, Cotter remained with Clermont until the end of his contract or until Clermont was knocked out of theirs respective tournaments.

During the 2015 Six Nations Championship, Scotland finished last place with no wins in their campaign. Most of their losses were narrow defeats, including a home loss to Italy for the first time since 2007. Though, during Scotland’s Rugby World Cup warm-ups, Scotland gained revenge with a record win 48–7. Before Scotland’s warm-up matches began, Cotter extended his contract with the SRU until 2017. During the 2015 Rugby World Cup, Scotland progressed from the pool stage with wins against Japan, 45–10, the United States, 39–16, and Samoa, 36–33, losing only to South Africa, 34–16. In the knock out stage they faced a highly fancied Australia team. With six minutes to go Scotland scored a try to lead against all expectations by 34–32. However, with a minute to go Australia kicked a highly controversial and disputed penalty to win the game 35–34 and end Scotland’s participation in the tournament.

On 28 September 2016, it was announced that Cotter will become head coach of Montpellier, replacing Jake White.

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