Kim has an extensive background in coaching rugby league with over 20years of experience. He first commenced as a Captain-Coach in his home town of Shellharbour in 1997 before moving to Adelaide to take up a Development role with the South Australian Rugby League. After coaching the Para District Eels to their first 2 Premierships in 1999 and 2000 he relocated to Western Australia where he was the Development Manager for the WA Rugby League from 2001-2008. During this time he coached numerous rpepresentaive sides including the Australian Under 16s squad that won the World Youth Cup in Moscow in 2005. Kim was also the inaugural Coach of the Rockingham Sharks 1st Grade team, taking them to the Semi Finals in each of his 4 years at the club.
In late 2008 Kim relocated to Melbourne to take up the position of High Performance Manager with Melbourne Storm Development. He coached the Melbourne Storm Under 18s team in their first 4 years competing in the NSW Under 18 S SG Ball competition. During his time as Coach the team competed in the Grand Final in 2009 and Semi Finals in 2010.
Kim was then offered the Head Coach role at the Mackay Cutters, competing in the Queensland Intrust Super Cup competition (the 2nd tier of rugby league in Australia). In his first year at this level he was able to lead the Cutters to their inaugural Premiership and was later awarded their ‘Coach of the Decade’.
After 3 years with the Cutters Kim took up the challenge of Coaching the Central Queensland Capras, also in the ISC Cup.
After almost 150 games as Head Coach in the high-quality Queensland Cup Kim has now chosen to move abroad to take up his latest role with the West Wales Raiders. He is looking forward to the challenges that lay ahead and he has already bought some significant changes to the club culture. 2019 promises to be a very interesting year for the West Wales Raiders!