With a 14-year playing career highlighted by representing the All Blacks in 12 test matches, captaining them in all but one of those tests.
After 71 games and three Super Rugby Titles with the Crusaders along with 126 games and two titles with the Canterbury NPC side, Todd took up a contract with Edinburgh in Scotland to finish his distinguished playing career.
When his playing career came to an end, he took up a coaching role with Edinburgh before returning to New Zealand in 2007 to accept an assistant coaching position with the Crusaders and Director of Rugby role with the Tasman Rugby.
In 2009, he took the helm of the Crusaders as head coach of the franchise who continued to be highly successful on and off the field. Todd then relocated to Bath Rugby as the Director of Rugby and is currently Head Coach of Japanese Top League side Toshiba.