Watch: Kiwi quits job to become full-time Pokemon trainer
Additional footage courtesy of The Pokemon Company and Niantic, Inc. When Kiwi Tom Currie quit his job as a barista to become a full-time Pokemon hunter he had no idea it could turn out to be the best career move he has ever made. The 24-year-old packed in his job at an Auckland cafe last week. Yesterday, he told the Herald on Sunday he has now been offered a new job as a Pokemon coach by gaming company Gamer Sensei in the United States.