Samoan sevens will make his work much more enjoyable.
However, he admits that building championship teams won’t happen overnight.
“I can assure you it’s going to take a gradual amount of time to get the players you need, talent identification and then get out there and perform,” he said.
“And it’s not a quick fix but I can assure you as well, that you’ll see massive improvements,” he added.
Tietjens was named coach in Apia last Friday.