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OHIO
Ohio

SD
San Diego

Coach Name

Title

Paul Barford
Head Coach
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
England

Barford is a native of England, where he played for the storied Leicester Tigers. Not only is he a certified World Rugby educator, but he holds the highest World Rugby Level 3 certification. For the past 35 years, Barford has dedicated himself to USA Rugby and has been a key figure in the development of many Eagles from his work with U17, U18, U19, and U20 programs. He has also coached with the USA Men’s A side, the South, and Life University.

Paul Holmes
Assistant Coach
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Lebanon/South Africa

As a founding partner, Holmes has been instrumental in establishing the Tiger Rugby High Performance Academy in Columbus, Ohio. He played rugby in South Africa, England and UAE and has been directly involved in rugby development and coaching in South Africa, England, the Middle East, UAE and USA, most recently with USA Rugby 7’s program.

Eamonn Hogan
Assistant Coach
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Wales/Ireland

Hogan brings over twenty years of coaching experience to PRO Rugby Ohio. He spent five years establishing the elite youth program at the world famous Leicester Tigers Junior Academy and has been a guest coach and advisor at various American rugby institutions. Hogan also writes for Rugby Coach Weekly and is the author of four best-selling instructional rugby books.

Player Name

Position

Ahmad Harajly
Fullback / Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Dearborn, MI USA
HEIGHT
6' 3"
WEIGHT
225 lbs

Anthony Parry
Prop
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Riverside, CT USA
HEIGHT
6' 0"
WEIGHT
255 lbs

Alex Elkins
Wing / Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Keller, TX USA
HEIGHT
6' 4"
WEIGHT
240 lbs

Angus MacLellan
Prop
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Traverse City, MI USA
HEIGHT
6' 1"
WEIGHT
250 lbs

Allan Hanson
Fullback / Fly-half
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Hudson, OH USA
HEIGHT
5' 10"
WEIGHT
200 lbs

Chad Joseph
Flanker
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Palmerston North, NZ
HEIGHT
5' 11"
WEIGHT
200 lbs

Chris Schade
Hooker / Flanker
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Canfield, OH USA
HEIGHT
5' 10"
WEIGHT
230 lbs

Christopher Kunkel
Center / Fly-half
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Bel Air, MD USA
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
228 lbs

Demecus Beach
Prop / Second
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Toledo, OH USA
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
260 lbs

Dominic Pezzutti
Lock
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Westervill, Ohio
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
240 lbs

Dylan Fawsitt
Hooker / Back row
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Wexford, Ireland
HEIGHT
6' 0"
WEIGHT
225 lbs

Filippo Ferrarini
Flanker / Number-8
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Parma, Italy
HEIGHT
6' 0"
WEIGHT
227 lbs

Jamie Mackintosh
Prop / Number-8 / Lock
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Invercargill, New Zealand
HEIGHT
6' 4"
WEIGHT
287 lbs

Jean Pierre Eloff
Fly-half / Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Pretoria, South Africa
HEIGHT
5' 11"
WEIGHT
189 lbs

Kyle Baillie
Back row
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
St. Albert, AB Canada
HEIGHT
6' 4"
WEIGHT
245 lbs

Mason Baum
Wing / Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Osceola, IN USA
HEIGHT
6' 3"
WEIGHT
235 lbs

Matt Hughston
Flanker / Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Charlotte, NC USA
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
215 lbs

Peter Malcom
Flanker / Hooker
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Huntingtown, MD USA
HEIGHT
6' 1"
WEIGHT
235 lbs

Pierce Dargan
Back row / Number-8
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Dublin, Ireland
HEIGHT
6' 3"
WEIGHT
230 lbs

Robbie Shaw
Scrum-half / Fly-half
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Bristol, United Kingdom
HEIGHT
5' 10"
WEIGHT
188 lbs

Roland Suniula
Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Auckland, New Zealand
HEIGHT
5'11"
WEIGHT
200 lbs

Ryan McTiernan
Lock
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
New York, NY
HEIGHT
6'4"
WEIGHT
285

Sebastian Kalm
Number-8 / Flanker
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Santiago, Chile
HEIGHT
6'2"
WEIGHT
214 lbs

Shaun Davies
Scrum-half / Fullback
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Durban, South Africa
HEIGHT
5' 8"
WEIGHT
178 lbs

Shawn Riley
Wing / Fullback
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Akron, OH USA
HEIGHT
5' 11"
WEIGHT
205 lbs

Spike Davis
Wing / Number-8
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Dallas, TX USA
HEIGHT
6' 4"
WEIGHT
250 lbs

Taylor Howden
Fly-half / Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Auckland, New Zealand
HEIGHT
6' 0"
WEIGHT
221 lbs

Zac Mizell
Fullback / Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Keller, TX USA
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
190 lbs

Zach Stryffeler
Center / Forward
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Cleveland, OH USA
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
220 lbs

Coach Name

Title

Ray Egan
Head Coach
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Ireland

Irish native Egan has an extensive coaching background with both Munster and Ireland age grade teams. As an Elite Player Development Coach for Munster, he worked with several current Irish National team players. He has most recently served as Head Coach for Belmont Shore RFC as well as Director of Coaching for the Southern California Griffins. In addition, he is a Regional Academy Director for Tiger Rugby.

Matthew Hawkins
Assistant Coach
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
South Africa

Hawkins started his career playing for OMBAC and the SoCal Griffins. He later represented USA at the 15s and also captained the 7s for several years. He has been Head Coach for both the USA 7s Men’s National team and San Diego State University. Hawkins has been a member of the USA Rugby Board and has also dedicated time to youth and high school programs in the San Diego area.

Rob Hoadley
Assistant Coach
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
England

Hoadley was born in London and had a successful playing career in his hometown, playing center with both the London Irish and London Wasps. He eventually became a defense coach for the Wasps under the famous defensive guru Shaun Edwards. Hoadley has most recently coached at Stanford University, and is the current backs coach for the USA Men’s Eagles.

Sean Lindersmith
Team Manager
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
USA

Player Name

Position

Andrew Suniula
Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Chicago, IL USA
HEIGHT
6' 1"
WEIGHT
238 lbs

Arnold Meredith
Center / Wing / Number-8
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Apia, Samoa
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
230 lbs

Brian Doyle
Lock
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Rockland County, NY USA
HEIGHT
6' 7"
WEIGHT
245 lbs

Cecil Garber
Flanker
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Virginia Beach, VA USA
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
220 lbs

Charles Purdon
Scrum-half
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Cathcart, South Africa
HEIGHT
5' 9"
WEIGHT
180 lbs

David Dolinar
Lock / Flanker
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Bakersfield, CA
HEIGHT
6' 4"
WEIGHT
230 lbs

Hubert Buydens
Prop
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Saskatoon Saskatchewan, Canada
HEIGHT
6' 3"
WEIGHT
265 lbs

Ian Carpenter
Lock / Forward
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
St. Cloud, MN
HEIGHT
6' 3"
WEIGHT
270 lbs

Joseph Taufete'e
Hooker
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Vallejo, CA USA
HEIGHT
6' 0"
WEIGHT
270 lbs

Kaleikaumaka Konrad
Fly-half / Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Heidelberg, Germany
HEIGHT
5' 10"
WEIGHT
190 lbs

Kurt Morath
Fly-half / Fullback
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
New Plymouth, New Zealand
HEIGHT
5' 11"
WEIGHT
200 lbs

Mike Sosene-Feagai
Hooker / Flanker / Number-8
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Apia, Samoa
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
232 lbs

Mikey Teo
Fullback
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Long Beach, CA USA
HEIGHT
5'9"
WEIGHT
200 lbs

Nikola Bursic
Lock / Number-8
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Santiago, Chile
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
257 lbs

Phil Mackenzie
Center / Wing
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Oakville, Canada
HEIGHT
6' 1"
WEIGHT
212 lbs

Pono Haitsuka
Fly-half / Scrum-half
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Kāneʻohe, HI USA
HEIGHT
5' 8"
WEIGHT
170 lbs

Ryan Matyas
Center / Wing / Fullback
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Tucson, AZ USA
HEIGHT
6' 0"
WEIGHT
195 lbs

Sam Taungākava
Prop
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Hayward, CA USA
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
277 lbs

Sebastian Sharpe
Wing
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Guildford, United Kingdom
HEIGHT
5' 9"
WEIGHT
190 lbs

Sione Tu'ihalamaka
Lock / Number-8
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Inglewood, CA USA
HEIGHT
6' 3"
WEIGHT
268 lbs

Takudzwa Ngwenya
Wing / Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Dallas, TX USA
HEIGHT
5' 9"
WEIGHT
200 lbs

Tim Barford
Flanker
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Atlanta, GA USA
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
215 lbs

Tim Stanfill
Wing / Fullback / Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Seattle, WA USA
HEIGHT
5' 11"
WEIGHT
195 lbs

Tom Bliss
Scrum-half / Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Ashtead, United Kingdom
HEIGHT
5' 11"
WEIGHT
191 lbs

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