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SD
San Diego

SAC
Sacramento

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

Coach Name

Title

Luke Gross
Head Coach
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
USA

Gross represented the USA Eagles 62 times and in 3 World Cups. In the UK he played professionally for the Harlequins FC, Llanelli Scarlets and the Newcastle Falcons. Since 2009, Gross has worked for USA Rugby in various coaching roles and is recognized as one of the foremost authorities in forward play in American rugby.

Kevin Battle
Assistant Coach
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
USA

Over the past 16 years, Battle has committed himself to growing rugby at every level. He has served as Coach of the USA Falcons and Hawks, the Southern California Junior and Senior Griffins, Assistant Coach for USA Men’s U-20 National Team, and Head Coach and Director of Rugby at the University of California-Santa Barbara. He is currently the Commissioner of 40 D1-A College Rugby teams.

Fred Waititi
Assistant Coach
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
New Zealand

Waititi is a native of New Zealand where he played provincial rugby for the Northland Rugby Union. Fred led the Gentlemen of Aspen RFC to national titles in both 15’s and 7’s. Waititi has coached on three different continents and is a widely respected skills coach.

Player Name

Position

Alipate Takiveikata
Center / Fly-half
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Sacramento, CA USA
HEIGHT
6' 1"
WEIGHT
235 lbs

Garrett Brewer
Fly-half / Fullback
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Sacramento, CA USA
HEIGHT
6' 5"
WEIGHT
222 lbs

Harry Bennett
Fly-half / Fullback
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Sydney, Australia
HEIGHT
5' 9"
WEIGHT
190 lbs

Chris Saint
Scrum-half / Wing
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Gaithersburg, MD USA
HEIGHT
5' 8"
WEIGHT
180 lbs

James Reddey
Prop / Number-8
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
London, United Kingdom
HEIGHT
6' 5"
WEIGHT
300 lbs

Joeli Tikoisuva
Wing / Fullback
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Sacramento, CA USA
HEIGHT
6' 0"
WEIGHT
184 lbs

John Quill
Flanker
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Youghal, Ireland
HEIGHT
6' 3"
WEIGHT
227 lbs

Jope Motokana
Scrum-half / Fullback
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Seattle, WA USA
HEIGHT
5' 9"
WEIGHT
195 lbs

Kali Tavake
Hooker / Flanker
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Tonga
HEIGHT
5' 11"
WEIGHT
250 lbs

Kyle Sumsion
Prop
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
American Fork, UT USA
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
240 lbs

Mirco Bergamasco
Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Padova, Italy
HEIGHT
5' 11"
WEIGHT
203 lbs

Nemia Qoro
Center / Wing
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
East Palo Alto, CA USA
HEIGHT
5' 10"
WEIGHT
220 lbs

Olive Kilifi
Prop
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Seattle, WA USA
HEIGHT
5' 11"
WEIGHT
270 lbs

Ray Barkwill
Hooker
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Niagara Falls, Ontario
HEIGHT
5' 10"
WEIGHT
223 lbs

Rich Knight
Lock / Back row
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
El Dorado Hills, CA USA
HEIGHT
6' 5"
WEIGHT
235 lbs

Robert Meeson
Lock
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Sebastopol, CA USA
HEIGHT
6' 4"
WEIGHT
220 lbs

Ryan Koewler
Center Wing
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Tempe, AZ USA
HEIGHT
6'4"
WEIGHT
220 lbs

Ryan Thompson
Fullback / Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Tempe, AZ USA
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
200 lbs

Sione Sina
Lock
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Los Angeles, CA USA
HEIGHT
6'4"
WEIGHT
270 lbs

Tokemoana Kefu
Prop
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
San Mateo, CA USA
HEIGHT
6' 6"
WEIGHT
285 lbs

Valdemar Lee-Lo
Prop
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Dixon, CA USA
HEIGHT
6' 1"
WEIGHT
275 lbs

Cameron Falcon
Hooker / Prop
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
New Orleans, LA USA
HEIGHT
6' 1"
WEIGHT
250 lbs

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