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OHIO
Ohio

DEN
Denver

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

Sean O'Leary
Head Coach
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Ireland

A native of Ireland, O’Leary led programs at Boston College High School, Northeastern University, and New England Select Sides before reestablishing the University of Notre Dame as a force in collegiate rugby. Sean has also been involved with both USA Rugby Under-17 and Under-19 programs.

Kieran Browner
Manager
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

David Williams
Assistant Coach
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
England

David, a native of England, represented the USA Eagles in both 7s and 15s, with 2 and 12 caps respectively. He has worked with the USA Men’s National Team and multiple USA age-grade teams, overseeing all aspects of strength and conditioning. He is also an acknowledged 7s and skills coach, most recently working with the Pacific Rugby Premiership Champion Glendale Raptors.

Pete Borlase
Assistant Coach
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
New Zealand

Borlase, a native of New Zealand, enjoyed an impressive professional career, playing internationally for the Crusaders, Munster, Connacht. Upon retirement, Borlase began coaching Gernika Rugby in Spain. He has been the Head Coach for the past two seasons of the Denver Barbarians, who compete in the Pacific Rugby Premiership. He has also served as an Assistant Coach for the USA U-20s for the past three seasons.

Andre Snyman
Technical Consultant
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
South Africa

Based in Denver, Snyman is currently the Head Coach of the Glendale Raptors, the reigning Pacific Rugby Premiership (PRP) Champions. Snyman, a native of South Africa, played professionally with the Bulls and Sharks before concluding his career in Europe with Leeds and Perpignan. In addition, he had an illustrious international career playing 38 times for South Africa’s famed Springboks.

Player Name

Position

Armandt Peens
Fly-half / Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Benoni, South Africa
HEIGHT
6' 1"
WEIGHT
210 lbs

Ata Malifa
Fly-half
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
American Samoa
HEIGHT
5' 11"
WEIGHT
198 lbs

Ben Tarr
Prop
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Gold Coast, Australia
HEIGHT
5' 11"
WEIGHT
253 lbs

Bobby Impson
Scrum-half
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Tulsa, OK USA
HEIGHT
5' 8"
WEIGHT
170 lbs

Brodie Orth
Lock / Number-8
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Kansas City, MO USA
HEIGHT
6' 7"
WEIGHT
265 lbs

Casey Rock
Lock
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Denver, CO USA
HEIGHT
6' 9"
WEIGHT
260 lbs

Chad London
Center / Fly-half
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Johannesburg, South Africa
HEIGHT
6' 1"
WEIGHT
215 lbs

Chris Baumann
Prop / Hooker
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Steamboat Springs, CO USA
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
275 lbs

Dustin Croy
Wing / Prop
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Denver, CO USA
HEIGHT
5' 11"
WEIGHT
190 lbs

Hanco Germishuys
Flanker / Hooker
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Omaha, NE USA
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
231 lbs

Jake Turnbull
Prop
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Sydney, Australia
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
260 lbs

Justin Pauga
Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Lakewood, CO USA
HEIGHT
5' 11"
WEIGHT
235 lbs

Logan Collins
Flanker / 8, 4, 5
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Black Forest, CO USA
HEIGHT
6' 3"
WEIGHT
228 lbs

Luke White
Prop
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Sydney, Australia
HEIGHT
6' 3"
WEIGHT
250 lbs

Martin Knoetze
Center / Wing
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Pretoria, South Africa
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
225 lbs

Maximo de Achaval
Fullback / Fly-half
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Buenos Aires, Argentina
HEIGHT
5' 11"
WEIGHT
190 lbs

Michael Al-Jiboori
Wing / Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Tulsa, OK USA
HEIGHT
6' 1"
WEIGHT
205 lbs

Mike Garrity
Center / Wing
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Centennial, CO USA
HEIGHT
6' 1"
WEIGHT
225 lbs

Mose Timoteo
Scrum-half
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Pago Pago, American Samoa
HEIGHT
5' 8"
WEIGHT
185 lbs

Pedrie Wannenburg
Flanker
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Nelspruit, South Africa
HEIGHT
6' 5"
WEIGHT
247 lbs

Peter Dahl
Flanker / Number-8
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Christchurch, New Zealand
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
220 lbs

Soane Leger
Prop
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Kolofoou, Tonga
HEIGHT
6' 3"
WEIGHT
340 lbs

Timana Tahu
Center
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Melbourne, Australia
HEIGHT
6' 0"
WEIGHT
229 lbs

Will Magie
Fly-half / Fullback
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
London, United Kingdom
HEIGHT
6' 0"
WEIGHT
185 lbs

Zach Fenoglio
Hooker
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Denver, CO USA
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
240 lbs

Zac Pauga
Number-8
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Denver, CO USA
HEIGHT
6' 2"
WEIGHT
250 lbs

Niku Kruger
Scrum-half
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Pretoria, South Africa
HEIGHT
5'9"
WEIGHT
185 lbs

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