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It's the capital of California, but Sacramento is also home to some of the best rugby in the country. Luke Gross leads a strong and determined group of professional athletes coming from around the globe to accomplish one goal, win PRO Rugby Championships. Watch out for the Sacramento Express this inaugural season.

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PLAYERS & COACHES

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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