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COACHES

Rob Hoadley – HEAD COACH

Rob’s playing career started at London Irish in 1999, spending 5 seasons with the club and winning the Powergen Cup in 2002. In 2004 Hoadley moved away from London Irish to join rivals London Wasps. During his time at London Wasps the club won the 2004-05 Zurich Premiership, 2005–06 Anglo-Welsh Cup, 2006-07 Heineken Cup, 2007–08 Guinness Premiership. After retiring from playing, Rob joined the coaching staff at London Wasps in 2009 as Defense Coach. He was also appointed Defense Coach for the Wales under-20 team in 2009, going to two world cups in Japan and Argentina. For the 2012 season, Rob moved to Tokyo to coach Ricoh Black Rams in the Japanese Top League. Following Japan, he came to America and took on the role of backs coach for the United States national team in February 2016. This coincided with duties as assistant coach for the San Diego Breakers in the American PRO League.

Zack Test – Academy Director and Backs Coach

Zack started his rugby career at High School in the Bay Area. After taking his team to a California state title, Zack switched his focused to his grassroots game of Football. He accepted the offer from University of Oregon Football program. After redshirting his freshmen year, Zack got the rugby itch again after playing in the U20 world cup in Wales. He attended Loughborough University in England on a rugby scholarship. Test begin his sevens career for the USA at age 18. Played in a 7’s world cup, 15’s world cup and was apart of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics Team USA rugby team. Currently, the leading try scorer in USA 7’s history and the leading appearances in history. Test’s career came to a screeching hult when he endurered a serious brain injury during a test match against Uruguay. He has since fully recovered and began his coaching career with HS So Cal Griffins, the 2017 Gold Medal winning Maccabiah rugby team and head coach of the SDSU’s 7’s team.

Scott Murray – Coach

A second season addition for the Legion comes in the form of ex-Scottish international Scott Murray. Hailing from Prestonpans, Scotland, the 42-year old boats a lengthy rugby resume and decade-spanning career. A former British and Irish Lion, Murray represented Scotland in international competition earning him 87 caps as second rower. His professional career began with the Bedford Blues before pulling on the Saracens jersey in 1999 and later returning to Scotland with Edinburgh in 2002. Following the 2007 World Cup, Murray crossed the channel to lend his scrummaging skills with French clubs in the Top 14 with Montauban, Castres, and eventually Mont-de-Marsan. Since retiring, he’s converted his love for the game into coaching roles in the U.S. at both the men’s collegiate and club level. In 2015, he coached the UCLA men’s rugby program and later entered the Pacific Rugby Premiership with the Santa Monica Dolphins. Scott’s commitment to the game and those players lucky enough to be in his charge highlights his importance with the Legion and makes him a valuable asset in the 2019 season.

TRAINING STAFF

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Oscar Alvarez

Team Manager
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Jason Huntley

Strength & Conditioning
Trainer

Lewis Grant

Strength & Conditioning
Matthew Andreolli – Athletic Trainer

Matthew Andreolli

Athletic Trainer