Seattle Saracen, Dion Crowder invited to play for Fiji!

(Dion, left of group with fellow players and rugby 7s legend, Waisale Serevi ,far right) Seattle Saracens' Dion Crowder, has been invited to play for the Fijian National team at the RugbyTown 7s this weekend in Glendale, CO. The Fiji Selects will be comprised of 7-8 members of Team Fiji, who won gold at the Rio Olympics in 2016. It will mark the first time members of the Fiji National Team will be competing in the tournament. "I was both surprised and humbled to get the call-up", said Dion, "it's a huge honor to play with these talented guys". Club President, Kevin Flynn commented that, "We are incredibly proud to have one of our elite players invited to play for Fiji, I'm sure he will have

Pate Tuilevuka, Director of Men's Rugby

Director of Rugby Seattle Saracens are pleased to announce Pate Tuilevuka as the Director of Rugby for our Men’s Program. Club President Kevin Flynn said; “Pate has played for many years in Seattle and it is great to have someone who understands what we have been trying to build here in the PNW. His high level of playing and history working with rugby organizations will be a great asset for the club and clubs we are affiliated with." Pate stated; “I am so grateful to be a part of the Seattle Saracens organization. I'm looking forward to working with both the Men and Women’s teams as we try to win on and off the field. As professional rugby continues to grow in the US, clubs like the Saracens

Kevin Flynn, Club President & Assistant/Backs Coach

Club President Kevin has worn many hats within the Seattle rugby community since arriving from the UK in 1996. Flynn started his rugby career playing in the English County Leagues, initially for Sussex then Surrey and finally Middlesex. Flynn then played his rugby with London Irish from 1990 to 1996 where he captained many sides during his tenure with the club and played alongside our former Director of Rugby, Justin Fitzpatrick. Since arriving in Seattle in 1996, Flynn has played in all the top club competitions in North America including BCRU, Rugby Super league and USA Division 1. Kevin has represented Seattle, Seattle OPSB, OPSB, West Coast Grizzlies and Seattle Saracens. Again captainin

Steve Brennan, Assistant Coach

Assistant Coach Steve Brennan has been involved with rugby since the early 1980’s as a player and coach, including 10 years with Seattle RFC (now Seattle Saracens). Coaching Experience: High Performance Director, Rugby Washington High School Loggers (2012-present); Head Coach, Boys XVs/7s Assistant Coach, USA High School All-Americans Assistant Coach, Eagle Impact Rugby Academy Head Coach, Seattle Vikings High School Boys Varsity XVs and 7s (2012-2016) Playing Experience: Seattle RFC (1992-2002) Tempe Old Devils (1989-2002) Arizona State University (1985-88) Western Washington University (1983-85) PNW Loggers Representative Side, 1994-1997

Reyes Longares, Men's Defence Coach

Men's Defence Coach As a player, Reyes started his amateur career playing rugby in CR Badajoz and CR Cisneros (Spain), CUS Pavia (Italia) and TRING Rugby (UK). Reyes has a Bachelor's Degree in economics. Reyes has been a coach since 2010; Defense coach Seattle Saracens Men since Nov. 2017 Head Coach Seattle Saracens Women 2015 & 2016 2 National Championships (2015 and 2016) 2 BC Championship Division 2 (2015 and 2016) 1 BC Runner up - Premier Division (2017) Assistant coach and Manager Spanish National Team U-17;U-18;U-19 since 2012 1 European Championship U-18 (Grenoble,FRA-2013) Runner up European Championship U-18 (Poland-2014) Runner up European Championship U-19 (Lisbon-2014) 2 Europea

Seattle Saracens Appoint New Head Coach

Meet Seattle Saracens’ New Head Coach, Wil Snape-Rogers. Seattle Saracens are proud to announce the appointment of Wil Snape - Rogers as their new Head Coach. As a player Wil represented Northampton Saints Rugby Club from 1999-2004 coming through the youth system from U19’s to full-time professional. During his time at the Saints, Wil was under the tutelage of former All Blacks coach Wayne Smith, who he credits for his player centered, growth mindset oriented approach to coaching and developing athletes. Wil is currently the Women’s Junior All-American Head Coach and moved to Seattle in 2016 from New York where he coached New York Rugby Club and the NYRC Women in the WPL. Wil currently works

Liz Kirk, Women's Director of Rugby

Liz Kirk, Women's Director of Rugby Liz Kirk, the women’s forwards coach since 2000, has been a member of the Seattle club, in all of its iterations, since 1992. Her prior experience was in Albany, NY and Portland, OR. Liz played every front row position throughout her career in Seattle and captained the side several times. As a prop, she earned 23 caps for the US between 1996 and 2003. Liz competed in the 1998 World Cup, in which the US placed second to New Zealand, and in the 2002 World Cup. From 2000-2005, Liz was a player/coach for the Seattle club, and for the West Coast Rep Side, the Grizzlies, from 2000-2003. She also served as the forwards coach for the US U23 Women’s National Team f

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