Austin Elite Rugby Names Central Texas U19 Squad

Austin Elite Rugby & Central Texas U19 Squad

Austin Elite Rugby Release Austin TX, Austin Elite Rugby is proud to congratulate the following players who have been selected for Central Texas Elite U19 High-Performance Team. The High-Performance Program is part of the Austin Elite Rugby Academy and is dedicated to raising the quality and standard of rugby in Central Texas.

Players will have the opportunity of training with high-level coaches, whilst gaining valuable experience along the way.

For the first time, the Central Texas Elite U19 team will run onto the field wearing their new academy colors, each player will proudly wear the socks of their own High school. The team will play on Saturday, 12th May at Burr Field against North and South Texas. Players from all three sides will be playing for a place in the State of Texas team.

“Rick Medina has put together a quality side” commented Alain Hyardet, Austin Elite Rugby Head Coach “We look forward to seeing the players evolve, along with the possibility of being the first generation of academy players representing Austin Elite Rugby”

The State of Texas team will represent Texas in the Rock Mountain Challenge in Colorado, where players have the opportunity to be selected for the USA All American team.

Following the U19 program, Austin Elite Rugby Academy will add a U17 program in fall 2018.


Tyler AcostaRock Rugby
Jake AdamsLake Travis High School
Jesus BalderasLake Travis High School
Kyle BeasleyWestlake High School
Carson CrossLake Travis High School
Efrain DeLaCruzLake Travis High School
Blake DollarLake Travis High School
Liam ElliottLake Travis High School
Dimitri GillcristFour Points
Titus HallLake Travis High School
Karch HoffmanRock Rugby
James LardnerWestlake High School
Max MoraLake Travis High School
Clayton MeansRock Rugby
Nicholas NelsonRock Rugby
James PerdueWestlake High School
Wesley PetersonWestlake High School
Roberto PrinceRock Rugby
Branden RamseyLake Travis High School
Will RowdenRock Rugby
Merkel TrevorWestlake High School
Justin TuckerRock Rugby
Todd GeorgeRock Rugby
James CollyerFour Points
Charlie CrossLake Travis High School
Caden EggelingWestlake High School
Kaleb NietoRock Rugby

Central Texas Elite U19 Management 

Rick MedinaHead Coach U19
Eric ReedHead Coach U17
Pedrie WannenburgForwards Coach
Gerhard SwartBack Coach
Steve SwindallTexas HP Director

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