New Orleans Gold & Cam Troxler
The New Orleans Gold Rugby Club re-signed Cam Troxler for the 2019 Major League Rugby season. The 22-year-old wing/fullback from New Orleans is 6’1″, and 190 pounds.
Troxler attended Archbishop Shaw High School in Marrero, Louisiana, where he was an All-State HS (All Deep South) selection. He also was selected to the Louisiana Exiles, an HS All-Star Program. Other school activities included the National Honor Society and in Student Government, between 2010-2014.
He then attended Louisiana State University and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology in 2018. His concentration was in Human Movement Science/ Pre-Physical Therapy. He is currently employed as a Physical Therapy Technician.
While at LSU, he played rugby and was selected for USA Rugby South Panthers Under-19s team that played in the 2014 and 2015 NACRA Rugby Sevens in Trinidad and Tobago and in Orlando, Florida, respectively. He was selected to the first team Red River All-Conference 1st Team in both 2016 and 2016.
During the Summer, while in College, he played for the New Orleans Rugby Club Sevens team. In 2016 and in 2017 he went to USA Rugby Club 7s Nationals. He also played rugby XVs for the Republic of Texas All-Stars against the Liberty Conference All-Stars in Bermuda.
Following the conclusion of the LSU Rugby season in 2018, he joined NOLA Gold Rugby Club. During the inaugural season, he played in three matches, starting two and scoring three tries. In August, he continued his sevens involvement, playing for the USA Rugby Collegiate All-Americans in the Rugbytown Sevens.
NOLA Gold Comments
New Orleans Gold Rugby Club commented about him saying that “Local product Cam Troxler will be back in the Gold Jersey in 2019. Troxler grew up in New Orleans before attending LSU. During his time at LSU, Troxler was a constant stand out on the rugby field. He was rewarded for his efforts with selection in the 2018 @usarugby College All-American 7s team. The Gold are committed to providing opportunities for outstanding local rugby players like Cam and we look forward to seeing him play in front of his hometown this year.”