Seattle Seawolves & Kellen Gordon
The Seattle Seawolves re-signed Kellen Gordon at prop/hooker. Gordon is 30-years-old, 6’2″, and weighs 250 pounds.
Kellen Gordon was born in Kenmore, Washington and started playing rugby for Redmond Rugby Club at the age of 15 while at Inglemoor High School between 2004-2006. In high school, he also played varsity football and was an offensive and defensive lineman.
Gordon then played for the Eastside Axemen and the Washington Loggers. After graduating high school, he attended Central Washington University from 2006-2011, graduating with a B.A. in Religion/Religious Studies. He also continued his rugby career in college and in 2010 gained experience training with Canterbury’s International High-Performance Unit in New Zealand.
After graduating in 2011, he won three consecutive Las Vegas 7’s championships in 2013, 2014, and 2015, while playing for the Serevi Selects and has since played for the Seattle Saracens, helping them to win three U.S. National 7’s championships during the same years. He was their captain during the 2017-2018 season. He also returned to the team following the conclusion of the 2018 Major League Rugby season and played in the Fall British Columbia CDI League.
Gordon has also played at the World Club 7s in London with Seattle in August 2014. He has been an assistant coach for Rugby Washington High School Logger in 2016 and has been the Youth Development Manager for Atavus Rugby and also the Program Director for Atavus Rugby Rugby and Football.
Seattle Seawolves Comments
“We are excited to announce 2019 re-sign, Kellen Gordon. The prop continues to bring valuable experience to the forwards with versatility and game understanding. Gordon is a strong lifter, ball carrier, and adds another brick to our Seawall with his tackle technique. Welcome back to the Seattle Southside, Kellen!”