San Diego Legion signed Derrick Broussard for a second Major League Rugby season. Derrick is 28-years-old, 6’1″, and 220 lbs.
Derrick is from Huntington Beach, California and lives in San Diego. He attended Kingwood High School and went to San Diego State University from 2008-2013, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
Derrick played rugby with the Aztecs in College and then joined OMBAC, where he has played since then.
Derrick played for the Philippines National 15s and 7s team beginning in 2016 and has earned three 15s caps for the Volcanoes. He helped the team gain third place in the 2016 Asia Rugby Championships, gaining the team a promotion to Division 1 in 2017. He also played in the 2017 Asia Sevens.
Derrick continued his education at Palomar College from 2016-2018, earning an Associate Degree in Nursing and is a Registered Nurse. He then began a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing from Point Loma Nazarene University.
He has been an Assistant Football Coach Intern at Hoover High School in 2012 and was a Strength and Conditioning Intern while at San Diego State University.
In addition to being a registered nurse, Derrick has also been a performance coach.
Derrick has played in the Pacific Rugby Premiership and in the California Cup with OMBAC. He has played internationally for the Philippines and played professionally for the Legion in 2018. He is a talented flanker, who skill and leadership will be