The Utah Warriors signed Josh Anderson for his second season with the team. The 28-year-old wing is 6’5″ and 210 lbs. With two flyhalves with the talent of Josh Reeves and James Semple, look for the Warriors to utilize Josh’s size with cross-kicks.
Josh grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah and attended Highland High School, where his Grandfather was the Rugby team Doctor for 30 years. He began playing rugby at age16, playing for Coach Larry Gelwix for four years. He also played football for two years and lettered in baseball and in diving, the latter where he was 9th in the State in 2009.
While at Highland, the team won the rugby U19 State Championship in 2007-2010 and won three National titles in 2007-2009.
He then attended the University of Utah and played football as a walk-on his freshman year as a safety. He then went on an LDS Mission in Brazil from June 2010 through July 2012. When he returned, he continued with the Utes in the Fall working toward a degree in Sports & Exercise.
Josh then transferred to BYU from 2013-2016, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports & Exercise. He played rugby in 2015 and 2016, became an All-American and National Champion in 2015.
Josh played for Rugby Utah Selects Sevens team that won the 2016 and 2016 USA Rugby National Club Sevens Championship. He also played for Rugby Utah is the 2017 Premier division.
Josh, like most players on the team, is married to wife Courtney, and they have a little girl name, Cora.