Coaches

Coaches Bios

Rodney Tuisavalalo
Head Coach

FRESNO MEN’S RUGBY CLUB
President/Treasurer/Member ( 2012-Present)
Club MVP (2015, 2017, 2019)
Club Forward of the Year (2017, 2019)
Captain (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

SPORTS AGENT (2019-Present) 
L.A Giltinis
Austin Gilgronis
San Diego Legion

NOR CAL ALL-STAR SELECT TEAM
2018 1st Team
2016 2nd Team

LAS VEGAS VEGAS RHINOS HIGH SCHOOL
Sevens Coach (2017,2018)
15’s Assistant Coach (2017)

CLOVIS HIGH SCHOOL
Assistant Coach (2017)

NORCAL PELICAN REFEREE (2015-Present)

“Frik” Fourie Frederick
Assistant Coach

WATERKLOOF HIGH SCHOOL: 
Pretoria, South Africa, 1986-1990
Directors Cup: Under 15’s, 1988
First Team 1989 – 1990 
Honorary Colors: All years

PRETORIA HARLEQUINS RUGBY CLUB: 
Pretoria, South Africa, 1990
Under 19’s First Team

PRETORIA POLICE COLLEGE RUGBY CLUB: 
Pretoria, South Africa
Under 19’s First Team 1991 – 1992 
Carlton League First Team (Sub Provincial level): 1993 – 2003 
International Test Series Preparation Practices: New Zealand All Blacks
Tri-Nations Preparation Practices: New Zealand All Blacks, Australia
World Cup 94’ Preparation Practices: New Zealand All Blacks 
National Rugby Week: Gauteng First Team: 1999 – 2001

CLOVIS RUGBY CLUB: 
Clovis, CA  
Assistant Coach for Youth Rugby: 2012-2013

FRESNO RUBGY FOOTBALL CLUB:
Fresno, CA  
Head Coach: 2013-2017 

NorCAL PELICANS ASSISTANT COACH: 
Las Vegas, NV 
NorCal Pelicans Vs SoCal Griffins: 2014

NorCAL PELICANS DEVELOPMENT HEAD COACH: 
Kezar Stadium, CA
NorCal Pelicans Development Vs Durham University, UK: 2015

NorCAL PELICANS ASSISTANT COACH: 
Los Angeles, CA
NorCal Pelicans V SoCal Griffins: 2016