Ex Professional Rugby player, Coach, Personal Trainer, Business Owner and Co-Founder of SoCal Rugby Camps, Marc Stcherbina brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the organization.
Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, Marc began his professional playing career in the Super Rugby competition with the N.S.W. Waratahs. After 5 seasons with his beloved home team, he set his sights on an overseas experience, signing a 2 year deal with French Champions Biarritz, before moving on to Northampton Saints, Cardiff Blues and then finally Newport Gwent Dragons where a serious neck injury ended his illustrious 12 year career.
Marc also achieved representative honors for his country, playing in 10 International Sevens tournaments for the Australian 7s team, including 2 Commonwealth Games (winning Bronze in 1998), and wearing the green and gold jersey of the Australian Schools, u19, u21 and Australia A all before the age of 25.
His coaching resumé in the USA includes current Head Coach and Director of Rugby for the Santa Monica Rugby Club, and formerly assistant coach for the USA Maccabiah, Girls High School All American and Mens Junior All American teams.
Marc also puts his Personal Training qualifications and Sports Science degree to use as the Founder and Head Trainer of Rugby Method, which involves rugby-influenced outdoor fitness sessions predominantly on the West Side of Los Angeles.