I began playing rugby in college in 1981 in New Haven, Connecticut at Southern Conn. State College and have played for adult clubs in New Haven, Boca Raton, Florida and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. I began to play ‘old boys’ when needed before my 35th birthday but my real Golden Oldies or serious old boys career began with the 1995 Golden Oldies in Christchurch, NZ. I have participated in 10 Golden Oldies/Vintage Rugby events over the years in cities like Vancouver, Adelaide, Toulouse, Brisbane, San Diego, Buenos Aires, Edinburgh, Sydney and Honolulu as well as Christchurch. In 2001 I became the monthly Masters columnist for RUGBY magazine in America and held that position for 4 years (when the magazine shut down). I was the tournament director 3 years of the Fort Lauderdale International Tournament and for 12+ years I was the social director and Masters organizer for the event. I also organized the Florida Masters Championship 6 times, which was a 1 day event held in Tampa or Orlando in the 1990s and 2000s. For 12 years I hosted a World Masters Rugby chat room on Yahoo that had 1,200+ members and also a Yahoo room for American Rugby News that had 900+ members.
At present I admin the World Masters Rugby group on Facebook which has 3,200+ members and also 1,000 members in our World Masters Rugby Festival 2024 event page.
Professional with more than 16 years of experience in the travel and tourism market, highly specialized in sports trips and trips of special interest to South America. Sporting of sports, an expert in organizing sporting events and group trips to enjoy sports experiences in South America and Around the world, mainly rugby, golf, hockey, football and tennis. Sports events created and developed during my career: 1st Congress and International Rugby exhibition of Argentina (2001) with international personalities such as Mauricio Macri, Agustín. Pichot, Martín Sansot, Pablo Deluca (Argentina); Waisale Serevi (Fiji); Ed Morrison (England); Garth Giles (South Africa), Geoff Stoke, Barry Honan (Australia) more than 90 presidents of regional unions, leaders and trainers of Argentina and Uruguay.The Argentina Rugby Festival for Youth; The Argentina Hockey Festival, The International Rugby Festival for Veterans Argentina, Juan Carlos Griet Rugby Tournament, between others. Ex rugby player and coach at Tucumán Rugby Club (Tucumán) and San Isidro Club (Buenos Aires), ex member of the Tucumán Rugby Youth Rugby Comité. At present Managing Director of Team Sports Argentina and Manager of the Incoming Sports Division of Tower Travel Argentina.
A tour operator with more than 20 years in the market. Our purpose is to bring people closer to their destination by providing cordial, friendly, and customer-oriented treatment. At Tower Travel, we know that a ‘human’ company is the best way to build lasting relationships.That is why our more than 100 collaborators guarantee the best service to tourism agencies in our country and the world. Over 16 years in the game we’ve been taking sports supporters to all four corners of the globe. With a long history and experience in the rugby market, Tower Travel was nominated as official Agency in Argentina for the 2011 World Cup (2,000 supporters), continuing as Official Travel Agency to the RWC England 2015 (5,000 supporters) and RWC Japan 2019 (2,500 supporters) and RWC France 2023 (5,000 supporters). As one of the South America’s leaders in sporting travel packages, Tower Travel offers you access to high level and exclusive sports events like the Rugby Championship, Copa Libertadores Football, Moto GP, Formula 1, Pro League Hockey, The Players Golf, The Argentina Polo Open, Wimbledon and Roland Garros, nd much more. High quality hospitality and travel services, official event tickets and the flexibility for you to join an escorted tour, or build your own independent package to suit, we have something for everyone. In the last Football World Cup Qatar 2022, 600 passengers enjoy our services including hotels, private flights (charters), tickets and entertainment activities.