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Jim Dreyfuss

Place of birth:
Santa Barbara, California

Position played:
Tight Head Prop

Summary of rugby career:

First Started Playing Where:
Midland High School

Clubs represented and Years:
Chico City Rugby Club (1983 - 1986)
Delaware University (1985)
Santa Monica Rugby Club
(1986 - 1993)

Territorial/National Representative Teams and years:
So Cal Griffins (1987 - 1990)
USA Maccabi (1988)

No of Caps (if applicable):

No of International Matches (if applicable):

Tours: Where, With Whom and Years:
England Wales & Scotland - Santa Monica Rugby Club (1986)
Israel - USA Maccabi (1988)

Awards and Recognition:

Impact rugby had on your life:
Impact rugby had on your life: I met my wife thru rugby. I made life long friends who are like brothers to me. I started my career at a company owned and managed by rugby players. As a business owner I have employed high quality, loyal employees thru SMRC. As an athlete
I found my game. Seeing my son play youth rugby for SMRC is one of my biggest joys.

Most inspirational teammate/coach and why:
Most inspirational teammate/coach and why: Shawn Lipman because
he is a world class athlete and a world class friend. We joined the club on the same day and never looked back. Dave Briley who encouraged me to play from my high school days on, taught me to play his position, lead by example how to play hard on and off the field and give back to the game we love. He is a cherished friend.

What wisdom would you pass on to current players:
The love you take is equal to the love you make.

Marital Status (Spouse/Kids names):
Beth, Emma, Lona & Adam

Favorite quote:
Motto of U10 SMRC 2010: "Too much fun."

Friends & family activities, bicycling & exercise, work, reading.

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