LEGION ACADEMY DIRECTOR
Zack started his rugby career at Woodside High School in Redwood City, CA. After leading his team to a California State Title, he switched his focus to football and accepted a scholarship to the University of Oregon. Zack redshirted his freshman year while continuing to play rugby at the University. He decided to refocus his talents to rugby after playing in the U20 Junior World Cup in Wales. Zack began his 7s career for the USA at age 18, and played in 63 games and scored a once American-record of 143 tries. He also played in a 7s World Cup, 15s World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.
Zack’s coaching career began in 2017 with the Southern California Griffins High School Select Side, the gold-medal-winning Maccabiah team, as well as the Head Coach of the San Diego State 7s team. Alongside Scott Murray, Zack is now the co-Head Coach for San Diego Legion, as well as Academy Director for the next generation of Legion players.
Hailing from Prestonpans, Scotland, Scott boasts a lengthy rugby resume and decade-spanning career. A former British and Irish Lion, Murray represented Scotland in international competition earning him 87 caps as a Second Row. His professional career began with the Bedford Blues before changing jerseys in 1999 for Saracens, and then returning to Scotland in 2002 with Edinburgh. Following the 2007 World Cup, Scott crossed the Channel to lend his scrummaging skills to French Top-14 clubs Montauban, Castres, and Mont-de-Marsan.
Scott began his coaching career in 2012 at Mont-de-Marsan. He coached the French club for two years before coaching Scotland A in 2014. He then made his way back to the U.S. to coach UCLA men’s rugby program and later the Santa Monica Dolphins in the Pacific Rugby Premiership. Scott coached the USA Selects in 2018 before joining San Diego Legion as the Forwards Coach for the 2019 season. Alongside Zack Test, Scott is now the co-Head Coach of the SD Legion.