NAME: Sean ......

POSITION: Scrum half

AGE: 20

HEIGHT: 178cm

WEIGHT: 85kg

BIRTH PLACE: N/A

SEEKING: Pro / Semi-Pro - D1 Level

AVAILABILITY: Available

PASSPORTS:

Canada

MARITAL STATUS: Single

Personal Overview

Born in Canada in 2002, holding Canadian Citizenship.
 
CURRENTLY
2021/2022 Season
Rugby Academy Ireland (RAI) training for position-specific and onfield skills. Preparation for a professional career in rugby with Head Coach Dan van Zyl  Ex Springbok Scrumhalf
Club rugby in Ireland for the Cill Dara RFC on the Men's 1st XV team in Ireland
Barcelona Diables - Touring Team - Toyota Challenge in South Africa
 
2022 /2023 Season
Pacific Pride and Rugby Canada's High-Performance Centre for 2022
 
Prior Club, Provincial & National Team Summary:
 
Canada U18 - 2019 & 2020
Rugby Ontario - U15 - U19 (both 7s and 15s)
Upright Rugby Academy - Rugby Skills
Rogues Elite 7s Team
University: Guelph Gryphons
Arrows Men's Academy
Home Club: Oakville Crusaders, Ontario, Canada
 
BACKGROUND
Sean was born in Ontario, Canada in 2002. He is a Canadian citizen.
He moved to South Africa in 2006 with his dad, where he started to play rugby and do Judo at age 4 years old in South Africa. 
He has been playing full tackle rugby since age 6 at Afrikaans rugby schools in South Africa.
The two main schools are Louw Geldenhuys "Louwtjies" in Johannesburg and Beaumont Primary School in Somerset West in Western Cape
He played many sports competitively at school during his time in South Africa: e.g., Swimming, Cricket, and track-n-field (including Long Jump and High Jump).
During his 8 years in South Africa, he achieved his national colors (JSA) in Judo twice.
 
He moved back to Canada in 2014
Sean joined the Oakville Crusaders Rugby club and Upright Rugby Academy,
He represented Rugby Ontario age group teams since the age of 14 for both 7s and 15s
He got selected to represent Canada against the USA In 2018/2019 & 2019/2020 in the Canadian Age Group U18 Team.
He earned his 1st cap in July 2019 against the USA U18 team.
Sean also made several international touring teams on the club and provincial levels. (USA, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, England & Northern Ireland)
Sean was selected to train with the Arrows men's Academy in Guelph, Ontario during the 2020/2021 Season
Saen was selected to play on the Guelph Gryphons University Team in the 2020/2021 season
 
Sean is also a strong 7s player, where he represented the Upright Rogues Elite Team and Ontario provincial team at 7s on multiple occasions during this period.
 
In 2021 Sean decided to pursue a career in professional rugby and moved to Dublin Ireland to play rugby in the men's club league and joined the Rugby Academy of Ireland to improve his core skills.
 
SUMMARY of RUGBY EXPERIENCE
He moved back to Canada in 2014, where he was selected to play for the following clubs and teams (15s and 7s):
- Oakville Crusaders U14 - U19 & Men's 1st XV
- Ontario Provincial Teams U15, U16, U16AAA, U18, U19
- Ontario Provincial Team (7's)
- Ontario U16 AAA Ireland touring squad
- University of Guelph Gryphons Rugby Team 
- Rogues Elite (7s) - U17 & U19 
- MLR Arrows Men's Academy (2020/2021 Season)
- Barcelona Diables - South Africa Tour ( November 2021 - The Cheetahs Toyota  Challenge)
- Two time Canada U18 squads (2019 & 2020)
- Pacific Pride - Rugby Canada High-Performance Team (2022)

2019- 2021 Highlights:
- Barcelona Diable Touring Team - Toyota Challenge in South Africa
- MLR Arrows - Men's Academy 2020/2021
- University of Guelph - Gryphons Rugby Team 2020/2021
- Rugby U18 - Canada 2018/2019 Season
- Rugby U18 - Canada 2019/2020 Season

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Oakville Crusaders        – “Coaches player” of the year 
Q-Meta Cup Series        – “Character” award 
Oakville Crusaders        – “Best Attitude” of the year 
 
GOOGLE Search Criteria for more info and games of Sean Snyman " Sean Snyman Rugby"  and a Detailed Resume is available upon request 
 
PS Videos below also include a highlight tape and Resume Tape for more details

Previous Clubs

  • 2014 - Crusaders Rugby Club
  • 2014 - Upright Rugby Academy
  • 2020 - University Guelph
  • 2021 - Cill Dara, Ireland
  • 2021 - Rugby Academy Ireland

Coaching References

Mike Curren - National U18 Coach

Cory Hector - Arrows Academy Head Coach & University Guelph Head Coach

Tyler Leggatt - Head Coach Rogues Academy & Assistant Coach North America Lions

Dan van Zyl - Director and Head Coach - Rugby Academy Ireland

Video Footage