Oregon Rugby Coaching Staff

Pate Tuisue, Head Coach

Coach Pate is head coach for the University of Oregon Ducks Men's Rugby team. He is well known for his passion, motivational skills and love for the team. Pate joined our squad before the 2012-2013 season. Since then, he has been an incredible influence on the club, leading us to our Conference's final four every year and to a National Tournament birth in 2014.

Anton Matschek, Assistant Coach, Forwards

Coach Matscheck is a former player, captain, and president of the University of Oregon Men's Rugby Club. Having graduted from UO in 2015, he returns to Eugene into 2017 to coach and command the Ducks pack to excellence. During his enrollment at the University of Oregon, Anton played a major role in a group of a few individuals that spearheaded a culture change within Oregon Rugby. As a captain, Anton helped turn Oregon Rugby from a social club into a competitive program, now as a coach he looks to continue contributing to the standard of success he created when he was captain.