Jose Pena - Original Warthog
After only 2 seasons, was accepted to UC Berkeley and played for their National Championship
Program. Graduated in 3.5 years with a Bachelor's Degree in International Business. Currently
plays rugby for the Diablo Gaels and coaches the backs for the Oakland Warthogs.
After only 2 seasons in our program, earned his position on the Junior All-American Team
to win the 2012 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy. Also re-joined the team in 2013 to travel
to France, to represent our country in the Junior World Rugby Championship. He has been
offered semi-professional rugby contracts in New Zealand and verbally offered scholarships to
play collegiate rugby.
Alan Ordorica - Original Warthog
Enrolled in Alameda College, Laney College, & Merritt College to take all courses
needed to be accepted to UC Berkeley, which he begins in the fall semester of 2013.
He has fought adversity and done what many never thought possible.
Changed high school rugby program and joined the Warthogs his Senior season.
Currently attending and playing rugby at CSU, Chico. In 2013, the team went
undefeated in their league and he won Most Valuable Rookie. He has returned to
discuss college do's and don'ts with the current team and stated that he NEVER
thought about going to college until he participated in our program.
Felipe Lopez - Original Warthog
First Recipient of the Warthog Award & Scholarship
Smallest on the team who played at least 5 times bigger than he is. Missed one
full season due to poor grades. Returned following season as most improved student.
Obtained employment and a construction management internship through coaches
network and has represented the Warthogs with the utmost respect and integrity.
Attended Laney College for two years and will be attending CSU, Chico to study
Construction Management in the Fall of 2013.
He will be the first in his family to graduate college
Daniel Cornejo - Original Warthog
Attended CSU, San Francisco and now an Oakland Police Officer. Has
returned to discuss college with new program participants.
Roman Navarro - Original Warthog
Currently enrolled at UC, Santa Barbara and studying Environmental Science.
He's most likely to be involved in slowing down global warming.
Studying Electrical Engineering at UC, Santa Cruz and working with his
family band, Valufa
Eric Pena - Original Warthog
Currently enrolled at Merritt College with one semester left. We are strongly
encouraging him to join his cousin at CSU, Chico.
Laney College, Oakland, California. Played only one season
and fell in love with the sport. Plans to play football and
rugby in college until one door opens more than the other.
Contra Costa College, Richmond, CA. Plans to play football although
rugby is his favorite sport. We will continue to strongly encourage him to
play collegiate rugby. He's too good to play football.
While playing for the Warthogs, earned a position on the Northern California
High School All-Star team to play in British Columbia. Currently plays rugby
for the Diablo Gaels until he enrolls in a college with a rugby program.
Links for Players
KNOW YOUR ROLE
HOW TO BE A GOOD CAPTAIN
HOOKERS - LINE OUT THROW VIDEOS
KICKERS - KICKING TECHNIQUES