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Sarah Wells

Age: 23

Hails From: South Los Angeles, California

Job that Pays the Bills: Project Manager at New Community Investments

Rugby Life:

  • Began playing rugby in the 7th grade for ICEF after watching her older sister play

  • Player ICEF Rugby (2015-2018)

  • Captain, ICEF Rugby (2018)

  • Player, SoCal Youth Rugby Griffins (2016) 

  • High School All-American (2015-2018)

  • Player, Santa Monica Rugby Club (2023)

Leading Like a Boss:

  • Coached the ICEF high school freshman team in her first year of college, serving as an assistant coach on two international tours (2019, 2023)

  • Serves at Community of Faith Bible Church, under the Fearfully and Wonderfully Made Ministry, shadowing children with special needs

Why We Love Sarah:

Sarah shows exceptional leadership on and off the field. Her dedication and unwavering commitment to young leaders in South Los Angeles is truly inspiring. Sarah's positive impact reaches beyond the game. She embodies the spirit of rugby and serves as an outstanding role model for all aspiring athletes.

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