John F Drozd
Brain Health & Concussion Lead
Scouts Programme Lead
Todd is currently the Exeecutive Director of the Boy Scouts of America for Southern Nevada.
Todd is a son of an Air Force Officer and lived extensively in Europe where he was exposed to the great sport of rugby. He attended a military high school in Virginia and he studied Sociology, Criminology and Social Work. He has a vast experience in executive roles within the scouts spanning over 3 decades across the United States including Scouting Headquarters. He has been the ED in Southern Nevada for more than two years.
Todd also has an extensive rugby background playng as a hooker in both 15s and 7s from 1990-2005 for Mason-Dixon Rugby, Jax Rugby Club in Jacksonville, Florida and other clubs. Todd also toured Canada, Jamaica and the Bahamas with his final tournament being the infamous Saranac Lakes CanAms in 2005.
Todd's focus will clearly begin with the integration and programmes for the Scouts Association but his remit also includes other community outreach within the youth community. We look forward to developing more programmes with Todd in the future.
Sustainability Programme Manager
Originally from Clewiston, South Florida, Laice studied Agricultural Education & Communication in Gainesville where she began playing rugby and whilst she is still an active player, Laice also became an active referee in 2018 and spends her rugby time between the two roles; Laice also played for the university team and a women's team whilst studying for her Masters in Sustainable Agricultural Technologies at the University of Sheffield.
As the Sustainability Programme Manager, Laice is tasked with encouraging environmental stewardship, to assist rugby in eliminating its carbon footprint.
If you run a rugby event or a club, do reach out to Laice here to discuss your ideas and to enrol in the Rugby Recycles programme.
Youth Programs Deputy Director
Tyler Hunt, originally from Chicago but nurtured by the vibrant spirit of Las Vegas, embarked on a life journey marked by diverse experiences. In 2009, Tyler's passion for rugby was ignited, becoming a cornerstone of his life.
His path led him to serve an LDS mission in South Texas, where he encountered unique cultural perspectives and personal growth opportunities. Beyond playing rugby, Tyler's dedication extended to coaching youth from ages 6 to 19, instilling in them the values of the sport.
Currently, Tyler holds the esteemed position of Youth Programs Deputy Director at The Rugby Foundation, a role that exemplifies his commitment to nurturing the next generation of rugby enthusiasts. In addition to his involvement in rugby, Tyler's professional life thrives as a chiropractic assistant, reflecting his unwavering dedication to health and well-being.