From: Emmetsburg, Iowa
Currently: Colorado Spring, CO
Education: University of Northern Iowa
Professionally: Customer Relations Manager, AgriFarm Group
Sports: USA Rugby
Paul Emerick is an American rugby player on the USA Rugby Men’s National team.
How Paul got started playing rugby:
At the age of 19, Paul began playing rugby while at Central College.
College Rugby Experience:
Paul played university rugby at the University of Northern Iowa where he graduated with a degree in General Studies in 2003.
Paul joined Italian rugby in the 2004-05 season joining Amatori Catania.
He signed with Overmach Parma the following season.
In the summer of 2006, he completed a move to Celtic League side Newport Gwent Dragons, the side he helped knock out of the Heineken Cup in a playoff a few months earlier with Overmach Parma.
In 2008, Emerick returned to the Italian club Overmach Parma and is on the team’s roster today.
Emerick was first capped by the USA Eagles in April 2003 against Spain and as of January 2009 Emerick has been capped 31 times scoring 8 tries (40 points).