Chief Marketing Officer

Gareth Morgan

Gareth Morgan serves as Chief Marketing Officer of Rugby ATL and comes to us equipped with unique blend of business and sports experience.

After completing a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Cape Town, South Africa, he graduated from Oxford University with a Master of Science in Management Studies.

His prior business career has included stops at Procter & Gamble, Maytag and InterContinental Hotels Group and ensured a strong grounding in core Brand, Loyalty, Customer Experience, and Marketing capabilities…with a track record of driving commercial results while putting consumers first.

Gareth turned a passion with rugby into a challenging hobby and soon rose to USA National Panel Rugby Refereeing ranks. His experience included Assistant Referee roles at 5 World Rugby 7’s tournaments, 3 International Refereeing assignments in the NACRA competition, and numerous top level USA appointments including Super League and College Championship matches.

He is no stranger to a professional sports team set up and a high performance environment having participated in several campaigns of a highly successful international Sailing team in the Caribbean and Mediterranean.Rugby runs in the family with “Uncle” Kevin O’Brien recently inducted into the USA Rugby Hall of fame as coach of the 1991 World Cup winning USA Women Eagles team and wife, Jean Sonnenfield, an Oxford Rugby Blue.