Nomads Rugby is delighted to announce current Toronto Arrows and former Argentina player Tomás (Tomy) De la Vega has joined Nomads Rugby as a junior coach. Tomy is currently assisting coaches J.P. and Stuart Mackenzie with Nomads’ junior boys’ teams.
From Buenos Aires, Tomy’s home club is Club Universitario de Buenos Airies (CUBA), Tomy has earned 12 international caps for Argentina, and played in 2 Junior RWC with Pumitas and over 50 games in total for Argentina XVs. In addition. Tomy captained the Buenos Aries regional team to three successive victories in Argentina’s national provincial championship. Off the rugby field Tomy studied to be, and is now qualified as, a lawyer.
In 2020 Tomy joined the Toronto Arrows and recently re-signed for 2021.
Of joining Nomads, Tomy said,
“Thank you Nomads for giving me the opportunity to help coach your youth. I’ve always loved training and helping the young players back home and now here in Canada. I feel like I am giving back at least a little of all that rugby has taught me, not only about the game, but, above all, as a person Ross Pinkerton, Nomads’ President said “We welcome Tomy and his wife Dolly to Nomads Rugby. Tomy’s desire to give back to grassroots club rugby and Nomads juniors in particular is remarkable. It is not every day that a player of Tomy’s calibre, experience and passion for the game, its values and culture joins Nomads. Many thanks to former Nomads juniors Marcelo Palacios for introducing Tomy to Nomads.”