From London, England, and now based in NYC, James has been an important member of the rugby community. He was appointed the first GM of the MLR Team, Rugby United New York, leading them to the semi-final in 2019. A Teacher & Coach, James taught and coached at the famous Blackrock College, Dublin and coached with many players that went on to professional and international rugby careers. He has worked and coached with various USA Rugby Age Grade porgrams, RugbyPA and ATAVUS. James is the Founder of Ninety Nine Sports and Partner at VESSOL.