Dana Meschisi is an assistant coach for the Royals specializing in backline and 7-a-side competition. She has been an athlete/strength and conditioning coach at Scion Rugby – Olympic Development Academy in Washington, D.C. since 2017, where she developed Scion’s strength and conditioning program for its last three seasons. She has also served in youth rugby coaching roles with Scion and the Eagle Impact Rugby Academy.
As an elite athlete, she held a professional contract with USA 7s to train in preparation for the Olympics in Chula Vista, CA, and has recently been named to a roster for Premier Rugby 7s. She also competed in 15-a-side rugby within the Women’s Premier League as a member of the San Diego Surfers, and the D.C. Galaxy Touch Rugby team winning multiple national championships.
Dana holds a BA in Sports Management from Florida State University with a minor in communications, and she is a certified personal trainer with NSCA. She is also a USA Rugby L300 certified coach.