Biography:

Phil Mack has been one of the most reliable members of Canada’s sevens side over the past few seasons and played an integral role in the team’s best ever series finish in 2013-14, a campaign that saw him honoured in the HSBC IRB World Series ‘Dream Team’ alongside fellow countryman John Moonlight. Mack is Canada’s most capped sevens player and previously represented Canada at the U19 and U21 levels. During the 2014-15 season, Mack played in just two tournaments. Mack has also been capped 21 times by the Senior Men’s team.

PERSONAL

Family: Mack is a proud member of the Toquaht First Nation… Getting into the sport: Started playing rugby at age 16 thanks to his high school coach… Was drawn to the contact element of the sport… Outside Interests: Enjoys golf, fishing, spending time with his dog Pita… Head coach of Thunder Rugby, an Aboriginal rugby program…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

Men’s Sevens: 2013-14 – 6th place

SWC: 2013 – plate winners

PAG: 2011 – GOLD