‘Olive Kilifi, Utah Selects Head Coach
Olive Kilifi, a first-year prop for the Utah Warriors, is from Seattle, Washington. Olive graduated from Brigham Young University before playing for the USA Men’s Eagles, making his debut in 2013. He was named to the 2015 Rugby World Cup team, and played three matches before moving on to earn a Captaincy at the 2016 Americas Rugby Championship, making appearances for the Eagles up until 2019.
Before coming to the Warriors for the 2021 MLR season, Olive played for Seattle Rugby Club, the Sacramento Express, and the Seattle Seawolves. Throughout his rugby career, Olive has earned 31 test caps with USA rugby, participated in two rugby world cups, and won two Major League Rugby championships.