Jason Leonard OBE - England 114 Caps

England Rugby’s most-capped player, with 114 caps for England, a further 5 for the British & Irish Lions, and in 2003 a Rugby World Cup win in Australia. He was awarded the OBE in 2004 for services to sport, and in 2015 was the RFU President. He founded the Atlas Foundation in 2015 and remains its Chairman. Read more

Percy Montgomery - 102 caps South Africa

When Percy ended his international career in August 2008, he held the all-time records for both caps and points for South Africa. Now an Atlas Rugby Champion, he helps across the world, raising support and helping with rugby, education and career coaching for disadvantaged young people. Read more

Humphrey Kayange - 49 Caps Kenya

Humphrey is a Kenyan rugby union player who captained their famous Sevens side during a period of national success. He is also an organic chemist and an Atlas Rugby Champion helping as a role model with boys and girls across Kenya and Africa. Read more

Claudia MacDonald - currently playing for England women

Claudia MacDonald, a Durham University Economics graduate, is currently playing for the England women's rugby team where she plays in the scrum half. At the young age of 23, she already has 4 caps. Not only does she play for England but she is also a key player at Wasps rugby club. Read more

John Smit - South Africa 111 Caps

South Africa's Captain who played both hooker and prop, he beat the British & Irish Lions in 2009 and won the Rugby World Cup in 2007. Read more

Joe Marler - 58 Caps England

Joe has had an incredibly successful with 58 caps for England and 2 for the British and Irish Lions. Read more

Mako Vunipola - currently playing for England

Mako Vunipola, Loosehead Prop for Saracens, England and the British and Irish Lions. He is working with Atlas to establish work in Tonga which will allow younger players there to succeed in their own country. Read more

Maro Itoje - Currently playing for England

Already legendary second row, playing for England and the Lions. Also a politics graduate and interested in Atlas’s international development work. Maro is our Global Champion for the Atlas All Schools programme. Read more

Patricio Albacete - Argentina 57 Caps

Patricio Albacete es un ex–jugador argentino de rugby que se desempeñaba como segunda línea. Patricio Albacete retired from rugby in 2018. He was a second row for Argentina with 57 caps. He was in the Rugby World Cup squad of 2003, 2007 and 2011 helping "Los Pumas" to their historic Bronze RWC position in 2017. Read more

Marcelo Loffreda - Argentina 44 Caps

Marcelo Loffreda is an Argentine former rugby player and coach. Loffreda won 44 caps with one as captain, playing at centre for the Argentine rugby union side . He then became the most celebrated coach of the modern era, taking the Argentinian team to a third place at the 2007 Rugby World Cup Read more

Maggie Alphonsi - England 70 Caps

Flanker who represented England on 70 occasions, and won the Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2014. First woman to win the Rugby Writer’s Pat Marshall award, winner of the Sunday Times Sportswoman of the year in 2010, she is now a respected TV presenter and in 2016 was elected to the RFU Council. Read more

Allan Bateman - Wales 35 Caps

Allan Bateman is a Welsh former rugby union and rugby league footballer of the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. He is a dual-code rugby international centre who represented the British Lions at rugby union, and Great Britain at rugby league. Read more

Dan Leo - Samoa 39 Caps

Dan Leo is a Samoan International. He is currently CEO of Pacific Rugby Players Welfare who's website is here: https://www.pacificrugbywelfare.com/ Read more

Simon Shaw - 71 Caps

Simon joined the Atlas team in 2018 with a particular focus on Atlas France. He has 71 Caps for England and 2 for the British and Irish Lions. He was the first player to reach 200 appearances in the premiership and the first lock to ever kick a successful drop goal! He is joining the Trek in 2019 and raising money for the kids in India. Click through to see his story. Read more

Gavin Hastings OBE - Scotland 61 Caps

Andrew Gavin Hastings, OBE is a Scottish former rugby union player. A fullback, he is widely regarded to be one of the best ever Scottish rugby players and was one of the outstanding players of his generation, winning 61 caps for Scotland, 20 of which as captain. Read more

Juan Figallo - Argentina 24 Caps

Juan Figallo, "Chipi" is an Argentinian Prop who plays club rugby for Saracens. He was in the Argentinian Rugby World Cup squad in 2011 and 2015, and was named tighthead prop of the tournament in 2011. Read more

Ian Robertson - Scotland 8 Caps

Ian Robertson is a Scottish broadcaster, writer and former international rugby player. He is best known as a rugby union commentator for BBC Radio. Read more

Dan Crowley - Australia 55 Caps

Dan played prop for Australia and is one of a very select band of players to be a double world champion having won Rugby World Cups in 1991 and 1999. He also worked as an undercover police officer specialising in busting drug-rings. He has written of these experiences in a book Undercover Prop. Read more

Alistair Hargreaves - South Africa 4 Caps

Alistair Hargreaves is a former rugby union player that played as a lock. He has played for Sharks and Saracens and has picked up 4 caps playing for South Africa. Read more

Stefan Terblanche - South Africa 37 Caps

Stefan Terblanche has gained 37 caps for South Africa. He has played for Sharks, Boland Cavaliers, Ulster and Ospreys. Stefan delivers Atlas All Schools programmes in South Africa. Read more

Bob Harris

Bob Harris is a former Welsh rugby international and stalwart of the grassroots game. Having seen Atlas’s work with children in Africa, Bob is the driving force behind establishing Atlas in Wales. Read more

Jérôme Riondet

Jérôme is a former Racing Club player, Oxford Rugby Blue and now a Eurosport commentator. He is the founder and President of Atlas France. Read more

Shane Byrne - Ireland 41 Caps

Shane is a former hooker for Ireland and also won four caps with the Lions on the New Zealand tour of 2005. He played most of his club rugby with Leinster and a short stint with Saracens. Shane is much loved and remembered for his fearsome mullet haircut. He is now a successful businessman, commentator and burgeoning media celebrity, in 2014 he got his acting debut in Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie. Read more

Catherine Spencer - England 63 Caps

Catherine is the former England Women’s captain and no.8 who won six Six Nations Titles, five Grand Slams and led the team to the final in the 2010 World Cup in New Zealand. She retired from international rugby in 2011 and founded her own company Inspiring Women which provides organisations with inspiring women to develop talent and leadership. Read more

Martyn Williams - Wales 100 Caps

Martyn is a flanker who appeared 100 times for Wales, 4 for the British and Irish Lions, and captained his country. He currently holds the Welsh record for most appearances in the Five and Six Nations championships. Read more

Peter Rogers - Wales 18 Caps

Peter is a former Prop who played for Wales, but played most of his club rugby in South Africa. His strong links and knowledge of the country make him a valuable Champion of our work both in Wales, and in Africa. Read more

Les Cusworth - England 12 Caps

Fly half for Leicester and England, Les played in the Tigers three-time Premiership cup winning side. He went on to coach the England Sevens team to World Cup victory in 1993. He became Director of Rugby at Worcester RFC and then at the Argentina Rugby Union. He continues to live in Buenos Aires and champions Atlas’s All Schools programme in Argentina. Read more

Bob Skinstad - South Africa 42 Caps

Bob is a former Springbok captain and Rugby World Cup winner. He has played in Wales and England as well as South Africa and frequently captained the Barbarians. After international rugby Bob started his own company, represents a number of public bodies and charities, including his own Foundation, and works as a presenter for Sky Sports. Read more

Joel Stransky - South Africa 22 Caps

Joel is best remembered as the fly half who scored all of South Africa’s points and the winning drop goal against New Zealand in the 1995 World Cup Final.  He has his own SA educational charity and our Champion for the Atlas All Schools programme in Israel. Read more

Don James Jr - USA 9 Caps

Don was a tighthead prop who represented the USA 9 times, won the Collegiate title 4 times with the University of California, played in Ireland, at Harlequins and for Oxford in the Varsity Match. He also played high level football (the American kind). He is on the US Rugby Foundation Board of Directors and in the University of California Athletic Hall of Fame. He founded and runs a successful IT company with offices around the world. Read more