Garth Wakeford has been passionate about the game of rugby since his youth. During the 1990s, he played professionally for Eastern Province and College Rovers in South Africa and London Scottish FC and Bury St Edmunds RUFC in England. In addition, Garth Wakeford was a member of the Vancouver Rowing Club in 1999. He serves as President of the Montauk Rugby Football Club and its team, the Montauk Sharks, a position in which he uses his athletic experience and ability to support the team’s players, who have competed in both Major League Rugby and the USA Rugby National Championship Series.
Garth Wakeford also acts as President and founder of Hamptons Rugby LLC, an East Hampton, New York-based business that offers 100 percent silk ties for rugby enthusiasts. These ties come in a number of colors and designs while remaining tasteful enough to wear to the office. Garth Wakeford also serves as co-founder and President of Hamptons 7s LLC in East Hampton, New York, an organization that hosts an annual rugby tournament to benefit charity.
Previously, Garth Wakeford served as a Personal Trainer at LA PALESTRA in New York, a state-of-the-art facility that combines customized exercise programs with traditional and alternative medicine to improve the health and wellness of its many clients.