Anna Symonds’ rugby career includes a USA Rugby Division I National Championship (2014), selection to the National All-Star Competition, and a Sydney Premiership Championship (2003). She represented the USA at the 2015 Touch Rugby World Cup and has won three national championships in Touch with the Portland Hunters (2007, 2013, 2017). She has also competed in mixed martial arts (MMA).  Anna holds an MA in Communication from the University of Portland where she was named Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year in 2011. Professionally, she is a CBD educator and advocate with East Fork Cultivars’ CBD Certified program. As a pledged brain donor to the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank, she supports the work of The Concussion Legacy Foundation.

Anna Symonds

Athlete Ambassador

Sport:

Rugby

Position:

Center

Team(s):

ORSU Jesters (Portland), Westshore Valkyries (BC), Warringah Rats (Sydney), Portland Hunters (Touch)

Years Active:

2001 – current

Career Highlights:

Anna Symonds’ rugby career includes a USA Rugby Division I National Championship (2014), selection to the National All-Star Competition, and a Sydney Premiership Championship (2003). She represented the USA at the 2015 Touch Rugby World Cup and has won three national championships in Touch with the Portland Hunters (2007, 2013, 2017). She has also competed in mixed martial arts (MMA). Anna holds an MA in Communication from the University of Portland where she was named Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year in 2011. Professionally, she is a CBD educator and advocate with East Fork Cultivars’ CBD Certified program. As a pledged brain donor to the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank, she supports the work of The Concussion Legacy Foundation.

Articles:

Anna Symonds’ rugby career includes a USA Rugby Division I National Championship (2014), selection to the National All-Star Competition, and a Sydney Premiership Championship (2003). She represented the USA at the 2015 Touch Rugby World Cup and has won three national championships in Touch with the Portland Hunters (2007, 2013, 2017). She has also competed in mixed martial arts (MMA).  Anna holds an MA in Communication from the University of Portland where she was named Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year in 2011. Professionally, she is a CBD educator and advocate with East Fork Cultivars’ CBD Certified program. As a pledged brain donor to the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank, she supports the work of The Concussion Legacy Foundation.