Corey Kroboth – President

Corey was proudly born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA when rugby was just starting to catch on, so he started his rugby career a bit later in 2016 at Virginia Tech where he played prop until he graduated in 2019. He promptly moved to DC to start his software consulting career and instantly found home with the Potomac Exiles. His goal for the club as president is for PERC to maintain the most exciting brand of rugby in the DC area while also providing a fun, friendly outlet for all players at training. Give him a holler for details about joining or with any questions!

Please email Corey at:

Ricky Schneider – Vice President

Rick Schneider began his rugby career at Texas State University in 2009 where he served as Treasurer and Vice President. Following graduation Rick played for the Austin Blacks RFC and the San Marcos Greys RFC, finishing 3rd nationally in 2016. Rick then played for the Schuylkill River Exiles from 2017-2020, starting at loose-head prop for the D1 club, including an international tour to South Africa. Rick has been a member of the Potomac Exiles since 2020, and became Vice President in 2024.

If you would like to reach Ricky for rugby inquires, or antique furniture please email Ricky at:

Owen Lentz – Head Coach: 15s

Owen has been coaching the Potomac Exiles since 2016 and was player for the club prior to becoming head coach. He was a longtime loose forward and hooker for the Maryland Exiles, and represented the United States in the 2007 Rugby World Cup. In addition to Owen’s rugby experience, he is a certified personal trainer and applies both of his skillsets towards the coaching for the club. For questions about strategy, game plan, or anything else Potomac Exiles, feel free to contact Owen.


Sid Miller – Assistant Coach

Sid started playing rugby in 1968 at University of Maryland. His rugby CV includes:

Coached UMD Women in 1976.
Coached UMD Men from 1979-1985 which culminated in a second place finish nationally in 1985.
Coached Maryland Old Boys from 1985 -1989.
Assistant Coach at Maryland Old Boys from 1996- 1998.
Assistant Coach at UMD from 2008-2009.
Assistant Coach at DeMatha High School from 2011- 2012.
Assistant Coach at Rocky Gorge RFC from 2013-2017.
Assistant Coach at Good Counsel High School from 2017-2022.

Grayson Haynes – Brand Ambassador

Grayson Haynes started playing rugby while living in Naples, Italy at the age of 13. Learning to speak Italian and the sport of rugby at the same time was a welcome challenge, he started his career at lock where his love of line-outs began. Later, Grayson’s family moved to McLean, VA where he played for McLean-Langley Rugby club who went undefeated his senior year. Grayson then chose the University of Delaware where he played for the next several years in addition playing Wilmington Rugby Football Club.  After graduation he came back to DC and was happy to find himself playing for the Potomac Exiles.


Pat Cusick – Match Secretary

Pat started playing Rugby in highschool at Salesianum in Delaware. He then played for a season with the Happy Valley Barbarians in State College PA after which he played for Penn State for the remainder of his time at college. Pat found his way to PERC a bit after college and has been playing for the team since.

If you need to schedule a rugby match or event with the Potomac Exiles, please contact Pat at :

Micheal Minchik – Officer At Large

Mike started playing rugby in 2001 during his senior year at Gonzaga high school in Washington DC, as an eight man. When he got to college his talents for being a large man were quickly recognized, and he switched to prop, where he played for five years at the University of Delaware. After moving back home to the Bethesda MD, he played rugby with the Maryland Exiles as both prop and second row. Mike served as president of the Potomac Exiles Rugby club from 2014 to 2023 and he continues to play lock (the type that can’t jump in line-outs). Mike continues to support the club as an officer and hopes to continue his rugby career for another 20 years.