Dan Baugh

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Dan Baugh
Date of birth (1974-09-10) September 10, 1974 (age 43)
Place of birth Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Loose Forward
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1998-2002 Canada 27 (25)

Dan Baugh (born September 10, 1974 in Regina, Saskatchewan)[1] is a Canadian rugby union player, who retired in 2005 due to a long string of injuries. He ended his career in Wales with the Cardiff Blues of the Celtic League.

A popular player at the Cardiff Arms Park, he joined the club in 1998 after back row forward Gwyn Jones broke his neck, the Canadian international is renowned for his direct running and bruising tackles enjoyed a successful period at the club. His approach has however not come without his share of injuries to his knees in particular, but it was a break to his foot which caused him to retire.

After retirement, he remained with Cardiff Blues as a conditioning coach. During the 2007–8 season he became forwards coach. In 2011 he left Cardiff Blues to take up a permanent role with Wales. In 2014 it was announced he would join Wasps RFC as the strength and conditioning coach.

He played 27 times for the Canadian national team.