MENSAH-COKER Justin < Back  
Sport Rugby Sevens, Rugby Union
CGA Canada   
Gender Male
Born 18 Nov 1983 in Vancouver, BC, CAN
Height1.96 m
Weight 107 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Vancouver, BC, CAN
Occupation Athlete
Languages French, English
Higher education General Studies - Langara College: Vancouver, BC, CAN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started playing rugby at the age of 12 while he was in High School in Kitsilano.
Why this sport? He started to play because all his other friends played in grade 8,
Club / Team Moseley RFC: Great Britain
Name of coach Geraint John
Coach from which country? Wales
Coach from what year? 2010
International Debut
Year 2004
Competing for Canada
Opponent Canada
Location Bordeaux
General Interest
Nicknames Monzie (oakvillecrusaders.com, 16 Aug 2010)
Hobbies Playing golf. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Defeating France in Churchill Cup 2010 in Colorado, USA. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2010)
Most influential person in career John Macmilan, his coach from Pacific Pride. (Athlete, 3 Aug 2010)
Hero / Idol Jonah Lomu (Athlete, 03 Aug 2010)
Injuries A first and second degree tear to his medial collateral ligament while playing for Albion in Bricksfield, England. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2010)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs On the bus, he will listen to music and keep his mind off the game. When he gets to the stadium, he checks out the pitch and does some positive visualisation. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto If you train hard and do your job by the weekend, by game time, everything should be second nature.(Athlete, 03 Aug 2010)

He is a firm believer that no one is entitled to a jersey but earn it. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2010)
Other sports He played competitive Basketball in High School and was a sought after basketball prospect for NCAA basketball. (rugbycanada.ca, 16 Aug 2010)
Ambitions He has achieved everything he has set out to do so now his goal is just to enjoy the game. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2010)