Diego Ormaechea (born 19 July 1959) is a former Uruguayan rugby union player and a current coach. He played as a number eight. Ormaechea is considered the greatest Uruguayan rugby player of all time. His contribution to rugby has been significant, not only as a player and coach, but as an inspirational personality that attracts many youngsters to the sport.
|Birth name||Diego Ormaechea|
|Date of birth||July 19, 1959|
|Place of birth||Montevideo, Uruguay|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||15 st 6 lb (98 kg; 216 lb)|
|Notable relative(s)||Agustín Ormaechea (son)|
|Rugby union career|
His profession is Veterinary Surgeon specialised in Racing Horses. He is one of the top veterinary surgeons in South America in his discipline.
His son, Agustín Ormaechea, is a current Uruguayan international rugby union player.