ATAVUS Launches to Champion Growth of American Rugby

Founders of Serevi Rugby Broaden Approach to Instill Character and Grow Opportunities Through Rugby Last week, Serevi Rugby re-launched as ATAVUS (atavus.com), a company relentlessly driven to breed character, develop skills and champion Rugby in the USA and beyond. Building on the success of Serevi Rugby, ATAVUS will deliver sustained, progression-based programming that provides coaching inclusive … Read more

USA Rugby Women’s National Team WCCA, WJAA & GHSAA Coaches Appointed

The three female age-grade national teams have found new coaches for 2015 and beyond. Sue Whitwell is the newly-appointed head coach of the AIG Women’s Collegiate All-Americans, Farrah Douglas was hired as of coach the Girls High School All-Americans powered by Serevi, and Wil Snape will oversee the AIG Women’s Junior All-Americans on an interim … Read more

American Rugby Pro Training Center to Host Women’s All Services Military 7s Camp

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., The American Rugby Pro Training Center announced today that it will be hosting an All Services Military Women’s Sevens CampJuly 24-27, 2015. The camp is open to all female service members, active, guard, and reserve, and will serve as one of the selection vehicles for the first Elite Armed Forces Women’s Sevens Rugby … Read more

National All Star Competition (NASC) at JMU | Jun 2-Jun 6, 2015

The return of the National All Star Competition (NASC) (in a different format) is here! It includes 203 senior, collegiate, and U20 women as USA Rugby works to realign their pathways. They’ve flocked to James Madison University and were divided into four senior, two collegiate, and two U20 teams for a two-game series within each respective age … Read more

2015 Collegiate Rugby Championships – Expanded to 12 Women’s Teams

We’ve been pretty critical about the Collegiate Rugby Championship and how they handle any competition that isn’t the Collegiate Men. In the past the men have had incredible support including all matches in the Stadium, access to elite match officials, meals, premium hotels,  jersey assistance, off-field wear and more. The women’s teams have played off site (sometimes … Read more

2015 Girls’ High School Rugby National Invitational Championships – May 16-17

The 2015 Girls’ High School Rugby National Invitational Championships are taking place May 16-17, 2015 at Founder’s Field in Pittsburgh, PA. The 16 team Championship features two divisions and is celebrating it’s 15th year! Quarterfinal and Semifinal matches will be held Saturday, May 16, with Division Finals played the morning and afternoon of Sunday, May 17. … Read more

USA Rugby Academy, Serevi Rugby announce summer 2015 Resident Camps

The USA Rugby Academy, powered by Serevi®, has announced dates and locations for its 2015 series of High Performance Resident Camps aimed at identifying top players and providing a specific development pathway to the men’s and women’s U.S. National Teams. Working alongside USA Rugby, Serevi will host four resident camps around the country providing the … Read more

WANTED: USA Rugby Seeking Head Coaches for WCAAs & GHSAAs

USA Rugby is looking for candidates for head coach roles for their Women’s Collegiate All-Americans and Girls High School All-Americans. Applicant coaches must hold a Level 200 certification, while those interested in the WCAA and GHSAA positions will need a record of coaching women that demonstrates excellence over time. Leadership and communication skills will be important … Read more

USA Rugby Adjusts Women’s Eagles Pathway, NASCs & Coaching Opps

Lots of things have been happening with the development of women’s rugby at USA Rugby in the past few months. First it was the announcement of the new Women’s Eagles Pathway (including bringing back the NASCs), then Pete Steingberg weighed (defended) in on the NASCs and finally the Elite Coach Pathway & Elite Coach Development Program was released. Lets … Read more