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OFFICIAL RECRUITERS

RUGBY PROGRAMS RECRUITING AT THE TROPICAL 7s

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RECRUITER: USA RUGBY

COUNTRY: USA

RECRUITER TYPE: National Union

RECRUITING FOR: Mens, Womens and age grade rugby programs

DETAILS: USA Rugby is the national governing body for the sport of rugby union in the United States. Its role is to achieve and maintain high levels of quality in all aspects of rugby. USA Rugby is responsible for the promotion and development of the sport in the U.S., and promotion of U.S. international participation.

CONTACT: Brendan Keane

TEL: +1 720-263-2433

EMAIL: membership@usa.rugby

WEBSITE: www.usa.rugby

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RECRUITER: Siena College

COUNTRY: USA

RECRUITER TYPE: University

RECRUITING FOR: Mens & Womens rugby programs

DETAILS: Mens D1 collegiate, men NCR national quarterfinals 2023 Womens D2 collegiate, NCR national last 16 2023

CONTACT: Greg Matthew

TEL: +1 518-527-7103

EMAIL: gmatthew@siena.edu

WEBSITE: https://sienasaints.com/sports/rugby

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RECRUITER: Trinity Western University

COUNTRY: CANADA

RECRUITER TYPE: University

RECRUITING FOR: Mens & Womens rugby programs

DETAILS: Located in beautiful British Columbia, Canada, Trinity Western Rugby competes with the best schools in North America. Men's 15s - Canadian University Men's Rugby Championships & USA D1A competition & international competitions. Women's 7s compete in Canada West 7s Circuit and international tournaments. Both are full varsity programs with athletic scholarships available. Contact us @Twurugby today!

CONTACT: Andrew Evans

TEL: +1 250 516 4779

EMAIL: andrewevans@twu.ca

WEBSITE: www.gospartans.ca

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RECRUITER: Newberry College 

COUNTRY: USA

RECRUITER TYPE: University

RECRUITING FOR: Women's rugby program

DETAILS: Newly developed collegiate rugby program competing in NCAA D2. Located in Newberry, South Carolina Program began it's first developmental year in 2022 Our inaugural 15s season will begin in the fall of 2024. Contact Coach Enright for more information about scholarships and joining the team!

CONTACT: Eric Enright

TEL: +1 281-536-6267

EMAIL: eric.enright@newberry.edu

WEBSITE: https://www.newberry.edu/

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RECRUITER:  Army West Point 

COUNTRY: USA

RECRUITER TYPE: University

RECRUITING FOR: Men's rugby program

DETAILS: Established in 1961 Army Men's Rugby provides a Division 1 athletic experience that develops leaders of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, and Country. Army Rugby is a varsity program, fully supported by the athletic department, that competes in the Rugby East D1A Rugby competition. Army Rugby has access to premier facilities, coaching, performance support, top-tier academics, and is ranked #1 in class size & most accessible professors in the country.

CONTACT: Jake Mizell

TEL: +1 563-605-0990

EMAIL: jacob.mizell@westpoint.edu

WEBSITE: https://goarmywestpoint.com/sports/mens-rugby

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RECRUITER:  MacDowell Rugby 

COUNTRY: Canada 

RECRUITER TYPE: Academy

RECRUITING FOR: Mens & Women rugby program

DETAILS: MacDOWELLRUGBY Academy is a full time school-based rugby program where students can earn phys-ed and leadership credits towards their high school diploma. Our program is holistic and focuses on rugby skill development, physical and mental health, and developing both academic and life skills that will help students achieve their goals and dreams. Student-athletes are supported daily by a full team of staff to meet all their needs on and off the field, including rugby skills, strength and conditioning, and mental skills coaches, as well as teachers and support staff.

CONTACT: Robin MacDowell

TEL: +1 250-507-0997

EMAIL: robin@macdowellrugby.ca

WEBSITE: macdowellrugby.ca

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RECRUITER:  Cardiff Metropolitan University

COUNTRY: UK

RECRUITER TYPE: University 

RECRUITING FOR: Mens & Women rugby program

DETAILS: Cardiff Metropolitan University has a long history of nurturing and developing rugby athletes. The Men's team has expanded to 12 teams, playing from the top level in UK University sports as well as national leagues. There are 2 women's team at present, with the ambition to expand this, they play in the top UK University sports leagues. Both our Men's and Women's rugby teams are part of the University's Performance Sports. Within the clubs players are identified and placed in a High-Performance Group allowing them to achieve the highest standards while having the additional support of Strength and Conditioning programmes, Athlete Lifestyle Support, Nutritional Support and Medical Support.

CONTACT: Rob Alexander

TEL: +44 755-200-5654

EMAIL: americas@cardiffmet.ac.uk

WEBSITE: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk

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RECRUITER:  Palmer College of Chiropractic 

COUNTRY: USA

RECRUITER TYPE: University 

RECRUITING FOR: Mens & Women rugby program

DETAILS: Palmer College Rugby Club is an open club for men and women who want to join. The program focuses mainly on individuals that want to pursue a career in chiropractic and offers scholarships to individuals who play while they study.

CONTACT: Alex Lourens

TEL: +1 515-443-4716

EMAIL: alexander.lourens@palmer.edu

WEBSITE: https://www.palmer.edu/student-life/palmer-rugby/

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RECRUITER:  Aquinas College 

COUNTRY: USA

RECRUITER TYPE: University 

RECRUITING FOR: Women rugby program

DETAILS: We are a D1 varsity program in Grand Rapids, MI. With a new coach, we have geared towards competing in 15's in the Fall and 7's in the Spring.

CONTACT: Dani Harris

TEL: +1 616-648-5904

EMAIL: harrisd@aquinas.edu

WEBSITE: https://aqsaints.com/sports/womens-rugby

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RECRUITER:  Rugby Academy Ireland

COUNTRY: Ireland

RECRUITER TYPE: Academy  

RECRUITING FOR: Mens & Women rugby program

DETAILS: Experience European rugby in Ireland, through our part and full time rugby development program.

CONTACT: Johan Taylor

TEL: +353 864-129-196

EMAIL: Johan@rugbyacademyireland.ie

WEBSITE: Www.rugbyacademyireland.ie

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RECRUITER:  American International College

COUNTRY: USA

RECRUITER TYPE: University 

RECRUITING FOR: Mens & Women rugby program

DETAILS: AIC boasts a DI Men's program and a NCAA Varsity Women's DII program. Both programs are school funded and offer multiple forms of scholarship. Our DI Men's players have been selected to age grade USA Rugby National Team rosters. Our alumni have represented the US Senior National Team and professional teams including MLR & PR7's teams. AIC's Varsity Women's DII program has players who currently compete for positions in the age grade USA Rugby National Team rosters and the Ireland National Team. Director of Rugby, Coach T Fletcher, has represented the U.S. internationally and is a current PR7's Coach.

CONTACT: Jameson Bonti

TEL: +1 860-878-7469

EMAIL: jameson.bonti@aic.edu

WEBSITE: https://aicyellowjackets.com/sports/mrugby/index

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RECRUITER:  Niagara University

COUNTRY: USA

RECRUITER TYPE: University 

RECRUITING FOR: Mens & Women rugby program

DETAILS: Niagara University is a small catholic university nestled on the Niagara River in north Buffalo just 8 minutes away from Niagara Falls. With the university's support, our goal is to recruit prospects interested in getting a degree at a top university while playing rugby. Within the next 18 months, both our men and women's programs will be Division I rugby programs.

CONTACT: David Chapman

TEL: +1 315-750-8219

EMAIL: dchapman@niagara.edu

WEBSITE: www.nurugby.com

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RECRUITER:  SJ Pathways

COUNTRY: USA

RECRUITER TYPE: Academy

RECRUITING FOR: We are a new u23 and u19 program in Arlington, VA . With a new coach,fields and equipment geared towards competing in 15's in the Spring and Fall and 7's in the Summer. If you are taking a gap year and interested in playing Mens or Women's program with Mid Atlantic Rugby Football Union.

CONTACT: Steve Johnson

TEL: +1 720-297-5021

EMAIL: steve@sjpathways.com

WEBSITE: www.sjpathways.com

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