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18 02, 2016

[USA Rugby] USA Rugby Announces Women’s Age-Grade Player Pool

BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby announces age-grade pool of 38 players that were identified at the winter National All-Star Competition in Lakeland, Fla., as well as the various 2015 tours. The age-grade coaches have identified the players they believe have a strong chance to become Eagles and play in World Cups and Olympics. Players in [...]

17 02, 2016

[The Breakdown] HS All Americans Host East Camp

The Girls High School All Americans (GHSAA) Powered by ATAVUS held its East Winter Camp in Clermont, Fla. From Feb. 12-15, 40 players lived the high performance lifestyle at the National Training Center and all are hoping for selection to upcoming All American tours. GHSAA head coach Farrah Douglas was joined by assistant coaches Emily Bydwell, Anna Kunkel and Richard Ramirez, [...]

16 02, 2016

[GOFF] ATAVUS Conference in Las Vegas Brings Sports Together

Coaches from football and rugby continue to work together to figure out how both sports can handle contact and tackling in the safest way possible, while also retaining a competitive edge. On March 2-3 in Las Vegas, just before the USA 7s tournament, ATAVUS will host its 4th annual Coach Development Conference, designed to help coaches develop on-field [...]

3 02, 2016

ATAVUS San Diego – Press Release

ATAVUS and MM7 Partner to Provide Daily Training Environment to Rugby Athletes in San Diego ATAVUS Powered by MM7, an official USA Rugby NDA, will now provide year-round Rugby and physical development programming to aspiring men and women at the senior (18+) and junior levels (U18)   SAN DIEGO (January 28, 2016) – ATAVUS and [...]

1 02, 2016

[USA Rugby] Arizona hosts GHSAAs powered by ATAVUS

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – USA Rugby Girls High School All-Americans powered by ATAVUS Head Coach Farrah Douglas held a regional camp at Grande Sports Academy Jan. 15-18. The West Winter Camp, which precedes the East Winter Camp to be held at the National Training Center in Clermont, Fla., Feb. 12-15, saw 37 young athletes train [...]

29 01, 2016

[USA Rugby] Clever, youth highlight Americas Rugby Championship roster

BOULDER, Colo. – Men's Eagles coach John Mitchell will have a mix of veterans and youngsters in his first assembly with the national team, as 37 athletes have been made available for the inaugural Americas Rugby Championship. Longtime U.S. captain Todd Clever returns to the fold with fellow Newcastle Falcon Eric Fry, while Cam Dolan, [...]

29 01, 2016

[GOFF] ATAVUS Academy Begins Daily Training in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (January 28, 2016) – ATAVUS and MM7 Training Center have partnered to expand the ATAVUS Academy in San Diego, providing sustained, year-round player development for women and men at the senior (18+) and junior (U18) levels. As an official USA Rugby National Development Academy, the ATAVUS Academy Powered by MM7 provides athletes with customized multi-week cycle strength and conditioning [...]

27 01, 2016

[The Breakdown] Ringgenberg, Emba: New 7s Residents

Minnesota ATAVUS Athlete Christy Ringgenberg trains her way back to Chula Vista ahead of Rio 2016. USA Women 7s coach Julie McCoy has added Christy Ringgenberg and Cheta Emba as residents at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center. The additions come after a weeklong high performance camp during which McCoy was considering new contracts and [...]

26 01, 2016

[Vodafone Warriors] Super Bowl Winner Trains With Vodafone Warriors

Seattle Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka took time out from his New Zealand holiday to join the Vodafone Warriors at training today. After watching a field session, he spent time one-on-one with Vodafone Warriors halfback and goal kicker Shaun Johnson. "It's an amazing game, and it’s something that most Americans don't know much about. My dad [...]

25 01, 2016

[The Washington Post] Counter-Intuitive Idea That Could Drastically Reduce Football’s Concussions

By Terrence McCoy / The Washington Post Football Concussions - The hit didn’t look that bad. The coach had seen his star defensive player withstand far worse. But still, there Chris Beranger was, laying on the turf after colliding with a teammate near the goal line. “Discombobulated,” is the description that Sean McDonnell, coach of the University [...]