8 09, 2016

GHSAA Continues To Make History Heading To Their Biggest Stage Yet

The Girls High School All-Americans (GHSAA) Powered By Atavus program has crossed the pond to France to embark on their second international sevens tour of the year. After success in Vancouver in March, going undefeated in an international tournament held alongside the HSBC Sevens Series stop in Canada, the All-Americans look forward to another competitive, [...]

1 08, 2016

[USA Rugby] USA Rugby Names 2016 US Olympic Men’s Rugby Team

UPDATE: Nate Augspurger, Martin Iosefo, Shalom Suniula selected as travel replacements. LAFAYETTE, Colo. - USA Rugby Men's Sevens Head Coach Mike Friday has selected the 12 athletes and his seven staff to represent Team USA in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The diverse roster includes athletes from across the country, international rugby stars and an NFL [...]

14 03, 2016

[The Breakdown] Bydwell Praises All American 7s

The Girls High School All American (GHSAA) 7s team assembled for the second time in its existence, and with similar results to its inaugural outing, won the Vancouver Rugby Festival in commanding fashion. The age-grade stars went 5-0, outscored the competition 214-5, and ended their campaign with a 55-0 championship victory over the B.C. Elite. [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

9 12, 2015

ATAVUS x Rugby. Team Up For FREE T

Over the recent months, we've collaborated with ATAVUS on a couple projects as they shifted their name from SEREVI to expand their relentless pursuit of teaching and molding the future players of American Rugby at all levels.  New Name, Same Game. ATAVUS continues to do something Rugby as a whole has not been able to accomplish over the [...]

16 11, 2015

Yale Director of Rugby Greg McWilliams Joins ATAVUS

Coach educator brings technical and tactical knowledge to continue to build Rugby curriculum SEATTLE (November 16, 2015) – Current Director of Rugby at Yale University and USA Rugby Collegiate All-American coach Greg McWilliams has joined ATAVUS to develop Rugby specific curriculum, provide elite level coaching at ATAVUS camps and academies, and drive coach development within [...]