19 08, 2016

[The Breakdown] Atavus Hosts Elite 7s Tournament

SEATTLE -- On August 19-20 at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo., Atavus, a Seattle-based sports education and technology company, will host the first annual Atavus Elite Women’s 7s Tournament in and effort to provide players involved in Atavus programming with more top-level competitive opportunities. Taking place at the end of the USA Rugby Academy Women’s [...]

25 05, 2016

Atavus All-Stars Assemble To Take On The British Army

New Brunswick (June 2, 2016) - The Atavus All-Stars coaching staff has assembled 22 athletes from around the country to compete against the touring British Army side this weekend in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Led by Wil Snape, Women’s Junior All-Americans Head Coach, with the assistance of Assistant Collegiate All-American Coach James English and USA [...]

16 05, 2016

[USA SEVENS CRC] Atavus Tackling System Partnered With Rhino Rugby

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - May 12, 2016 - For the second consecutive year, the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship and Rhino Rugby are partnering to present a series of free clinics for football coaches and student-athletes to demonstrate rugby tackling techniques that can be applied to the game of football. To register in advance for the ATAVUS Tackling System Powered by Rhino demonstrations [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

5 10, 2015

ATAVUS Academy Opens in Minneapolis and San Diego Providing Year-Round Rugby Player Development

Program designed to parallel USA Rugby Developmental Pathway and increase competitiveness throughout player pool SEATTLE (October 5, 2015) – ATAVUS (rugby.atavus.com) has launched its two newest ATAVUS Academy locations in Minneapolis and San Diego to provide sustained, year-round player development. Initially both locations will focus on women’s (18+) programs, designed to parallel the USA Rugby [...]

2 09, 2015

ATAVUS Football Announces Ohio State Buckeyes and Washington Huskies as First Tackle Plan Partners

Division I universities, high school, and junior football programs join on to philosophy that leads to increased efficiency and safety of tackle SEATTLE (September 2, 2015) – Launched in 2015 to improve the efficiency and safety of the tackle, ATAVUS Football (rugby.atavus.com/football) today announced the defending national champion Ohio State University Buckeyes and the Pac-12’s [...]

20 08, 2015

ATAVUS Creates Technical Advisory Board Comprised of Leading Minds in Football

NFL veteran, leading defensive minds in the collegiate game, and three-time high school state champ coach join on to meet demand for more effective and safer tackling SEATTLE (August 20, 2015) – ATAVUS (rugby.atavus.com) announces the creation of ATAVUS Technical Advisory Board to provide guidance and first-hand insights on the needs of today’s Football coaches [...]

13 08, 2015

ATAVUS Launches Football Program to Advance Effective and Safe Tackling

Rugby-inspired tackle program for coaches built off work with Seattle Seahawks In response to Football’s evolution to a game of greater speed and spread offenses and the sport’s increased call for safety in tackling, Seattle-based ATAVUS (rugby.atavus.com) has launched ATAVUS Football. By applying Rugby principles to collegiate, high school and junior Football programs ATAVUS aims [...]

21 07, 2015

ATAVUS All-Stars Announce Women’s Collegiate 15s Roster for Niagara Camp and Ontario Storm Game

Competition provides unique opportunity for athlete development and preparation SEATTLE (July 21, 2015) – The ATAVUS All-Stars Women’s Collegiate 15s team will come together for camp July 22nd through 26th at Niagara University in Lewiston, New York. The camp is highlighted by a game against the Canadian Provincial Select side, Ontario Storm, on July 25th [...]