31 08, 2016

[GOFF Rugby Report] Mom Figure, Up-and-Comer, Stockert Leads AA 7s

The Women’s Collegiate All Americans finished 2nd in the ATAVUS Women’s Elite 7s in Infinity Park last weekend, losing in the final to an Eagle-lade Scion team, but the experience was a useful one nonetheless. Captaining the team was the only non-collegiate on the All American squad. With Coach Brandon Sparks using the All American [...]

25 07, 2016

[GOFF] Atavus Supporting Olympic Effort

SEATTLE, Wash. As rugby is thrust into the Olympic spotlight this summer in Rio when it returns to the games for the first time since 1924, Seattle-based sports education and technology Atavus is throwing its full support behind the US Women's and Men's Olympic Rugby teams. Two Atavus high performance coaches are leading the 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 [...]

29 04, 2016

[Rugby Today] ATAVUS Partnership Introduces Rugby Specific S&C Programming

SEATTLE – (April 27, 2016) ATAVUS  and Volt Athletics today announced the launch of a new technology platform to bring individualized, affordable, rugby-specific strength and conditioning (S&C) programs to athletes around the world. Volt Athletics’ technology will deliver rugby-specific training built by veteran ATAVUS high performance coaches, allowing rugby players to train like an ATAVUS athlete [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

14 08, 2015

[GOFF] ATAVUS U18s Picked for Glendale

The ATAVUS U18 All-Stars are set to compete in the seven-team Serevi RugbyTown 7s U18 bracket in Glendale, Colo. The players come from seven different states, including both coasts, and are led by HS All American Alfonso Cornu, and Eagle Impact Rugby Academy player Sean Lumkong. Several have played select-side, mostly at the younger age [...]

13 08, 2015

[TIAR] A Day At The High School ATAVUS Resident Camp

Last week we were lucky enough to spend some time at the ATAVUS High School Resident Camp at the University of Washington. For those who aren't aware evert sumner ATAVUS has several camps around the country for all different levels. The resident camp that we attended was for high school students, both male and female, [...]