31 08, 2016

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

2017-05-01T09:08:17+00:00

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 [...]

[GOFF Rugby Report] Mom Figure, Up-and-Comer, Stockert Leads AA 7s 2017-05-01T09:08:17+00:00
19 08, 2016

[The Breakdown] Atavus Hosts Elite 7s Tournament

2017-05-01T09:08:17+00:00

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 [...]

[The Breakdown] Atavus Hosts Elite 7s Tournament 2017-05-01T09:08:17+00:00
8 08, 2016

[King 5] Rugby player Ryan Carlyle credits Seattle for Olympic boost

2017-05-01T09:08:17+00:00

One of the athletes who will be first to compete took a detour to Seattle on her Road to Rio. Ryan Carlyle will be one to watch starting Saturday in Womens' Rugby Sevens. Carlyle didn’t follow the normal path. She didn’t start playing rugby until college, and then worked as a marketing director for rugby [...]

[King 5] Rugby player Ryan Carlyle credits Seattle for Olympic boost 2017-05-01T09:08:17+00:00
27 07, 2016

[USA Rugby] GHSAAs Powered by Atavus Selected for 2016 Competitions

2017-05-01T09:08:18+00:00

LAFAYETTE, Colo. - The Girls High School All-Americans powered by ATAVUS will venture on three tours in the final half of the year, with more than 80 young athletes set to receive international experience in 15s and the Olympic sport of Rugby Sevens. Led by Head Coach Farrah Douglas, a GHSAA 'east' team will travel [...]

[USA Rugby] GHSAAs Powered by Atavus Selected for 2016 Competitions 2017-05-01T09:08:18+00:00
25 07, 2016

[The Rugby Breakdown] Atavus Hosts Olympic Viewing Parties

2017-05-01T09:08:19+00:00

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

[The Rugby Breakdown] Atavus Hosts Olympic Viewing Parties 2017-05-01T09:08:19+00:00
25 07, 2016

[GOFF] Atavus Supporting Olympic Effort

2017-05-01T09:08:19+00:00

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 [...]

[GOFF] Atavus Supporting Olympic Effort 2017-05-01T09:08:19+00:00
30 06, 2016

[GOFF] Swiryns Rehab Fueled Teammates, Atavus, and Olympic Dream

2017-05-01T09:08:19+00:00

Kevin Swiryn’s comeback story was inspirational, and then tragic, and maybe could be inspirational once more. The former Saint Mary’s All American who became the USA 7s team captain had retired from the game in 2012 due to a series of injuries. He was in pain, beaten down after years of non-stop rugby, and needed [...]

[GOFF] Swiryns Rehab Fueled Teammates, Atavus, and Olympic Dream 2017-05-01T09:08:19+00:00
8 06, 2016

[NJ.com True Jersey] Why is Rutgers Football Coach Chris Ash at a rugby tournament in Philadelphia this weekend?

2016-11-29T16:54:30+00:00

Ever since he changed his ways of teaching tackling techniques in 2014 by following the lead of Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and introducing to his Ohio State charges a shoulder-leverage tackling method that is similar to the style used by helmet-less players in rugby, Chris Ash has been willing to tell anyone willing to listen why [...]

[NJ.com True Jersey] Why is Rutgers Football Coach Chris Ash at a rugby tournament in Philadelphia this weekend? 2016-11-29T16:54:30+00:00
25 05, 2016

Atavus All-Stars Assemble To Take On The British Army

2016-11-29T16:54:30+00:00

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 [...]

Atavus All-Stars Assemble To Take On The British Army 2016-11-29T16:54:30+00:00
19 05, 2016

[The Rugby Republic] On The Road To Rio: Trekking With Nathalie Marchino

2016-11-29T16:54:30+00:00

In our initial feature on Nathalie Marchino (Running To A Rio Rugby Dream: Part V), we spoke how Marchino had previously played with both the USA Eagles for 7s and 15s including World Cups for each (7s and 15s). We also discussed that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has a different and stricter set of [...]

[The Rugby Republic] On The Road To Rio: Trekking With Nathalie Marchino 2016-11-29T16:54:30+00:00