25 07, 2016

[The Rugby Breakdown] Atavus Hosts Olympic Viewing Parties

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 [...]

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 [...]

22 03, 2016

[USA Rugby] Richie Walker Appointed Women’s Eagles Sevens Head Coach

CHULA VISTA, Calif. – Richie Walker will lead the Women's Eagles Sevens program through the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games, USA Rugby announced Tuesday, following Jules McCoy's release from the United States Olympic Committee's Olympic Training Center. Walker has been a long-time servant of USA Rugby and the growth of rugby in the United States, [...]

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 [...]

25 06, 2015

[THE WASHINGTON POST] Rugby takes small step to Olympics; bigger jump to get fans

Returning to the Olympics is one step for rugby. But grabbing the limelight is a bigger jump, particularly in countries like Brazil where the sport has little following. “It’s very hard to get on the radar in this market the way football is,” Brett Gosper, the chief executive officer of World Rugby, said Wednesday [...]