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Coach Development Day

Coach Development Day 2022

Rugby PA is excited to partner with the EPRU and MARC to announce the return of our Coach Development Day for 2022. The goal of this event is to again create a day that helps prepare and advance the knowledge of the coaches from Pennsylvania and the surrounding areas. Using resources from both USA Rugby and Major League Rugby, we will be offering a coaches clinic and Level 1 Coaching Certification course. The two different programs are designed to allow a coach from any level to come and get value from the event.

This years event will take place on Sunday, February 6th at Centerville Middle School in Lancaster, PA. Those who will be registering for the Level 1 Certification, will do so using the link below (via USA Rugby Website). The cost of this course is $125 and includes lunch. Those who will be attending the Coaches Clinic can register using the link below on the right. The cost for the Coaches Clinic is $50 and also includes lunch.

Centerville Middle School
865 Centerville Rd, Lancaster, PA 17601


Coach Certification Course (Level 1)
  • 8:30am : Check in
  • 9:00am - 12:00pm : Part 1 
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm : Lunch
  • 1:00pm - 4:00pm : Part 2
  • 5:00pm : Happy Hour (TBD)
Coach Development Clinic
  • 9:00am : Check in
  • 9:30am - 10:45 am : Ryszard Chadwick - Building an Effective Attack 
  • 10:45am - 12:00pm : Mike Hodgins - The Art of Coaching
  • 12:00pm - 12:30pm : Lunch
  • 12:30pm - 1:00pm : Q & A Panel
  • 1:00pm - 1:30pm : Law Updates with Aaron Davis
  • 1:30pm - 2:30pm : Stephen Lewis - Breakdown Decision Making 
  • 2:30pm - 3:30pm : Josie Ziluca - Creation of Space & Benefits of Touch Rugby
  • 5:00pm : Happy Hour (TBD)

Guest Speakers

Josie Ziluca: Princeton University Women's Rugby

Stephen Lewis: Rugby United New York

Mike Hodgins: Buffalo University Men's Rugby

Ryszard Chadwick: Northeast Academy