Dear Players, Parents and Coaches;
Learn from the very Best:
Canterbury Crusaders International High Performance Unit-Training Session
Sat, Sept 21, & Sun, Sept 22nd
As part of the Alaska Rugby's Union’s, Alaska Youth Rugby and Alaska Rugby Referees ongoing commitment to coaching and player development we are offering 2 days of coaching to all Coaches, Parents and players in the U14 and older groups, boys, girls, men and women
The Canterbury Crusaders; one of the best rugby clubs in the world, are visiting the US this month. We have been exceedingly lucky to have them come up to Alaska. The Crusaders will host a high level clinic for coaches (youth and adult) and managers at the Alaska Rugby Mountain Grounds.
This training session is both indoors and classroom and is open to all parents of rugby playing children who may want to help coach, manage, or learn more about rugby. It is open to all players who are in middle school and older, and any coach who wants to learn the inner secrets of developing a winning team plan.
The 2 day course aimed at coaches and managers (September 24th & September 25th) will not only touch on areas to help develop coaches at different levels but also discuss ways to create processes which create a good culture within your team to get the best out of your players and staff. Crusaders' coaches Grant Keenan and Tony Flay along with Team manager Shane Fletcher will be at AKMRG (190001 Finland Drive) to lead the course.
I may have forgotten to tell you that's its sponsored and no cost to you.
We will have a major changes in the 2019-2020 season.
The Youth Rugby Board will meet in the next week to set up the 2019-2020 season.
We will be changing websites, registration and season timing.
Coming: High school/Middle school starting Jan indoors 3x/week preparing for the Orlando 7's tournament.
U6, U9, and U12 playing will start in March indoors and then outdoors when able.
Final details will be out soon.
To help support a player, team or Alaska Youth Rugby please follow this link:
Due to the enactment of the Safe Sport Act in Feb 2018 and rugby now falling under the Olympic program all coaches, administrators and those adults who supervise players must have completed the Safe Sport course. We have the link on the Coaches Page.
Relive moments from the Mangatainoka Barbarians Youth Rugby Camp