Course Objectives

We at USA Rugby would like to personally thank you for taking the time to commit to learning how to become a better rugby coach.  The educational journey you are about to take will help you to provide the best possible sporting experience for both you and all the members of your team. 

Course Objectives: 

After completing this course, coaches will be able to:
  • Understand and articulate the history and origin of the game
  • Understand and accept the responsibilities and expectations of managing a program affiliated with USA Rugby
  • Facilitate proper training and match preparation, teach fundamental rugby skills, and lead sessions that are age and ability appropriate, while featuring a game-like approach to fostering player development
  • Articulate the Coaching Process
  • Understand the Coaching Continuum
  • Understand Key Factor Analysis
  • Demonstrate and coach technical aspects of the game (including safety in the contact area, set piece and kicking)