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News & Updates

  • High School Registration Opens

    Monday, January 4, 2021

  • Youth Registration Opens

    Monday, February 1, 2021

  • Complete SportLoMo Training

    All coaches should have attended or watched the first SportLoMo training session to learn how to navigate through the new system. The final training is Thursday, January 14 at 7:30pm EST.

  • Join the Coaches Corner Call

    Third Thursday of every month at 7pm EST

  • Finish Team Rosters

    Upload your team rosters in SportLoMo’s coaching portal by March 1.

Training & Certifications

Rugby Ohio requires completion of Level 100 for all Youth and High School Coaches

Level 100 serves as an introduction to the game of Rugby and the basics of the coaching process. Completion of this course is required prior to attending a Level 200 course. While USA Rugby finishes the Level 100 online course, coaches can complete the IRB Rugby Ready course to receive equivalency for Level 100 accreditation.

To complete the World Rugby Rugby Ready online module:
  1. Go to and click on the Register button.
  2. Enter your personal information and create a username and password.
  3. Complete all 12 of the lessons marked with an “X.” These lessons are called:
    • Pre-participation
    • Equipment, environment and emergency plan
    • Warm up,” Cool down
    • Physical Conditioning
    • Lifestyle,” “Taking the ball into contact
    • The tackle
    • Ruck and Maul
    • The scrum
    • the lineout
    • Injury management

Upcoming Events

Check out the Rugby Ohio calendar for upcoming meetings, trainings, competitions and more.

Build a Team

If you, or someone you know, is interested in building a youth or high school team contact us to learn how.