Advance your Rugby talent at the Summer Skills Session!
Every Tuesday from July 6 – July 27
Dublin Coffman Park, 5200 Emerald Pkwy, Dublin
5pm – 7 pm | 6th – 8th Grade
7pm – 9pm | 9th – 12th Grade
We welcome all players to join the Summer Skills session for grades 6th through 12th. The sessions will take place every Tuesday from 5pm-9pm depending on the player’s grade. Players will have hands on skill training from Rugby Ohio coaches and staff to help prepare for the fall season. The cost is $100.00 per player and that covers each of the four dates.
- Tuesday, July 6 – Passing/Handling
- Tuesday, July 13 – Tackle Technique
- Tuesday, July 20 – Kicking & Set Piece
- Tuesday, July 27 – The Breakdown
Chris Schade – Chris started playing rugby at Ohio University. After graduating, he trained with Tiger Academy and played with 1823 & Scioto Valley. Chris played in the first pro rugby competition in the USA for the Ohio Aviators. He has spent the last 4 years playing in the MLR. He also helps coach Scioto Valley and is the Youth Commissioner for the Cap City Conference.
Johnny Jackson – Johnny is a strength and conditioning coach. He has 20+ years of rugby playing experience across Chile, Scotland and the USA. He also has 10+ years of S&C coaching experience. He has dedicated his career to developing athletes’ speed, strength and fitness.
Derek Patick – Derek played rugby at Miami of Ohio from 2009-2012. He played with 1823 from 2009-2015 and Scioto Valley from 2015-2020. In 2017 Derek competed in the Maccabiah games with team USA and won gold! in 2021, He began coaching for Scioto Valley and is the Program Director for Columbus East/ Bexley Youth Rugby
How to Sign Up
Please dress for the outdoor climate and wear sunscreen. Players are encouraged to bring their own water bottles with their name on them and tennis shoes or cleats, if they have them.
If you have any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org