Frequently Asked Questions


If you are a parent of a current or potential player, please read the following questions to further assist your need. If you have any additional questions please contact our staff at

Q: What ages does Rugby Ohio support?

A: Rugby Ohio supports boys and girls ages Pre-K thru 12th grade. The teams vary but we have a spot for everyone!

Q: Where in Ohio does Rugby Ohio play?

A: We are a statewide non-profit organization. We currently serve the surrounding areas of Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, Toledo and Youngstown and many more. For a list of our teams visit the club finder page.

Q: What if Rugby Ohio doesn’t have a team where my child lives?

A: Contact us! We are actively building new teams in new areas throughout Ohio. Find out how easy it is to build a new team.

Q: How much does it cost to play rugby?

A: Prices vary depending on age, type of program and individual club fees.

Q: Are registration fees refundable?

A: Yes, under certain circumstances.  Fees are refunded by the entity that charges those fees.  Rugby Ohio fees are refundable in full within 2 weeks, if the player has not played in a game.  50% are refundable after the two weeks but within a month from the date of registration.  As soon as a player participates in one game or scrimmage, fees are no longer refundable.

Q: Do you offer flag rugby?

A: Yes, flag rugby is available for children, starting as young as 4 years of age . Visit the club finder page for more information.


If you are a coach for Rugby Ohio or would like to be a coach, the following information may help answer your questions. If you have any additional questions please visit our coaches page for more information.

Q: Can I build or start a new team with Rugby Ohio?

A: Yes, we encourage parents, friends and fans to build a team in their local area or with a school. Visit our for more information.

Q: Are coaches paid?

A: Rugby Ohio does not employ coaches. If a team is associated with a school, then that school may hire a coach. Most youth teams are volunteer based.

Q: If I am an existing coach, how do I enter team stats?

A: Every coach should receive a login to the SportLoMo Team Manager portal. Through that website you can enter player information, competition schedules, scores and more. Visit this landing page to login to your team account.


Our organization that relies heavily on the work of dedicated volunteers. The Board of Directors is the governing body of Rugby Ohio and nominations to the Board are considered annually. The committees of Rugby Ohio are: Executive Committee, Communications/Public Relations Committee, Competitions Committee, Developmental and Marketing Committee, Education Committee, Finance Committee and Governance Committee. Please let us know if you’d like to become involved with one of those committees by emailing

Q: How do I get in touch with a Rugby Ohio board member?

A: Visit our Board of Directors webpage to see the list of Board of Director members and their contact information.

Q: Where does Rugby Ohio get its money from?

A: Rugby Ohio charges registration fees to players to fund programming. Additional funds are generated through events and fundraising efforts. Rugby Ohio also has a small paid staff to manage programming. As a 501(c)3, tax returns for non-profits are available as public record.