Rugby Weekend of Learning - March 11-12

  • Created on 10 March 2017

UPDATE: Sunday's start time and address have been updated. Please see below.

The Wisconsin Rugby Football Union is organizing a weekend full of educational opportunities for the state's rugby community, March 11-12, in Appleton.

Dubbed "March Madness", it's a can't miss opportunity for WRFU members interested in growing their rugby knowledge base.

Together in Appleton, the WRFU will host a USA Rugby referee certification course, a USA Rugby coaching certification course, a Coaching Skills course taught by local WRFU members, and an educational 5in15 seminar that provides attendees with additional continuing education credits.

Please note that attendees who wish to attend these events will need to register for each program seperately.

SATURDAY LOCATION:
Appleton West High School
610 N Badger Ave.
Appleton, WI 54914

SUNDAY LOCATION:
Wilson Middle School (one block away from Appleton West H.S.)
225 N Badger Ave.
Appleton, WI 54914

SATURDAY, MARCH 11

USA RUGBY LEVEL 100 REFEREE COURSE
Instructor: Professor John Blakeman, Referee and World Rugby Referee Educator
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $75
Click here to register online via USA Rugby

 

WISCONSIN COACHES SEMINAR
Instructor: Nic Tyson, Head Coach, D1A University of Wisconsin-Madison Men's Team
Class is open to every coach and assistant coach in state. Approximately six-hour course and provides information about organizing and training your clubs. Advance registration preferred. Walk-ins welcome.
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $20
Register via email - . Checks payable to NEW Youth Rugby

 

5IN15 SEMINAR
Instructors: Katherine Wurst, Certified Sports Performance Consultant, USA Rugby & World Rugby Educator
The 5in15 seminar provides professional development learning opportunities featuring a panel of presenters covering valuable topics in 15 minute segments. Attendees also earn 3 USA Rugby professional development credits. Click here for Series Overview.
Presenters:
   • Jessica Burda, Director of Digital Content (Wisconsin Badgers), Ore.-Sto. HS boys Scrum Coach, former player
   • Bob Jafferis, Former rugby coach of senior USA Rugby national finalists (men and women), UW-Madison Women's asst. coach
   • Shannon Bustillos, World Rugby Coaching Educator, Head Coach, MSOE Men
Seminar Presentations:
   1. Winning Rugby Digitally: Recruiting, Promotion and Beyond - Jessica Burda
   2. Xs and Ox aren't Everything - Bob Jafferis
   3. Shannon Bustillos - Process the Process
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $10/person, $100/team (limit 25 per team)
Click here for complete information and to register

SUNDAY, MARCH 12

USA LEVEL 200 COACHING CLINIC
Instructors: Katherine Wurtz, Shannon Bustillos; Assisting: Jessica Burda
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $125
Click here to register with USA Rugby

**Please note that the start is now 8 a.m. (not 9 a.m.)**

LOCATION:
Wilson Middle School (one block away from Appleton West H.S.)
225 N Badger Ave.
Appleton, WI 54914