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USA Youth and High School Rugby is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organized in Washington, D.C. They are an affiliate of USA Rugby and are the Sanctioned Governing Body for all youth rugby in the United States and it's Territories. This includes community and school based programs for players ages 5 to 18. USA Youth and High School Rugby exists to provide a fun and safe environment for the development of rugby in the United States; develop well rounded rugby community members both on and off the pitch; and be the conduit to connect the game at all levels to promote a lifelong love of the sport of rugby.
Phil Greening is the Founder & Director of The Athlete Factory. As a player he represented England and the British & Irish Lions. As part of his Athlete Factory role he consults with the US Olympic Committee and USA Rugby. Phil’s experience in elite sports and the USA sporting environment helped create the Athlete Factory in 2014. Phil’s vision for the Athlete Factory is to transform where and how people train. To give people the insight knowledge and techniques learnt from elite sport to help them reach their goals no matter if you are an absolute beginner to the elite. As well as hosting tours for 'Impact Rugby Tours', Phil is available for coaching and consultancy in the USA. If you are interested please email Phil directly at  
Gift Egbelu has been working to build and increase the basis of Rugby media in the United States. By creating Gift-Time Rugby Network and GiftTime Productions Gift's goal has been to establish the standards of entertainment, analysis, and the reporting of Rugby in the United States. Utilizing visual, audio and print digital media, Gift believes that Rugby can establish a new standard for sports in the usage of digital media. By utilizing his skills, developed from years of working in education development, property management, and direct marketing campaigns, Gift works to revolutionize the industry. Gift's skills in music, and performance art, have given him the charisma and talent to create new campaigns, videos and programs for the viewing audience. Gift's experience from 10 years of playing Rugby, 2 years of being a certified USA Rugby referee and 14+ years of sports background, has taught him how to analyze and break down Rugby and pay attention to details and patterns.
In October 2018 Dave Lyme started Scrum Down Rugby Consultants to assist TEAMS from all over the country to maximize their rugby potential particularly in the set pieces. Dave has been involved in Rugby for 45 years having played for 30 years in Australia. Scrum Down Rugby has the best consultants to drive immediate and tangible on-field and off-field performance. Scrum Down Rugby partners with US Rugby clubs to provide elite level technical set piece and team training programs, motivational speaking and general consultancy. Their team is highly accomplished and qualified with over 40 years of rugby coaching and leadership as well as extensive business experience at the highest level.
Injure Free & Impact Rugby Tours
InjureFree is a technology service empowering child safety initiatives and risk management for youth sports organizations and schools. The largest ever youth sport safety initiative led by US Youth Soccer, Mayo Clinic, InjureFree & the US Center for SafeSport.
The Ruckin Good provides carefully selected gourmet and artisan products. Sourced, branded, and packed for the rugby community to enjoy, giving much needed funds directly to grassroots rugby clubs across America to continue to grow the game we love. Are you involved with a rugby club that needs help fundraising? Ruckin Good can provide your club a risk-free, profitable, and unique fundraising solution. Visit our website for more information about our fundraising packs. 
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The Premiership Rugby Scholarship program - established in 2017 - is a prestigious coach education opportunity designed to support the development of the game globally. In partnership with Friends of the British Council and USA Rugby, it has benefited nearly 100 American coaches to date. The program is now open to coaches from other countries, with the next group tentatively planned for the end of 2021. Coaches will gain insight into various ways Premiership Rugby clubs are engaging their players, fans and communities to instill the core values of rugby. They will visit three different Premiership Rugby clubs through an immersive week in England whilst taking part in a series of high-level rugby and knowledge transfer sessions. The World Rugby Level 2 (called Level 300 in North America) coach training course will be delivered by Premiership Rugby. Coaches will also learn about and engage with Premiership Rugby’s award-winning community programs that use rugby as a tool for social change, covering all methodologies used in these life-changing initiatives. This short-term intensive program will be accompanied by long-term mentorship through an online coach education platform, with all participants in the Premiership Rugby Scholarship program having access to this ongoing resource.
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A Better World Through Rugby – Play Rugby USA uses the unique power of rugby to empower and inspire youth, primarily from underserved communities, to go forward and realize their true potential. From humble beginnings back in 2003 as a weekend rugby program for homeless youth in Brooklyn, Play Rugby USA has grown to become a leader in not only the promotion of grassroots rugby in underserved communities, but as a principal driver in the growing national effort to promote Sports-Based Youth Development (SBYD) as an effective vehicle for addressing critical socio-economic challenges faced by so many American youth. Building Integrity, Respect, Confidence, Health, Teamwork, And Fun!

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The Sports Fan Base Network (SFBN) is an online sports network owned by Amusement, Recreation, Imagination, Inc. based just outside of Philadelphia, PA.  SFBN has been streaming high school, college, semi-pro and pro athletic events LIVE ONLINE since August of 2012.  SFBN has covered sports such as football, field hockey, soccer, tennis and volleyball in the Fall, basketball, swimming & diving and water polo in the Winter, and baseball, softball, rugby and lacrosse in the Spring. Starting in 2012, SFBN focused on covering the Philadelphia Public and Catholic Leagues, but since then we have also covered games in the Philly area in the Inter-Ac League, Friends League, Suburban One League, Ches-Mont League, the Del-Val League and the Pioneer Athletic Conference. More information can be found here If you are interested in having SFBN live stream your event, please contact us! Our team will respond quickly! For any high school and college students looking for experience in the sports and live production industries, we have great internship opportunities!  Go to the Contact Us menu and select 'Work with SFBN' to find out more information! 


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Sarah Sall / TORI Rugby
A mainstay of rugby for over 25 years, Sarah has been deeply involved in the game at all levels, in numerous roles from player to coach, organizer, medical staff, 7’s manager and tournament director. Sarah has been part of the USA Men’s 7’s Olympic Staff, most recently as manager, on the HSBC Series for 4 years through the 2016 Rio Olympics, Pan American Games and Olympic Qualifiers. Sarah was staff on the 15's Men’s side through 2015-2018, and has worked under Scott Johnson, Eddie O'Sullivan, Mike Tolkin, Mike Friday and Emil Signes at the 2011 RWC in NZ and 2015 RWC. Sarah's playing career included high level 7’s for Atlantis traveling to over a dozen countries, territorial teams, Women’s Premier League and University Rugby. She also is a World Rugby Level 2 coach, started the girls high School program in her union and was also the women’s coordinator. Currently Sarah is the first North American to get certified in athlete wellbeing, taking a holistic approach and developing wellbeing plans for athletes. With her extensive training in bodywork, nutrition, sports therapy and yoga over the past 20 years she decided to start TORI RUGBY with her business partner Alley. TORI started as a place to join people, ideas and resources. As they continue to immerse themselves in the game of rugby, they are watching as the demographics shift, local and global growth continue to emerge and a culture that constantly develops. To keep up with these changes they developed TORI, to help them and others evolve as well as challenge the way they all think. As they grow and learn together they will share our successes and failures with you, though TORI. Our goal is to bring you resources, options and products to influence you through wellness, function and style.
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World Rugby Commentator Dallen Stanford and International 7s Coach Robin MacDowell talk with legendary players and coaches about their past, present and future.⁣ The Rugby Hive was founded in July 2020, and publishes weekly episodes with legends from across the globe, including Bryan Habana, Joel Stransky, Mike Friday, Nollie Waterman, Tiana Penitani, Frank Bunce, Osea Kolinisau, Gary Gold, Frankie Horne, Chris Brown, Nate Hirayama, Henry Paul, Alev Kelter, Aristide Guerriero, Mark Robertson, Andy Friend and many more! 
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For 40 years Rhino Rugby has been outfitting the world’s best rugby athletes with premier balls, equipment and apparel needed to compete at the highest level, while representing the core values of rugby; toughness, reliability, integrity, heritage and team spirit. With a proven record of delivering superior rugby products, leading universities, clubs and professional and international teams turn to Rhino for their rugby needs. Rhino was recently appointed Official Supplier to the world famous British & Irish Lions for a fourth consecutive tour – to South Africa in 2021, and has supplied England for over 25 years. Rhino has supplied match balls to the British & Irish Lions, the PRO12, the Super League and Global Rapid Rugby (GRR) and has supplied all training equipment and pitch kits to the Rugby World Cups in 1991,1995, 2011, 2015 and 2019. Rhino is currently in its 2nd year of sponsorship of Major League Rugby providing balls, training equipment and Field lining. Visit to learn more about how Rhino Rugby’s innovative balls, equipment and apparel are revolutionizing sports.
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Naya Tapper is a professional women's rugby player for the USA Women's Eagles Sevens team. Naya is originally from South Carolina where she began her rugby career playing for UNC in 2012. Naya began playing for the Eagles Jan 2016 to current. Naya held the title of All Time Leading Try Scorer for the Women's Eagles Sevens Team, with 80 tries in her. For the 2018-2019 season, the Eagles qualified for the now 2021 Tokyo Olympics, which Naya will be competing in. Naya currently resides in Chula Vista California, where she trains at the Olympic Training Center. Naya has also lent her voice to women and sports-centric organizations such as Women’s Sports Foundation as well as having her own apparel range.
wilson trophies & impact rugby tours
Wilson Trophy Company is a leader in the recognition and awards industry. As a partner to over 25 State and National Organizations from Business to Professional Leagues and Youth Sports, we help in the recognition of achievement! As the Official Awards, Pins and Medals Provider for US Youth Soccer, let us help take your events to the next level with our quality awards and Sponsorship Pricing.
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expand a brand & impact rugby tours
Whether you are looking for outdoor advertising, flags and banners, banner stands, custom flags or tents, choose expandabrand to be your branding partner. Since 1997, we have been representing brands across the globe with our high quality portable advertising solutions. We are the official “Pop-Up” signage supplier to US Youth Soccer and the Elite One Cup, we produce signage for all of the 55 State Soccer Associations, and we work with hundreds of soccer clubs providing signage for tournaments, camps and clinics, and leagues.
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AIMS & impact rugby tours
The US Youth Soccer Athlete Incident Management System (AIMS), powered by InjureFree, is a mobile, real-time injury reporting and tracking tool designed to streamline communications regarding return-to-play protocols.
As one of the world's largest artificial turf companies, we have manufacturing facilities on three continents, sales in 90 countries, and a trusted network of partners around the world. We have developed top quality synthetic turf systems for sports, landscaping, airport and alternative closure, as well as reinforced natural turf systems. Our artificial turf technology is unrivalled. We are changing the way the world uses synthetic turf to enhance land use and protect our resources. Act Global continually invests in maintaining environmentally friendly technologies, enhancing safety and sustainable global solutions.
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Doug Coil played rugby for 20 years, coached rugby at the University of Delaware and is currently a journalist with DJCoil Rugby, with many articles published in several other publications. DJCoil Rugby delivers USA and world rugby news with a USA slant. The website emphasizes North American Men's & Women's National, Professional, Sevens, Club, College, and Youth Rugby News, while covering an array of World Rugby events. Please take a look at the website and follow Doug and DJCoil through their social media channels.