Matt has been playing rugby for over twenty years and has recently begun coaching.
His rugby career started at Virginia Tech where he played scrum half for four years play (1989-1992). After graduation he played for men’s clubs in the DC area, including West Potomac, Washington Irish and NOVA, until 2000 when Matt and his wife, Lisa, moved to Culpeper. In 2005 he played for Rappahannock RFC in Fredericksburg in their inaugural season and has played for Warrenton RFC for the last five years and was a key player in the clubs unbeaten record and their 2009 Potomac Rugby Union (PRU) Division III Championship.
Matt is passionate about rugby and wants to bring the sport to a new generation of players. He started coaching in the summer of 2011 as a coach for Prince William Youth Rugby’s U9 team and in the summer/fall of 2011 Matt held an 8-week youth rugby clinic at Culpeper Christian School. Matt is a founding member of CYRFC and the treasurer.
Coach certification – Level 200
Bob is the assistant coach of the High School side and is helping with the U-15s.
Bob began playing after college and he has played in the USA, Europe, and Asia. This is his second year coaching rugby. He has previously coached youth soccer and was a FIFA-certified soccer referee.
Playing Experience USA – Montauk (NY) RFC, Cumberland (MD) RFC, Severn River (MD) RFC Britain – Hitchin RFC, RAF Henlow RFC Germany – Patch Kaserne (Intramural) Japan – Yokota Airbase (Intramural)
Chris has over 20 years playing experience on three continents. He has over 20 years of experience in coaching both men and women at club, college and youth levels. He also has over 12 years coaching boys and girls youth soccer.
Playing Experience England – Bridlington School, USA – Eagle Rock (CA), GWRFC (Now PAC, DC) Germany – Frankfurt 1880 Club, Australia – North Sydney
Coaching Experience Eagle Rock (CA), GWRFC (now Potomac Exiles), James Madison University (VA) Washington Furies, Warrenton Marauders, Warrenton Wolfpack, Culpeper Youth Rugby, University of Virginia
Additional Experience Sterling Youth Soccer Boys & Girls select sides coach Sterling Youth Soccer Board of Directors