Category Archives: Q&A

Getting some first hand answers on how someone is growing the game.

Q&A about Wake Forest coaching position

Recently, Wake Forest announced they would be hiring a paid head coach. As professional coaching is still rare in our game, we thought to ask a few questions on how they are making this work. Pat Kane, Head Coach Emeritus, and Andrew Gentles ’05, President of the Wake Forest Rugby Foundation were gracious enough to […]

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Q&A with Illinois’s Mike Waszkowski

Mike Waszkowski is the President of the University of Illinois Rugby Football Club. Illinois recently moved up from Division 2 to join the Big Ten in D1-A. Their development has been a great success and they have qualified for the Big Ten semi-finals this spring where they will play Ohio State. Mike was kind enough […]

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Q&A: Brad Kilpatrick on starting a collegiate rugby endowment

Brad Kilpatrick of World Rugby Shop fame sat down with me to discuss his involvement with Auburn University’s rugby program. Brad has been instrumental in helping the program start an endowment within the university. A handful of college programs have developed resources in this manner, most of them are extremely successful. It’s nice to see […]

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Q&A: Justin Hickey on U20s and Clemson

Justin Hickey just concluded another stint as manager with the USA U20s. He’s also the head coach at Clemson where the team finished second to Maryland this past spring in the Atlantic Coast Rugby League.  I was able to take some time and talk to him about how both programs compare. MT: What was your […]

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