Miami Rugby Club is a rugby union club in Miami, Florida. According to rankings in Rugby Magazine, Miami list’s amongst the top five clubs in the Southeastern United States. They have won the Florida state championship regularly. Miami Rugby traces its origin to 1969 when it was founded by Father John Howells, who was the Catholic priest at the University of Miami and wanted to provide visiting British Royal Navy ships with competitive rugby. Miami Rugby competes in the USA Rugby South against clubs from Florida, as well as touring Argentine, Uruguayan, British and West Indies Clubs. Miami Rugby also periodically tours Europe, the Southern Hemisphere and North America.
Miami Rugby players come from all over the globe. Players from Miami Rugby have competed on United States Eagle National teams and on USA Rugby-South select side (all-star) teams. Miami Rugby players and “Old Boys” also lend coaching assistance to local universities such as University of Miami Rugby Football and Florida International University RFC’s. Miami RFC Competes in Division 1 within the Florida Rugby Football Union. As recently as 2008, Miami Rugby was ranked 19th in the nation by USA Rugby after winning a Florida State Championship.
Since 2009, the club has a Youth Division that has kids from 7 to 19 years old, in three categories (U8, U13 and U15). Last year, the U19 team was the runner-up for the Florida High School State Final. Please visit www.miamirugbykids.com for more information.
President: Chris Schlaerth (786)999-2069 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President : Pablo Moreno (305)942-1138 Email: email@example.com
Secretary : Edison Barahona (305) 924-3057. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Match Secretary : Wade Zacca (305) 322 – 2378 Email: email@example.com
Coach : Kevin McDonough (305) 992 – 2549 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : Edison Barahona (305)924-3057 Email: email@example.com
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