Rookie Rugby Coaching starts with USA Rugby’s Level 100. This is the base level of certification required of all coaches and includes education on:
- Athlete Protection
- Creating a Safe & Respectful Environment
- Concussion Awareness
- and Rugby Ready, World Rugby’s industry standard for rugby fundamentals.
ROOKIE RUGBY INSTRUCTOR COURSE
Your State Rugby Organization (SRO) has qualified instructors who can set up a 2-4 hour coach training for your league. This trianing includes Rookie Rugby basics for coaches and referees.
ROOKIE RUGBY COACH: SIX WEEK COACHING PLANS
USA Rugby has developed three sets of 6-week coaching plans to supplement this certification. These lesson plans may be used for age based leagues (3rd-4th, 5th-6th, 7th-8th), or may be phased in based on the level of player (beginner, intermediate, advanced).
Find our Rookie Rugby Coaching manual and Coaching pack in the Rookie Rugby Shop.