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  • Canterbury Rugby to hold elite camp at CSU

    Canterbury Rugby to hold elite camp at CSU

    Wednesday, July 30
    Press Release

    Colorado State University Men's Rugby Club is pleased to announce an elite camp with the Canterbury Rugby Football Union (CRFU), home of the Canterbury Crusaders and the New Zealand Canterbury ITM Cup squad.

  • Another elite field expected for Battle in the Bay

    Another elite field expected for Battle in the Bay

    Thursday, July 24
    Alex Solomon

    After a highly competitive and successful inaugural tournament last fall, the Battle in the Bay will return to San Francisco's Treasure Island Oct. 25-26.

  • D1A's future preps for college rugby

    D1A's future preps for college rugby

    Thursday, July 17
    Alex Solomon

    The dog days of summer is the season of sevens for men's and women's senior clubs across the country, but for high school standouts, including 15 future D1A players, the summer lends opportunities to hone their skills in 15s and get themselves on a National radar.

  • College rugby's recruitment heats up

    College rugby's recruitment heats up

    Tuesday, July 01
    Alex Solomon

    The number of colleges offering scholarships for rugby players continues to rise. With the increase of schools gaining financial support from its administrations, coaches' responsibilities to recruit high-performance athletes eager to train in a varsity setting grows.

Overview

Division 1A is an elite collegiate rugby competition sanctioned and administered by USA Rugby. The conference-based league features 37 elite men’s college rugby teams competing in six conferences: Allied Rugby, Big Ten, California, East, Mid-South, West, and one Independent team. The regular season sees all teams in the conference play one another, with the two top seeds qualifying for the playoffs. Playoffs are single elimination and the two unbeaten teams advance to the Division 1A final.

Previous Championships

2011 - Cal
Cal 21 - 14 BYU
May 21, 2011
Rio Tinto Stadium (Sandy, Utah)
Attendance: Approx. 11,000
2012 - BYU
BYU 49 - 42 Arkansas State
May 19, 2012
Rio Tinto Stadium (Sandy, Utah)
Attendance: 8,733
2013 - Life
Life 16 - 14 St. Mary's
May 18, 2013
UNCG Soccer Stadium
2014 - St. Mary's (CA)
SMC 21 - 6 Life
May 10, 2014
Steuber Rugby Stadium (Stanford)

Contacts

NameEmailUniversityTitle
NATIONAL OFFICE
Kevin Battle This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Commissioner
Rich Cortez This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Collegiate Director
Tam Breckenridge This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Associate Collegiate Director
David Jacobson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Digital Platform Administrator
James Wilber This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Eligibility & Sanctioning Coordinator
Lucy Zugschwert This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Membership Services Manager
Chase Langdon This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Certification Specialist
Erik Geib This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. NCS Manager & Competitions
Brittany Jacobs This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Referee Development Administrator
BIG TEN
Marcus Hurley This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Indiana Conference Commissioner
Jim Lloyd This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Iowa
Matt Trenary This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Michigan
Todd Strbik This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Michigan State
Rob Holder This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Minnesota
Jeff Hunter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Nebraska
Ron Bowers This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ohio State
Andrew Ciresi This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Purdue
Adam Kuen This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Wisconsin
CALIFORNIA
Charles Zanoli This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Cal Poly Conference Rep
Dave Burnett This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Cal Poly
Travis Haugen This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sacrament State Team President
Alex Lichtig This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. San Diego State
Paul Keeler This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Santa Clara
Tim O'Brien This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. St. Mary's
Matt Sherman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Stanford
Michael Taylor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. UC Davis
Tim Lewis This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. UC Santa Barbara
WEST
Jim Snyder This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Colorado
Blake Stevens This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Colorado State
Miguel Berthet This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. New Mexico
MID-SOUTH
Alex Houser This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Arkansas State
Kruger Van Biljon This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Davenport
Dan Payne This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Life Conference Rep
EAST
Rich Pohlidal This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Army Conference Rep
Bjorn Haglid This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Delaware Conference Commissioner
Greg Jones This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Kutztown
Don Ferrell This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Penn State
Eric Jerpe This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Wheeling Jesuit
ALLIED
Nick Lane This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Baylor Conference Commissioner
Jason Horowitz This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Oklahoma
Frank Rizzo This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sam Houston State
Brett Mills This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Texas A&M
Grant Murchison This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Texas Tech
Johnny Smith This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Co-Executive Director