About Penn State Rugby

A member of the Rugby East Conference since the inception of the D1A, Penn State Rugby continues to compete at the highest level of collegiate rugby in the United States.

Founded in 1962 as the Pennsylvania State University Rugby Football Club, Penn State has competed regularly for a National Championship since the creation of the college division. Penn State Rugby has competed in 19 National Championship Play-offs since 1989.

With 52 years of history on the University Park Campus, Penn State Rugby enjoys an elevated status from other clubs at the University. Benefits include paid staff, full-time Strength and Conditioning coach, full-time ATC, access to a team doctor, secondary insurance provide by the University and access to Varsity weight room.

As a leading public university, Penn State offers both a World-Class education and Elite-level rugby. With over 160 Baccalaureate majors on offer, you can find the right course of study for you. Penn State is a Tier 1 research institute and a top location for Fortune 500 companies to recruit from. With one of the largest Alumni Networks in the world, your career possibilities are limitless.

All this makes it easy for us to say…

Building Champions, Shaping Futures





Chris Amoratis Director of Rugby & Men’s Head Coach cxa126@psu.edu

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