Our Instructors

Featuring: an All-Star staff of USA National and International level players and Coaches.

Current Instructors

Anothony Purpura Boston Super League and USA Prop
Lance Connelly Current Fowards Coach PSU Women, Former Asst Coach NYAC, US U20 Women, MARFU Women and New York Women
Phiadra Knight USA Women’s National Team in both 15s and 7s and Current member of New York Women
Richard Ashfield Head Coach Beantown, Former CoachNRU Women All-Stars, Providence College Women (D2 National Champs ’05)
Scott Stratton Head Coach Mount St Mary Women and Former Coach Shippensburg University Women
Bob Weir Current Head Coach Philly Women and IRB Coach Trainer
Emil Signes Former Head Coach Men’s and Women’s National 7s Team and Princeton Women
Mel Denham USA Women’s National Team and Beantown Rugby
Natalie Monroig USA A 7s player and College All American at Shippensburg University
Jen Bustamante Current Member Harrisburg Women and Former Penn State player
Molly Dengler Head Coach NY U19 Women 15s and 7s
Chris Wells Head Coach Salesianum High School Men
Dan Sonon Current Member New York Men and Former ESU Standout
Heidi Rubenstein Head Coach New York Women and NRU All-Star
Kevin Castner Head Coach Bloomsburg University Women and Rugby PA Girl’s HS All Stars

Former Instructors

Bryn Chivers Current Head Coach US U20 Women’s National Team
Tal Bayer Head Coach Hyde School and Former Asst Coach U19 Boy’s Team
Greg “Doc” Jones Current Head Coach of MARFU College All-stars and Kutztown University
Salty Thompson Head Coach U20 Men’s Team
Karl Barth Former Head Coach U19 Girl’s Team
Don Ferrell Former Asst Coach of the U19 Boy’s Team and Head Coach of the Penn State’s Men Club
Lance Manga Former Eagle (1991 World Cup) and South Jersey Men’s Club
Tony Brown Head Coach of both the Men’s and Women’s teams at Vassar College
George Betzler Former Head Coach of the Men’s National Team
Paule Barford IRB Coach Trainer
Gary Lambert Former Eagle (1987 World Cup) and US Rugby League International
Rachel Flynn Current member- New York Women’s Rugby Club
Jim Hall Youth Development Officer and Former Head Coach North Penn U19 Men
Lindsay Haggerman Current South Women’s All-Star #8
Lisa Rosen Current Head Coach MARFU U23 Women and Philly Women, Former Program Director and Asst Coach U19 Girl’s Team
Ray McGettigan Former ESU standout, All-American, Eagle Player Pool, Belmont Shore player, Current Head Coach Shippensburg University and EPRU U19 Men
Hedwig Aerts Current member of New York Women and former Women’s National Team
Dave LaFlame Current Head Coach Brown University
Kevin O’Brien Former USA Women’s Team National Coach ( Winners of the 1991 World Cup)
MaryBeth Matthews Current Head Coach Bowdoin College Women
Karen Onufry (KO) Former USA Women Eagle player and Head Coach Middlebury College Women and NRU U19 Women
Lisa Lake Current Head Coach New York U19 Men and Former USA Women Eagle
Annie Collier Current Member New York Women and Former USA Women Eagle
Christina “Hobs” Hobson Current member New York Women and Former USA Women’s National Team Player