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Play Rugby USA was recently featured by ABC News on “Our America: Fifty50,” an ABC Owned Television Stations special commemorating the 50th anniversary of Title IX, hosted by Sofia Carson. Click the link below to view the full video!

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we're hiring

We are seeking a Senior Program Director to serve as the team leader for all of Play Rugby’s programs! They will be responsible for implementing program strategy, ensuring that existing programs and growth align with overall organizational strategy, while providing hands-on support to the entire team. The Senior Program Director is also responsible for quality…

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Rugby New York and Play Rugby USA are delighted to announce a multi-year partnership in which professional New York players will be trained as Youth Development Mentors and assist the Play Rugby Academy in its drive to create a better world through rugby. “Both organizations believe passionately that rugby can be a force for good for…

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We are currently seeking a full-time HS Girls Academy Head Coach to join our team and play a vital role in delivering positive youth development on and off the rugby pitch. The Head Coach is responsible for the on-the-ground execution of their team, including recruitment and retention of players. The Head Coach acts as the…

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We are currently seeking a Fund Development Associate to support the Executive Director and Development team in donor cultivation and execution of our revenue growth strategy. They will be responsible for managing our donor CRM, stewardship journey and coordinating with COO for financial reporting. They will also be responsible for facilitating the collection of content…

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2022 Gala Invite

Celebrate the Power of Rugby with us on May 5th! Join us on Thursday, May 5th for the Play Rugby Spring Gala! Our first fully in-person Gala since 2019. We’re so excited to bring together our community of supporters to celebrate the power of rugby and raise crucial funds for Play Rugby USA! The evening will showcase the work of Play Rugby in NYC and honor some amazing community …

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We’re thrilled to welcome Thierry Telfort as Program Director at Play Rugby! He officially joined the team on Tuesday, February 1st! Thierry has significant youth development experience, having worked as a Program Director at Sports & Arts is Schools Foundation (today known as NY Edge) and most recently serving as the Director of Community Development…

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About Play Rugby USA:Play Rugby provides rugby training and competition, youth development and educational resources to help put young people on a path to success. Our programs are designed specifically to address the unique needs of youth growing up in at-risk communities in New York City. Through our unique values-based curriculum, students build and develop…

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Ashley Allen

Play Rugby is excited to announce the selection of Ashley Allen, program manager, to the Rise Academy for Leaders of Color!  Developed by Youth INC in partnership with the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Adelphi University, the program integrates personal leadership development, nonprofit management, community leadership, and a mentor program in a 15-month immersive experience for emerging leaders. …

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After a tremendously challenging yet momentum-building year, we have made some changes to the staffing structure of the Play Rugby Academy team, to maximize our ability to Go Forward into the fall season! We are so proud of this amazing group of people that are committed to changing lives both on and off the rugby pitch! We…

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