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Navigating NCAA Women's Collegiate Rugby

June 28, 2024

Hosted by Next Phase Rugby in Collaboration with USA Youth & High School Rugby

Are you a high school rugby player aspiring to play at the collegiate level? Join us for an exclusive webinar on NCAA Women's Collegiate Rugby, focusing on the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA). This webinar is designed to help you navigate the complex world of NCAA rugby and prepare for a successful transition to college athletics.


Ashley Potvin-Fulford - U of New England

Michelle Reed - Sacred Heart

Becky carlson - Quinnipac

Topics: Recruiting Rules and Regulations in NCAA    

- Understanding the key NCAA recruiting rules and timelines.  

- What to expect during the recruitment process.    

- How communication between coaches and HS student-athletes happens.

Student-Athlete Essentials    

- When and how to promote yourself to college coaches.    

- Importance of HS academic performance and maintaining grades.    

- Insights on walk-on opportunities and what it means for your college rugby journey.    

- Tips for balancing sports and academics.

NIRA Competition Levels and Time Commitment    

- Overview of NIRA and its role in women's collegiate rugby.    

- Breakdown of competition levels within NIRA.    

- Understanding the time commitment required for student-athletes in NIRA programs.    

- Managing your schedule to succeed both on and off the field.

Don't miss this opportunity to get valuable insights and guidance from experts in the field. Equip yourself with the knowledge you need to make informed decisions about your future in NCAA women's rugby.