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College Rugby

Below is some contact info for those looking to play rugby in college, including former FP players that you can contact to visit or inquire about teams. Some colleges are offering scholarships for rugby and we’ll try to get that info posted.

Good luck in your college search. We'll continue to add to this list, so check back! 

Arizona State University     Phoenix, AZ
Coach -  Gary Lane
Division - PAC 12
FP Alum -  Luke Vakasisikakala '16

Army      West Point, NY  
Coach - Rich Pohlidal   richard.pohlidal@usma.edu
Division - Empire Conference  D1-AA

Boston College   Chestnut Hill, MA
Coach - Jeff Monfette     bostoncollege.rfc@gmail.com
Division - East Coast Rugby Conference
 FP Alum - Alan Bronzo ’11,  Kyle McVicker '10,  Leo McCordick '17

Coastal Carolina     Conway, SC
Coach - Robert Kegler      cplkegs@hotmail.com    (843) 385-3701
Division - Southern Rugby Conference
FP Alum -

College of Charleston      Charleston, SC
Coach - Gregg Lambdon-Call     gregglc@hotmail.com
Division - Southern Rugby Conference
FP Alum - John Sussingham '11

Cornell University    Ithaca, NY
Coach -  Alan O'Brien  orignafod@hotmail.com
Division - Ivy League Rugby Conference
FP Alum - Matthew Raysor '16 

Endicott College    Beverly, MA
Coach -Justin McIntyre     jmcintyr@endicott.edu  (978) 232-7765
FP Alum - Brian Sussingham '12

Fairfield University    Fairfield, CT
Coach - Mike Barrett
Division - Tri-State Rugby Conference
FP Alum - Chris Elmlinger '12

Fordham University  Bronx, NY
Coach - Andrew Gheraldi -  gheraldi@gmail.com  -  (917) 763-7015
Division - Empire Conference D1-AA
FP Alums -  Nikko DiDomizio '12, Elias Gelpi '12, Charlie White '17

Georgetown University   Washington DC
Coach -  Scott Zavrel   scott.zavrel@gmail.com
Division - DII Potomac Conference
FP Alums - Sam O'Driscoll '14, Charlie Sullivan '14 (Captain), Will Wrotniak '14, Andrew Van Hoek '14

Harvard University   Cambridge, MA
Coach - 
Division - Ivy League Conference
FP Alum - Brian Cornyn '14 (Captain), Spencer Carter '18

Iona College  New Rochelle, NY
Coach -  Bruce McLane  -  bruce@mclaneny.com  -  (914) 318-2974
Division - Empire Conference D1-AA

Ithaca College   Ithaca, NY
Coach - Annemarie Farrell    afarrell@ithaca.edu.
Division - Empire Upstate Conference
FP Alum - Chidi Anyata  '14

James Madison University   Harrisonburg, VA
Coach - Mark Lambourne  mlambourne@dccapitalgroup.com,  - 925-765-3837 (cell)
Division - DI Chesapeake Conference
FP Alums - Declan Costelloe '14 (Captain), Aidan Costelloe '16

Loyola University  Baltimore, MD
Coach - Matt Cipriano -  matthewpcipriano@gmail.com  -  (631) 838-3940
Division - National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO)
FP Alums -  Jimmy Cahill '13 (Captain), Mark Cojocaru '17, Gabe Camas '17
NOTE:  Loyola Alumni offer a scholarship.  Contact Matt above for more info.

Marist College    Poughkeepsie, NY
Coach -
Division -
FP Alum - Danny O'Brien '16 

Marquette University   Milwaukee, WI
Coach - Justin Melroy - Justin.Melroy@marquette.edu
Division -
FP Alum - John McMahon ’11

Miami University   Oxford, OH
Coach - Jared Moore  jlmoore189@gmail.com    317-319-8410
Division - D1AA  Midwest Conference
FP Alum - Nicky Cristiano '14

Providence College     Providence, RI
Coach - Mike Cox   - mcox@csi-ri.com   - 401-474-2134
Division - East Coast Rugby Conference
FP Alum - Pat Gray ’12 (Captain), Spencer Heitmann ’12, John Vulpi '12, Christopher McGrath '14, Aidan McGrath '17

Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ
Coach - Omar Rivera    rutgersmensrugby@yahoo.com    (973) 900-0028
Division - Empire Conference D1-AA

Salve Regina University  Newport, RI
Coach -
Division - DIII Colonial Coast Rugby Conference
FP Alums - Joe Goff '14 (Captain)

St. Bonaventure University    Bonaventure, NY
Coach - Clarence Picard   -   cpicard@sbu.edu   -    144-026-34750
Division - Empire Conference D1-AA
FP Alum - Tyler Flynn '14, Luke Vakasisikakala '16

St. Joseph's University   Philadelphia, PA
Coach - Dan "Shags" Yarusso  -  dyarusso@sju.edu   - (631) 872-6042
Division - D1AA  Keystone Conference
Comments - Strong Program, Team has access to all D1 facilities, Pre-season training in warm climates
FP Alum - Dylan Hanrahan '14, Vin Palermo '14

SUNY Albany   Albany, NY
Coach - John Durant    ualbanyrugby@hotmail.com
Division - East Coast Rugby Conference
FP Alum - Austin Wolf ’12, Brian Mahon '14 (Captain), Conor O'Brien '14 (Captain)

SUNY Binghamton   Binghamton, NY
Coach - Kevin Dublin    kadublin@gmail.com  -  (607) 777-4289
Division - Empire Conference  D1-AA

SUNY Brockport    Brockport, NY
Coach -  Bart Pareschi  -  brockportrugby@hotmail.com  -  (585) 520-1974
Division - Empire Conference D1-AA

SUNY Buffalo    Buffalo, NY
Coach - Mike Hodgins    mhodgins@hodginsprinting.com  (716) 474-0885
Division -  Empire Conference D1-AA
FP Alum - Brendan Costelloe '11, Andrew Griffin '17

SUNY Cortland    Buffalo, NY
Coach - Dave Sanders   Dms72rock@yahoo.com
Division - 
FP Alum - Connor McCarthy '14, Eamon McCaffrey '16, Luke Murray '16, Sam Wolf '16

Trinity College     Hartford, CT
Coach - For info contact alexander.clark@trincoll.edu
Division - D3 New England Rugby Football Union
FP Alum - Aidan Velle '12

Tulane University     New Orleans, LA
Coach -   Shawn Rice srice@tulane.edu
Division - Deep South Rugby Union
FP Alum - Anthony Bronzo ’11

University of Delaware     Newark, DE
Coach - Bjorn Haglid - coach@delawarerugby.com
Division - Mid-Atlantic Premier Rugby Union
FP Alum - Trevor Hanrahan ’12
Comment - Scholarships available

University of Rhode Island     Kingston, RI
Coach - Warren Boothman  DrTurkey73@gmail.com  401-782-3161 
Division -  DII New England Collegiate Rugby Conference
FP Alum - Jack McCarthy '16 

University of Scranton    Scranton, PA
Coach - Bill Gregory  bgregory@eccogregory.com
Division - Mid-Atlantic Rugby Conference
FP Alum - Kevin Whalen '12, Tommy Queally '13, Christopher McGrath '14, Chris Sheridan '15, Will Deutmeyer '15

University of South Carolina   Columbia, SC
Coach -  Mike Morris   mark112@bellsouth.net  or info at www.uscrugby.org
Division - Southeastern Collegiate Rugby Conference
FP Alum - Mike Mahon '12 (Rookie of the Season Fall '12 / Captain), Kyle Breen '17, Connor Devlin '17, Jose Matos '17e

US Merchant Marine Academy   Kings Point, NY
Coach - Al Nazir   -   coach@kingspointrugby.com   -    631-767-6230
Division -  Empire Conference  D1-AA

US Naval Academy   Annapolis, MD
Coach - Gavin Hickey
FP Alum - Mattie Conlon '17

Villanova University   Villanova, PA
Coach - Jack Foley
Division - D1-AA Keystone Conference
FP Alum - James Stack '89

West Virgina University   Morgantown, WV
Coach - Richard Glover
Rugby Contact - Paul La Mancusa    716-316-2488        plamancu@mix.wvu.edu
Division - Keystone Rugby Conference D-1AA

Wheeling Jesuit University    Wheeling, WV
Coach - Jake Fautly     Phone: (304) 243-2174 | Cell: (618) 980-7163
Division - D1 Rugby East Conference
Rugby page - click here
Comments - This is a program that is looking to become a rugby powerhouse.  They are offering rugby scholarships up to $9,000. 
Coach Fautly will visit an FP Rugby practice in the spring to talk about the WJU Program.

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