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Veteran Rugby Coach and Consultant Joins NSCRO Board of Directors

By NSCRO, 04/24/18, 8:45AM EDT

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The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) welcomes veteran rugby coach and consultant, Steve Lewis, to its Board of Directors.

“Since its inception in 2007, NSCRO has continued to grow in size and participation. Currently, we have more than 230 men’s and 130 women’s team receiving a full range of services,” said Steve Cohen, president of NSCRO. 

“Having someone with Steve’s extensive High Performance background and expertise will be vital as we continue to upgrade the level of opportunities and education to our member athletes and coaches”.

Lewis, a USA Level 400 coach, with significant  experience at every level of the American game is one of a handful of coaches equally adept in both 15’s and 7’s and has a proven track record of developing international players. He is currently the Head Coach of the USA Rugby Men’s Collegiate All-Americans 7’s program and the Bulldogs Mens 7’s program as well as working with the Army West Point Women’s program. He also founded and still coaches the Northeast Academy program which has graduated numerous Eagles 7’s players. In addition, Lewis serves on USA Rugby’s Performance Game Board and is the Northeast Collegiate representative on the USA Rugby Congress.

“Rugby is enjoying fantastic growth in the United States right now, and nowhere more so than in the small college sector. I look forward to assisting NSCRO evaluate, improve and expand its high-performance offerings to both student-athletes and coaches during these exciting times,” said Lewis.