Thank you to the clubs who provided us with contact information thus far. To date, this is our list of current contacts on file. FRU Current Contact List – All Clubs. If this information is incorrect, please our contact update form. We are revising schedules and need information to be current.
We are currently revising some policies and procedures and are looking for help from the membership on the following policies & procedures: grant application process, high performance program manual, tournament guidelines & application. If you are interested in helping us with these revisions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We need updated information from the colleges for their officers for fall 2015-2016. Please use this form to update your contact information, we will contacting the new officers about the league schedule for the upcoming year this weekend, so please send in updates by Friday. http://floridarugbyunion.org/contact-update/
This information was sent via email to your club contacts on file with the FRU. If you did not receive this email please update using the form on the club contacts page.
- September 12th & 13th – Rugby Development Summit – Likely in Sebastian. – Includes: Coach Development, Referee Development, Level 200 Coach Certification and the FYRU AGM.
- November 7th & 8th – Florida Cup Finals / All Florida Day – two day event – multiple divisions. More Information to follow in the coming weeks
Each club is required to send a representative to the Annual General Meeting on Sunday, July 19. This is just a reminder. For more details, please visit – http://wp.me/P3CTxX-19
2015 June Senior Club Survey from USA Rugby:
The FRU Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday, July 19, in Orlando. This date was set to coincide with the Southern 7s Championship which will be hosted by the FRU in conjunction with Todd Miller 7s.
The meeting time and specific location in Orlando have not yet been set but additional details will be forthcoming. This is being sent so that teams can mark their calendars to send a representative.
The Florida Rugby Union Women’s team competed in the 15-a-side division of last weekend’s Atlanta 7s Rugby Festival, winning one game and losing two.
In their opening contest against the Cincinnati Kelts, the Florida ladies played a great defensive game but just couldn’t find the scoreboard in a 10-0 loss. Vicky Becerra (Fort Miami) made several thumping tackles, while Zoe Sanchez (Orlando) showed off her speed on a number of occasions.
Against the Harleblues in their second game, the FRU women really shined, coming away with a 29-17 victory. A first-minute penalty try was complemented by a pair of tries each from wings Mary Blizzard (Jacksonville) and Alison Beattie (University of Miami). Blizzard’s tries were particularly impressive, as she sprinted 50 meters for one score and 80-plus meters for the other.
In their final match, Charlotte were just too much for the Florida team, as they went down to a heavy defeat. Shannon Steele (Orlando) scored the only Florida try.
“I was so very proud of what this team was able to accomplish in such a short period of time,” said head coach Jason Schiessl. “We had two tryouts and one two hour session to put together a competitive team. That speaks volumes of the quality of players and the type of personalities on this team.”
Here is the complete roster, along with coaches and staff:
- Alison Beattie – University of Miami
- Vicky Becerra – Fort Miami
- Danielle Becker- Eckerd College
- Mary Blizzard – Jacksonville
- Amanda Butler – Fort Miami
- Andrea Cammarano – Florida State University
- Cory Champer – Eckerd College
- Amanda Colton – Orlando
- Amber Cook – Indian River
- Michelle Durr – Eckerd College
- Ally Gallagher – Eckerd College
- Kristen Hanratty – Jacksonville
- Lindsay Jordan – Jacksonville
- Pam McCullough – Eckerd College
- Stacey Nemeth – Jacksonville
- Sam Norman – University of South Florida
- Foulso Ogundepo – Jacksonville
- Alex Pierce – Orlando
- Rayehanna Salkey – Florida International University
- Zoe Sanchez – Orlando
- Kristi Schnepp – Fort Miami
- Shannon Steele – Orlando
- Liz Yanuskeiwicz – Eckerd College
Head Coach: Jason Schiessl
Assistant Coach, Backs: Eyal Hakim
Assistant Coach, Forwards: Mike Lane
Conditioning: Alexander Chriest
Manager: Ross Devonport
For Further Information Please Contact
Ross Devonport, Team Manager