Brumbies Academy Coaching Course


Two Day Intensive Coach Development Course

Florida Rugby is excited to host the Australian Super Rugby professional team the ACT Brumbies for a two day coach development course in Weston, Florida. We very proud and thankful to our local hosts the Okapi Wanderers and the YMCA of Weston without their amazing support we would not be able to host this event.

Dates: January 7th & 8th 2017
Location: Parks & Recreation, Community Centre, 20200 Saddle Club Road, Weston Florida 33327
Times: 83oam to 630pm – Saturday / Sunday 830am to 4pm
Discounts: Early discount until 5pm on December 24th 2016 – Sign Up now!!

FRU & FYRU Reimbursement — All FRU and FYRU member clubs will be able to have one coach receive 50% of the course fee reimbursed by the FRU upon attendance of the course.

World Class Course Presenters

  • Mick Byrne — Mick was the All Blacks skills coach through three World Cup campaigns, including two wins in 2011 & 2015. Know as the man who helped who helped Dan Carter reach his peak. Mick is now the Australian Rugby Union’s National Skills Coach.  Click Here to read more about about Mick Byrne
  • Nick Leah — Nick is Brumbies Rugby Academy Manager, he has successfully developed some Australia’s brightest rugby talents within the Brumbies  Academy system. Nick, has run courses and clinics for Union’s and Clubs from all over the world over the last years.

Course Description
Provides intensive introduction to the the theory and practice and science behind the interdependent networks that promote success in driving programs towards the elite level.

Utilizing case study examples from a range of environments across the world, the course provides effective methods in developing core aspects of individual, team and program development. Underpinning is analysis & intervention programs that drive current trends in the game, as witnessed in the recent world cup, but also 20 years of Intellectual Property from one of the most successful provincial teams in World Rugby.

The course culminates with providing coaches with a well researched and practically applied framework to apply the technical and tactical learnings – so to develop their own individual coaching over the short and long term.

Hotel Deal 

Bonaventure Resort and Spa
250 Racquet Club Road | Weston, FL 33326

Room Block Name: Florida Rugby Room Block
Room Rate: $119 – they have waived the $16.95 resort fee
Reservations: 1-800-327-8090

About our Course Partners 

We would not be able to host this wonderful course without wonderful course partners the Okapi Wanderers and YMCA of Weston.

Okapi Wanderers Rugby
Okapi Wanderers Rugby, based in Weston, Florida is a family-friendly rugby club, welcoming players of every age and ability. We field 9 divisions starting at Under 8s all the way up to old boys and are proud holders of three State Championships at Youth, High School and men’s levels.

The YMCA of Weston
The YMCA designs programs to help families build stronger bonds, spend more time together and become more engaged in a community place to be.

The YMCA of Broward County serves 78, 928 different people of all ages, backgrounds, abilities and financial circumstances. We look forward to you becoming a part of our family.


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