USAIRA fall 2013 vallejo


Press Release – San Francisco, CA – October 1, 2013

USA INTERNATIONAL RUGBY ACADEMY ANNOUNCES Fall High School Player’s Course 2013 at Cal Maritime in Vallejo, Ca The USA International Rugby Academy announces that Fall Course 2013 will commence its Sunday November 10th registration and intake session. Who Should Attend The USA International Rugby Academy is designed for students entering grades eight through twelve next fall(ages 14-20). Recent High school graduates are also eligible to enroll.

About the Course

The HS Players Course accommodates various age groups and skill levels to include beginners, and is designed to help players develop fundamental skills for playing more effectively as individuals and team members. Emphasis is placed on individual and positional skills as well as team skills and concepts. The program features a high-quality staff of instructors and will also have guest coaches from top colleges and teams. Enrollment is limited, so early registration is encouraged. The sessions take place   Sundays from November 10- Jan 22, with a start time of 9am. The trainings are at Cal Maritime in Vallejo. Academy Highlights Interaction with Professional Coaches: evasive running, passing, tackling, contact skills Specialty clinics: kicking, lineout throws, scrum-half passing Film study and individual analysis of play Individual player evaluation and feedback Flexibility, strength training, and conditioning programs sports psychology.

Typical Session Schedule (subject to change):

9:00am – Meeting and video review

9:25am – Clinic – Rugby specific movement to include: Speed, Agility & Quickness Strength & Conditioning

10:00am – Training (Rugby Field)

11:00am-Positional work

11:25am Recovery and regeneration


A positive attitude

Rugby shorts

Rugby boots

Rugby socks

Running shoes

Mouth guard, Headgear (optional), Water Bottle

All registrants will receive:

  • Academy T shirt, Hat,  and cinch Bag
  • Academy training top
  • Training Ball
  • Water Bottle
  • World Rugby Shop coupon code
  • Academy binder and curriculum and training materials

The fee is $425.00 for hours of intensive instruction.   The staff includes: Paul Keeler – Academy Director

  • Santa Clara University Head Coach
  • 3x Rugby Super League finalist Head Coach with SFGG
  • Former USA A Head Coach
  • IRB level 3 Certified
  • International Rugby Academy of New Zealand High Performance Course Graduate


Moses Similai – Norcal U-16 Coach

Former USA Eagles:

Jone Naqica

Mose Timoteo

Salty Thomson – USA HS All-American Head Coach

Register Here