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SCOTTSDALE WOLVES YOUTH RUGBY
U14 / U12 / U10 / U8
COMPETING IN Arizona Rugby Union Championship

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Coach: Joël Borie
480.734.9847 - joel.borie@cox.net


2014-2015 season practice starting Tuesday 9/16/2014.

To sign up, fill-in the registration forms and mail with a check to address at bottom of form:
Tackle Rugby Registration Form
Touch Rugby Registration Form
           

Interested in helping coach: contact Joël Borie. No prior rugby experience required, part-time coaching also available.  Coaches get one free registration and a team shirt!
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New players welcome, boys and girls!
Co-ed players, ages 6 through 13, learn the fundamentals of the sport: teamwork, fitness, respect for the competition and having fun!

 
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2014-2015 Season
Practice will start Tuesday 9/16/2014.  Season will go through early March 2015

Fall season went from September through early December.  Spring season starts in early January and ends with playoffs in early March.

Practice Tuesdays and/or Thursdays from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM.
Practice in South Scottsdale park, typically Eldorado Park on 77th street North of Mc Dowell, or nearby South Scottsdale city or SUSD field.  Players can attend both or either practice.

Games are Saturday mornings with U8 playing first, and then going up by ages.

For the 2014-2015 season, 7 teams:
- U14 Boys Tackle Rugby (ages 12 & 13)
- U14 Girls Touch Rugby (ages 6-13), coached by players from ASU Women Rugby team
- U14 Co-Ed Touch Rugby (ages 10 to 13)
- U12 Co-Ed Tackle Rugby (ages 10 & 11)
- U10 Co-Ed Tackle Rugby (ages 8 & 9)
- U10 Co-Ed Touch Rugby (ages 8 & 9)
- U8 Co-Ed Touch Rugby (ages 6 & 7), with Velcro flags.  U8 only practice Tuesdays. 2 Parent assistant-coaches required for U8 program to run (training provided), please discuss with Head Coach Joël Borie if interested.
There are also weight ranges for Tackle players, and based on it players can play up or down from their age.  Tackle players when interested can join in Touch Rugby games if there is no schedule conflict (no extra cost).

Registration:
Tackle - $70 for the 2014-2015 year (fall and spring seasons).
Touch - $40  for the 2014-2015 year (fall and spring seasons).
Players can attend either or both seasons.  The fee includes the player's individual registration with USA Rugby (3rd party liability insurance).  Touch players get a uniform kit (socks, shorts and jersey) for the player to keep. Tackle players gets socks and shorts that they keep; Tackle jerseys are kept by the team so Team T-shirts are also available for purchase.

2014-2015 registration forms:
Tackle Rugby Registration Form
Touch Rugby Registration Form

For additional information visit our Practice page!
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Youth Rugby in schools
Scottsdale teachers/parents interested in scheduling a Rookie Rugby demo or starting a Youth touch rugby program at your school: visit our Rookie Rugby Page.
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Scottsdale Wolves Youth Rugby Team History
The Scottsdale Wolves Under 14 team was started in 2008 as an extension of the Scottsdale Wolves High School program.  The Wolves were AZ U13 champions in 2011 and 2012, and went on to gain additional titles and honors as the league expanded in several divisions.  The team is open to all and enrollment is not limited to a school or school district.   The objective is to introduce boys and girls to rugby through the non-contact version of the sport.  We hope for our players to embrace the fun and values of this great sport, and continue practicing it through our High School program.  The Scottsdale Youth team is tighly integrated with the other Scottsdale Rugby teams (High School and men), sharing administrative support, fields and other resources.

Click Here: Wolves featured on Raising Arizona Kids magazine!

About the coach
Joël Borie is a Frenchman who grew up in the French rugby culture and acquired an unconditional love for the sport.  He moved to Arizona in 1990 to obtain an MBA at ASU and later settled and raised a family in Scottsdale.  Joel Borie is a USA Rugby certified level 200 coach.  Joël has been a proud member of the Scottsdale Blues Rugby Football club since 2005 and has been coaching the U14 team since 2009.

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