Summit & AGM

The FRU is excited to bring back the Florida Rugby Summit in combination with our Annual General Meeting, the summit combines both Coach and Referee education on Saturday, September 11th, and on Sunday, September 12th will be our Annual General Meeting.

The coaching presentations will be provided by MLR team Rugby ATL and their 404 Pathway Academy head coach Johannes “Neets” Gericke. He will be presenting on a variety of topics and will provide all coaches with some excellent content to help launch your coaching and team forward. 

Location 

Jackie Robinson Training Complex
3901 26th Street
Vero Beach, FL 32960

Saturday, September 11th — Coaching and Referee Summit — 9 am to 6:30 pm
Sunday, September 12th — Florida Rugby Union AGM – 9 am to 1 pm 

Summit Participant Cost – from $20 to $150 depending on hotel night stays, more details are below. Please note the FRU Annual General Meeting is on Sunday, September 12th and there is no cost associated with that.

Summit Registration
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Summit Pricing and What is Included 

  • Course only – $20 (Includes course, lunch & dinner)

– Day camp only – $20 (Includes course, lunch & dinner)

Please note only the day camp option is available as the hotel is now sold out – if you wish to stay overnight on Friday or Saturday night please email evan.haigh@floridarugby.org for other available options

Onsite Room & Course Options — Rooms limited to 15 single and 13 double occupancies per night

  • Onsite Hotel Saturday only single occupancy – $75 (Includes summit, lunch, dinner, hotel room, Sunday breakfast)
  • Onsite Hotel Saturday only double occupancy – $50 (Includes summit, lunch, dinner, hotel room, Sunday breakfast) **Must purchase in a pair with the second person listed for rooming with**
  • Onsite Hotel Friday & Saturday night single occupancy – $150 (Includes summit, Saturday breakfast, lunch, dinner, hotel room, Sunday breakfast)
  • Onsite Hotel Friday & Saturday night double occupancy – $50 (Includes summit, lunch, dinner, hotel room, Sunday breakfast) **Must purchase in a pair with the second person listed for rooming with**

Saturday’s Summit Schedule

  • 9 am to 9:15 am – Welcome Notes & Combined Referee/Coaches Gathering
  • 915 am to 3 pm – Both Coach and Referee Education Tracks
    • Referee Track – Presented by the FRRA — Details to be confirmed
    • Coaching Track – Rugby ATL & Rugbycology – Video Analysis, Defensive system discussions, and installations, Attacking Pattern how to build your teams attack
  • 3 pm to 5:30 pm – New Game Management Guidelines & Laws applications a combined Referee & Coach session
  • 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm – Dinner & Open Round Table about Florida Rugby

Coaching Presenters 
Johannes “Neets” Gericke
Rugby ATL
Pathway 404 Head Coach
Current Rugby ATL player 

Topics Covered

  • Defensive System Discussions
    • Defensive system explanations
    • How to create your defensive system
    • How to install your defensive systems
    • Micro skills required for defensive systems to work
    • KPIs of defense
  • Attacking System Discussions
    • Attacking shapes and ways to form your attack
    • How to install your attacking system
    • Micro contact skills are required to ensure an effective attacking system
  • Q & A with Neets
    • Discuss your general rugby coaching questions both from the content delivered and any other topics you wish to cover.

Brendon Shields
Rugbycology
Data & Video Analysis Expert

Topics Covered

  • Video analysis via Huddle/Rugbycology
  • What data points are collected and how to collect them

Referee Presenters
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Registration