2017 OBBRFC Coaching Staff

The Beavers and Banshees are pleased to announce a full roster of coaching staff for our 2017 summer season, and would like to take a few moments to introduce them to the Club. With a full contingent of coaches across all of our teams, the OBBRFC will be well-positioned for a successful summer of rugby.

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2017 Winter Training

We were supposed to have our last winter training session April 2. However, global warming has failed to deliver and we are TBD on going outside until further notice (so stay tuned for updates). As a result, we are back at St. Peter High School next Sunday, April 9 at noon.  Come in through the

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Lee Ann Napiorkowski Wins the Mayor’s City Builder Award

On March 8, 2017,  Mayor Jim Watson presented OBBRFC head coach Lee Ann “Nappy” Napiorkowski with the Mayor’s City Builder Award for her work growing and supporting the rugby community across Ottawa. The nomination was submitted jointly between the OBBRFC and Nappy’s coworkers at St. Peter High School. A full summary of Nappy’s achievements can

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Rugby Coaching Course – February 18

Rugby Canada is hosting a World Rugby Level 1 Coaching course in Ottawa on Saturday, February 18. We strongly encourage any Club members with an interest in pursuing coaching credentials to register for this course. Please visit the following link to sign yourself up:  https://coach.rugbycanada.ca/index.php?new_province=ON&new_year=2017&page=33  There is a cost to take this course. However, it

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2016 Coaching and Referee Courses

As the new season approaches the OBBRFC is always looking for new certified coaches and referees. Below are the dates for sessions in Ottawa for both coaching and referee certification clinics. As of right now reimbursement for these courses is not available, but with fundraising and grants upcoming this may change.    Coaching Courses   

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Coaches Wanted

High school rugby seasons are beginning across Ottawa. We are looking for OBBRFC members who are interested in guest or assistant coaching. There is an opportunity for all commitment levels. Please e-mail Kim @ vpgame.banshees@gmail.com if interested. Help the OBBRFC kick-start our junior program!

Coaching Conference in Kingston – Feb 21-23

The 8close th Annual Coaches Association of Ontario Conference will be held in Kingston on Feb 21-23. You can go to www.coachesontario.ca for more details. They offer the NCCP level 1 course at this conference too, which is the first step to becoming a certified coach. Nappy is attending to take the injury prevention, nutrition,

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Upcoming Coaching Courses

The following coaching courses are being offered in Ottawa in April.   NCCP Introduction to Competition – April 27/28   NCCP Community Innitiation Coaching Course –April 27   **Please note, you must have a registered account at coach.rugbycanada.ca to register for these courses**   Please contact Leandra Carino (leandracarino@gmail.com) or Jen Huntley (jehuntley@hotmail.com) if you

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Referee Clinics

For anyone in the club who’s interested in getting more involved in the sport, the Eastern Ontario Rugby Referee’s Society (EORRS) will be running two separate one-day IRB 1 Referee Courses in Ottawa prior to the end of April: Saturday, 23 March and Saturday 20 April.   The IRB 1 Referee Course is the minimum certification required

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Coaching – Introduction to Competition Course March 2, 3

The Eastern Ontario Rugby Union is planning on holding an Introduction to Competition coaching certification course in Ottawa on March 2nd and 3rd. This is a very good course for people who are interested in getting involved in coaching or for those who already help out with coaching but are looking to get started on

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