HIGH PERFORMANCE
RUGBY
IN USA

Rhinos Rugby Academy Is The Leading High-Performance Academy in USA With Comprehensive Multi-Level Training, Camps and Domestic and International Tournaments.

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Rugby, Athletic Development or Football - there is a camp
for everyone!

USA
SCHOOLS
by RHINOS RUGBY ACADEMY
PATHWAY TO TRAIN AND COMPETE AS A TIER 1 RUGBY PLAYER

Compete as part of the "USA Schools" teams, selected by Rhinos Academy, at various international tournaments such as the prestigious World Schools Festivals in South Africa and the Youth Rugby Festival in Portugal.

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TOURNAMENTS

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14junAll Day16Regional Cup Tournament - ColoradoU14, JV and VAR (Boys & Girls)Denver, COLORADO

01julAll Day03World Youth Rugby Festival 7s - CaliforniaU10 - U20 Boys & GirlsIrvine, CALIFORNIA

02augAll Day03North American Invitational 7s - UtahU14 - U20 Boys & GirlsSalt Lake City, UTAH

24marAll Day28World Schools Festival - South AfricaU19 Elite BoysPretoria, South Africa

TIDE CAMPS

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12jan(jan 12)4:00 pm13(jan 13)6:00 pmTIDE: Phoenix (AZ)U12 – U20 Boys & GirlsChandler, ARIZONA

01feb10:00 am02(feb 2)7:00 pmTIDE: Austin (TX)U12 – U20 Boys & GirlsMLR Austin Elite Rugby

16feb10:00 am6:00 pmTIDE: Denver (CO)U12 – U20 Boys & GirlsGlendale, DENVER

11may8:00 am1:00 pmTIDE: New Orleans (LA)U12 – U20 Boys & GirlsMLR NOLA Gold

OUR PROGRAMS

8– 14 YRS OLD
JUNIOR RUGBY
PROGRAM

“FUNdamentals” as well as “Learn to Play and Practice” rugby skills and IQ phases (fun, safety, basic skills and understanding of the game ...

U16 – U18 BOYS AND GIRLS
HIGH-SCHOOL
RUGBY PROGRAM

“Learn to Execute Under Pressure” rugby skills and IQ phase (learn to execute performance rugby skills under pressure, and in competition ...

BOYS AND GIRLS
U20 RUGBY
PROGRAM

“Learn to Adapt” rugby skills and IQ phase (learn to adjust to various match conditions, including change of strategy ...

MEN AND WOMEN
PRO RUGBY
PROGRAM

“Elite” rugby skills and IQ phase (train and compete consistently at the highest level of rugby performance while always ...

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ACADEMY SERVICES
Our programs focus on goal-oriented training with constant progress tracking and adjustment.
They are centered around strong core values that build confidence and self-assuredness. The Academy also places great emphasis on the academic success of its student-athletes, with the goal of getting to college and through college on athletic scholarships.maintenance of websites. In the production and maintenance of websites.
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TRAINING RECORDS

HIGH-SCHOOL RHINOS CIRCUIT

BOYS

NAME DESCRIPTION LOCATION
Blake Gilbert Curve (1.5 miles) – Work Capacity (6 rounds) – Row (2,200 meters) – Tire Roll (6 rounds) Irvine

SCORE:

45.5

GIRLS

NAME DESCRIPTION LOCATION
Solana Fleming Curve (1.0 miles) – Work Capacity (4 rounds) – Row (1,800 meters) – Tire Roll (4 rounds) Irvine

SCORE:

38.5

WHO IS
RHINOS ACADEMY

Derek Nellmapius

President

Founder and co-owner of Rhinos Academy, Derek was born in South Africa and played rugby for Wanderers 1st Division Club in Johannesburg.

Andreea Trufasu

Andreea Trufasu

Head of Technology, Marketing & Operations

Co-owner of the Rhinos Academy, Andreea runs the technology, operations, and marketing departments.

Hendrik “Hein” Kriek

Head of Rugby and S&C

South-African born, Hein is the Academy's Head of Rugby and S&C, bringing his impressive coaching experience to our high-performance program

Orene Ai’i

High-Performance Rugby Coach

Former All Black and 2005 World Player of Year IRB Series, Coach Renz brings his high-performance rugby experience to the Academy's youth.