UPCOMING EVENTS

28febAll Day02marLas Vegas Invitational 7sU14 - U18 Boys & GirlsLas Vegas

25marAll Day30World Schools Festival 15sU19 Boys EliteSouth Africa

13aprAll Day14Youth Rugby Festival 15sU15/17 Boys & U17 GirlsPortugal

08junAll Day09Regional Cup TournamentU14 - U18 Boys & GirlsColorado

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.

Our California state-of-the-art facilities and equipment are located in :

Irvine: 60 Post 92618
Sacramento: 1940 Railroad Dr. 95815

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

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

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

Norman Krebill

Norman Krebill

Training Centers Manager

Norman brings his rugby passion, club executive experience and tech world leadership to manage the Academy's training centers.