Decisions on competitions at the college level will be in the hands of USA Rugby’s Men’s and Women’s College Competition Committees beginning with the 2011-2012 college postseason.
The competition committees will work with USA Rugby staff to review competition structures, site selection and seeding of playoff brackets at the college Division I and II levels starting with the Spring 2012 championships.
The committees are two of four new groups being seated by USA Rugby as part of the on-going restructuring of college rugby.
Members of the committees are:
Chair: Kevin Battle, UC Santa Barbara
Craig Brown, Northwest Collegiate Rugby Conference
Pat Kane, Wake Forest
John Roberts, Furman
Tom Rooney, Ohio State
Josh Smith, Bentley
Todd Streeter, Wis.-Parkside
Women The College Competition Committees will report to the College Management Council with Battle and Griffin serving as non-voting members of the Council. With the announced seating of the Competitions and Women's Strategic Committees, the only one left to be named is the Eligibility Committee.
Chair: Jonathan Griffin, Stanford
Jonathan Atkeison, North Carolina
Austin Hall, Norwich
Scot Prunckle, Wis.-Milwaukee
Roger Riley, Winona State
Amy Shopkorn, American
Pete Steinberg, Penn State