Spirit of the Laws and the Sidelines

Please read the below note from Richard Every, USA Rugby High Performance Referee Manager. TRU & TRRA are also committed to ending referee, player, spectator and coach abuse in any form. We need to take a step forward, as we grow the game in the USA, to ensure that we stand together and work together and [...]

2014/2015 USA Rugby Game Management Guidelines

Please review the newly released Game Management Guidelines from USA Rugby for 2014-2015. Though the material is developed for referees, it is applicable to all stakeholders of the game including players and coaches. Please download the file and read through the updates: USA Rugby Game Management Guidelines 2014-2015 [PDF] Get additional resources at the TRRA Resources [...]

Level 1 Coaching Match Officials | 10/4/14 | Austin, TX

Level 1 Coaching Match Officials The purpose of this course is to introduce the concept and role of referee coaching to enable assistance and guidance to develop the referee. When: 10/4/14 Where: Sleep Inn & Suites Austin (8410 Highway 290 East Austin, TX 78724) Time: 8 – 5 pm Cost: $50* *INCENTIVE* The TRU recommends that [...]

Pre-Season Reminders – New Calendar & Referee Confirmation

Welcome to the 2014 Fall season! A few updates as we get ready to kick off matches… New Calendar and Scheduling Software – The referees are beta testing a new scheduling software and that includes a new calendar. We are working to have a global view of the calendar available as we’ve had in the [...]

New TRRA President, VP and RDO

TRRA is proud to announce their newly elected President and Vice President. A new Referee Development Officer (RDO) has also been appointed. President – Traci Schmidtke ([email protected]) Vice President – Greg Varnell ([email protected]) RDO – Randy Campbell ([email protected]) We’d like to thank Jim Wolfinger (President) and Jon Savage (RDO) for their service to the TRRA, [...]