Nike Rugby Camps at Curry College
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The Nike Rugby Camp at Curry College is hosted by former professional rugby union player and British Lion, Alex Corbisiero, the staff of Team Corbs coaches and are offered for rugby players in the Northeast looking to improve their skills. Nike Rugby Camps offers both an overnight and day camp option for those local players within driving distance.
The overnight camp includes key fundamentals drills, competitive match play and game strategy, meals, housing and evening activities. For the duration of the camp, players stay on campus at Curry College with the camp staff and eat their meals in the dining halls. For rugby instruction each day, participants take a short walk to the athletic fields.
Day Camp (Commuter Option)
There is also a commuter option from 9:00am - 4:00pm for Boston area residents looking for a rugby camp close to home. This option includes rugby activities and lunch each full day of camp.
We are excited to offer not only a boys camp but a camp for girls as well! Lead by Abby Gustaitis, USA national team player for 7s and 15s, will be leading the training for the girls programs along with other experienced players and coaches. Please send us a note if you have a team of girls attending the overnight camp. firstname.lastname@example.org
About Team Corbs
Alex Corbisiero founded Team Corbs with the mission of growing the game of rugby in the US through lending expertise and resources at every level, from youth to professional play. Team Corbs offers a top-notch staff of experienced professional coaches that provide American players of all levels the guidance they need to be successful in the sport.
- Instruction from nationally recognized coaches and players who are part of Team Corbs, who will teach campers how to be successful on and off the rugby field
- Daily instruction and live match simulations
- Skill-based group structuring to maximize the advantage for players of all ages and abilities
- Small Group sizes: approximately an 8:1 player to staff ratio
- Opportunity to experience a college environment at Curry College
- Rugby-themed evening activities including nutrition seminars, training tips and much more
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Camp Director Alex Corbisiero
Alex Corbisiero takes the helm as camp director for the Nike Rugby Camp at Curry College. Corbisiero is a highly-decorated rugby union star, formerly playing for England and Northampton Saints at the Premiership level.View Alex's Bio ⟩
Alex was born in New York City and immigrated to England with his parents shortly before his fifth birthday.
In 2008 Corbisiero was a member of the England under-20 team that won the grand slam and reached the final of the 2008 IRB Junior World Championship.
Corbisiero made his senior debut for England against Italy on 12 February 2011. He went on to feature in four of England's five tests as they won the Six Nations Championship. Corbisiero represented England at the Rugby World Cup 2011. In 2013 Corbisiero made his debut for the British and Irish Lions squad. Corbisiero started the first Test against Australia on Saturday 22 June and scored the Lions' first try in their victorious third test against Australia which clinched the series.
In 2017 Corbs joined the team at NBC Sports and partnered with ASM Sports Group to create Team Corbs.
Coach Abby Gustaitis
Abby Gustaitis is a member of the USA women's national team in both 7s and 15s and serves as lead coach for the Nike Girls Rugby Camp at Curry College.View Abby's Bio ⟩
Abby Gustaitis is a member of the USA women's national team in both 7s and 15s and serves as lead coach for the Nike Girls Rugby Camp at Curry College.
Coach Ben Foden
Ben Foden is a former English national team player and will assist Alex Corbisiero for the Nike Rugby Camp. Ben currently plays for the newly-formed Rugby United New York of Major League Rugby.View Ben's Bio ⟩
New York have announced the signing of 33-year-old Foden, who won 34 caps for England between 2009 and 2013 and has more than 250 appearances for Northampton Saints over a 10-year career at Franklin’s Gardens.
Coach Chris Mattina
Chris Mattina is a current member of the USA national team and plays for Rugby United New York of Major League Rugby. Chris is also the rugby coach at Xavier High School in New York.View Chris's Bio ⟩
Chris Mattina is a current member of the USA national team and plays for Rugby United New York of Major League Rugby. Chris is also the rugby coach at Xavier High School in New York.
Staff Team USA Players
Each Nike Rugby Camp will have current and former members of the rugby national team on staff.View Team USA Players's Bio ⟩
Each Nike Rugby Camp will have current and former members of the rugby national team on staff.
Nike Rugby Camps offer players the individualized coaching needed to improve their skill-set and gain a deeper understanding of the game. Our curriculum is the perfect blend of expert coaching, constructive drills, and fun evening activities. With an outstanding coach in Alex Corbisiero and the incredible Team Corbs staff, players are expected to leave camp with newfound skills and a greater knowledge of the game.Show Less See More Camp Details
The overnight camp includes key fundamental drills, team strategies, match play, meals, housing and evening activities. The day camp (9:00am - 4:00pm) includes all rugby instruction and lunch. Day campers will be dropped off and picked up at the end of each day on campus.
Check-In and Check-Out
Please see the registration packet for check-in/check-out details.
Overnight Campers: We are offering a $30 per player discount for five or more team members from the same team/club. Day Campers: $20 per player discount for five or more team members from the same team/club. Please call 800-645-3226 and register by phone to receive the discount.
The staff live in the dormitories with the campers and participate in evening activities. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.
Nike Rugby Camps does not provide transportation to and from airports, bus depots or train stations. The packet we send to registered campers in the spring offers suggestions on shuttle services for each specific camp.
A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the spring.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:30am Breakfast
- 8:30am - 11:00am Training session: catch and pass technique, defensive structure, tackle technique
- 11:00am - 11:45am Rugby/Scrimmage
- Noon - 1:00pm Lunch
- 1:00pm - 3:00pm Training session: position specific training; forwards and backs
- 3:00pm - 4:00pm Rugby/Scrimmage
- 5:00pm - 6:30pm Dinner
- 7:00pm - 8:30pm Exercise and science training
- 9:00pm - 10:00pm Film session, evening activities
- 10:00pm Lights out
Curry College is a private institution that was founded in 1879. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,565, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 131 acres. Curry College has been hosting Nike Camps for over a decade and is the perfect setting for youth camps.
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"Thank you so much for the amazing job you did with the kids. The coaching staff made handling a large group of boys look fun and easy. It's hard to imagine better role models than what I saw in the four of you, individually and as a team, over those few days... Impressive, to say the least!"
— Newby H. Parent