It is with great pleasure that the Dog River Howlers Rugby Club announces that Dr. Natasha Wesch who has a most accomplished background as an athlete, coach and sports psychologist (see attached CV) is joining the Howlers family.
She will team up with Holland's Sasha Werlich as the coaches of our U-19 Women's Sevens side that will travel to Cuba in early November.
The sixteen U-19 girls selected to play on this side will certainly benefit form working with these 2 outstanding mentor coaches. Howuuuuuuuuuuuuuu !!!
The Howlers are exited to welcome Sasha Werlich from the Netherlands (Holland) to the coaching staff of the Howlers U-19 Sevens Team for the "Havana Howlers Rugby 7's " in Cuba on November 7 and 8, 2015.
The Howlers U-16 team played against her Netherland Academy side at the Heidelberg International Youth 7's in May 2014.
Sasha as you can see from her attached coaching CV comes with some impressive credentials.
Welcome to the Howlers Sasha !! Howuuuuuuu !
One more coach for the women's team will be announced in due course as will the Howlers' U-19 men's coaching staff.
Howlers Rosy Rivera- Henderson will suit up for Mexico and Davine Burton for Jamaica in the North American and Caribbean Rugby Association championship Olympic Qualifying Tournament being played in Cary , North Carolina. All the best to all and Howuuuuu !!
2 HOWLERS NAMED TO CANADIAN NATIONAL MEN'S 7'S TEAM TO COMPETE IN NACRA 7'S OLYMPIC QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT
Howlers Mike Fuailefau and Jeff Hassler will be part of Canada's National Team that will hope to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics this weened in the North American and Caribbean Rugby Association championship Olympic Qualifying Tournament being played in Cary , North Carolina. OH CANADA AND HOWUUUUUUU !!!!!
All games can be watched LIVE at www.usarugbytv.com
Canada’s Roster for NACRA Sevens - (Club), Hometown, Province
Tyler Ardron – (Ospreys) Lakefield, ON
Connor Braid - (London Scottish/BC Bears) Victoria, BC
Justin Douglas - (Abbotsford RFC/BC Bears) Abbotsford, BC
Sean Duke - (UVIC Vikes/BC Bears) Vancouver, BC
HOWLER - Mike Fuailefau - (Castaway Wanderers/BC Bears) Victoria, BC
HOWLER - Jeff Hassler – (Ospreys) Calgary, AB
Ciaran Hearn - (Castaway Wanderers/Atlantic Rock) Conception Bay South, NL
Nathan Hirayama - (UVIC Vikes/BC Bears) Vancouver, BC
Harry Jones - (Capilano RFC/BC Bears) North Vancouver, BC
Phil Mack - (James Bay AA/BC Bears) Victoria, BC
John Moonlight - Captain (James Bay AA/Ontario Blues) Pickering, ON
Taylor Paris – (Agen) Barrie, ON
Conor Trainor - (UBCOB Ravens/BC Bears) Vancouver, BC
Adam Zaruba - (Capilano RFC/BC Bears) Vancouver, BC
Senior Men’s Team Staff:
Liam Middleton – Head Coach
Kieran Crowley – Assistant Coach
Brian Hunter – Manager
Danielle Mah – Physiotherapist
Calum Ramsay – Performance Analyst
Gareth Lynch – Strength and Conditioning Coach
Howlers Isabel Romero Benitez (18 years old) along with team captain Alejandra Betancur helped lead Colombia to a 12-7 victory over Argentina in the South American Rugby 7's Championship to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janairo Brazil.They will also be part of the Pan Am Games being held in Toronto, Canada in July 2015. Congratulations and HOWUUUUUUUUU !!
It is more than a game, it is a way of life!