When: Sunday June 6th, 7pm EST
Who: Richard Ashfield (Assistant Coach for USA Women's National Team)
What: We are excited to announce an online in person session with Richard Ashfield in discussing how to keep your skills up over the course of the summer. Virtual online Training Session to help any and all who would like to attend.
Bio: Richard Ashfield is an assistant coach for the USA Rugby Women's National Team (WNT) responsible for the attack and backs.
He was previously the kicking coach and skills coach with the squad.
Richard is currently a fulltime assistant coach at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA.
Born and raised in Northern Ireland he played rugby for Lisburn, then at the University of Dundee and represented Ulster Juniors. He has worked as a Development Officer with Ulster and the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU).
Originally, he came to the USA as a player with Providence Rugby Club. He has had success coaching at Providence College (Women's Division II Champions), Brown University Men, Beantown Women (Super League Finalists 3 times) and Boston Irish Wolfhounds Men.
Additionally, Rich coached the Northeast Rugby Union (NRU) Women U.23s and the Senior side winning the Inter-Territorial (ITT) Championship with both squads multiple times.