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Est 2009

 

COASTAL DRAGONS YOUTH R.F.C

Mission Statement

TO INTRODUCE AND EXPAND THE SPORT OF RUGBY IN THE COMMUNITY ESTABLISHING THE TRADITIONS OF THE GAME BASED ON RESPECT, SPORTSMANSHIP, HONOR, COURAGE, DISCIPLINE AND FAIR PLAY. WE TEACH STUDENT ATHLETES TO LOVE RUGBY.

How It All Began

The Coastal Dragons was established in 2009 by eight enterprising ruggers who wanted a local team in Encinitas.  Matt Hawkins, former Head coach, captain, and player for the USA Men’s Olympic Rugby team,  had recently welcomed his first son into the world and wanted his children to play rugby so with the help of his father Glen Hawkins, Ramon Samaniego, Graydon Orr, Erik Loberg, Michael Maister, Ian Smith and Chris Connolly they formed the Coastal Dragons Youth Rugby Football Club.   Many of these fathers have sons that had played rugby in Carmel Valley with the Mustangs rugby club, and they all agree, the Dragons would never have been established without the support and encouragement of the leadership at the Mustangs.  The first practice was held at Moonlight beach in November 2009, and was attended by 30 youngsters eager to try the new sport.  The word spread quickly, and that year the Dragons registered over 50 players.  Today the club has grown to over 240 players per year registering to play rugby as u8, u10 and u12 Co-ed, and u14, u16, u18 boys and girls,

Milestones - Significant Events

2009 - Inception
2009/2010 - U8, U10, U12
2010/2011 - U8, U10, U12, U14
2011/2012 - U8, U10, U12, U14, U16
2012/2013 - U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, and La Costa Canyon Rugby Club (LCC High School Club)
2013/2014 - U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, U18
2014/2015 - 
U8, U10, U12, co-ed, U14, U16, U18 Boys
2015/2016 - 
U8, U10, U12, co-ed, u14 u18 Girls U14, U16, U18 Boys

  • Owen Duvall is selected for the HSAA u17 to play France and Belgium

2014/2015 - U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, U18

  • u16 SoCal Gold Division Champions
  • 12 x u16 and 7 x u18 players selected for San Diego Regional All-Stars
  • 8 x u16 and 1 x u18 Selected for SoCal Griffins
  • Sean Lumkong and Justin Petersen selected to EIRA National Select Team to tour Canada
  • Rugby is formally launched at San Marcos High School and Sante Fe Christian School