Our Coach


Katie Wurst has been coaching EWR for the 2013-14 season.  

She is currently a PhD graduate student and research assistant focusing on sport and exercise psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Hometown – Peotone, IL

She holds a Master of Arts degree in Kinesiology, with an emphasis in Sport and Exercise Psychology, from the University of Minnesota.

She has held many professional roles within USA Rugby, ranging from public relations for the USA Eagles at the Women’s Rugby World Cup to Youth Development Manager.

Teams/Clubs played for- University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse WRFC, Marquette WRFC, Milwaukee Scylla WRFC, Shannon Ladies RFC, Glendale Lady Raptors RFC, Twin Cities Amazons, Midwest U23 & Senior, West Senior, Munster Women’s Development side

Teams/Clubs coached- Shannon Ladies U19 RFC, University of Colorado WRFC, University of Minnesota WRFC, Vientiane Wild Hogs RFC, Vientiane Lions WRFC, Lao Nagas “A” MNT, Minnesota Women’s LAU side, ERRFU Women’s U23 side, Laos WNT 7s and 15s

Certifications/Awards- Collegiate All-American, IRFU Foundations and Level 1, USA Rugby Level 1-2, iRB Educator, Lprofileevel 1 Match Official

“Athletes don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care.” – Unknown

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