Coaches

Paul O’Brian, Head Coach, Vice President

Paul O’Brian returns after the devastation of COVID-19 to the Tigers Rugby coaching ranks. In our 18th year of competition, we continue to provide an alternative training method in a culture of friendship, fitness and fair play. Tigers Rugby Football now has a HS Boys program and a Youth program for girls and boys age 8-14. Since founding the club, Paul promoted the game of rugby in Arvada, Broomfield and Westminster, Colorado. As a coach, Paul has been recognized by Rugby Colorado with three team sportsmanship awards, four player of the year awards and two coach of the year awards (2004 & 2011).

Sean May, Club President

Sean May begins his fifth year with Tigers Rugby. Sean sees Tigers Rugby Football Cub as a vehicle for spreading the knowledge of the sport and the social traditions as well. Sean hails from Saint Augustine, Florida and has coached with Tigers Rugby for 2 years including youth and high school side play. Sean brings a dynamic and positive personality with advanced certification in rugby coaching. Coach May is proudly qualified as a Level 300 USA Rugby Coaching Certification, and Level 2 World Rugby Certification. Sean also was a student of the Colorado Rugby Academy with Olympic level players, promoting safety and skills in youth rugby. Coach May’s leadership earned the Tigers HS Boys the 2017 Rugby Colorado Team Sportsmanship Award, and the 2019 State HS Boys Division II Championship/

Garen Austin, Head Coach