Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Summer Skills Camp

Join us for the inaugural Back-To-School Skills Camp

ASU Coached Matt Huckaby, along with  select members from the 2012 National Runner-Up ASU Red Wolves, will cover:

  • Basic skills such as passing, catching, tackling, rucking and kicking
  • Unit-specific skills such as scrumming and lineout techniques as well as backline play
  • Strength and conditioning techniques
  • Diet, nutrition and recovery guidelines
  • Camp will conclude with a competitive match so players can demonstrate their improvement

  • Registration and Payment Information

    How to Register & Pay

    • Post Checks made out for $350 to Arkansas State Rugby to:  Arkansas State Rugby PO Box 2640, State University, AR 72467
    • Credit Card - Call direct number 870-972-3847, Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
    • Forms: Please download and complete the following two forms. This is MANDATORY for all participants. The forms can then be scanned and  mailed to P.O. Box 2230, State University, Arkansas 72467
    • Once the forms are completed, so we can track your registration process and plan accordingly. 
    • We will send follow-up emails with updated information as needed. 
  • Check-In, Schedule, What to Bring

    Check in & Check out

    First Day Check In: 

    • Wednesday, July 25th at approximately 2:00pm
    • Arkansas State Student Union, 101 N. Caraway Road  State University (Jonesboro) AR 72467.
    • 1st floor main entrance

      Last Day Pick Up:  

      • Saturday, July 28th at approximately 12:00 p.m.
      • Student Union

          Typical Day at Camp (July 26th and 27th)

          • 7:30 a.m.  Wake up
          • 7:45 a.m.  Breakfast
          • 9:00 a.m.  Meet at circle drive for training (in front of cafeteria)
          • 9:30 a.m.  Help Session (agility, speed, quickness, skills)
          • 10:00 a.m. Morning session training
          • 12:00 p.m. Lunch
          • 3:30 p.m.  Strength and Conditioning or recover pool session
          • 5:00 p.m.  Dinner
          • 6:30 p.m.  Evening Training
          • 8:00 p.m.  Recover and Camp meeting
          • Due to heat, evening sessions will take place after dinner and later in the evening  

            What to Bring to Camp

            • Rugby Shorts
            • Rugby Socks
            • Rugby Boots
            • Running Shoes
            • Mouth guard
            • Headgear (Optional)
            • Bring sleeping Bag and Pillow for room
            • Toiletry Items and towels
          • Additional Information

            Additional Information

            On the first day of camp all participants will be provided with a training tech t-shirt along with a cotton Arkansas State rugby camp t-shirt. Tech training shirts provided will be worn during training sessions and will be laundered by the coaching staff at the end of each day.

            Campers will be provided with meals each day the camp. Day one will only be dinner as check in will be during the afternoon period. We ask that the participants eat lunch before checking in. Day two and three campers will be provided with breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The final day participants will be treated to breakfast and lunch as check out will be at 12:00pm.

            North park Quads

            All campers will be staying the North park Quads. North Park accommodates 836 students in five separate residential buildings.  It also includes a Community Building with a laundry, kitchen, meeting rooms, and administrative offices. Students live in four bedroom two bath suites. Each suite includes a living room and kitchenette. Bedrooms and living rooms are furnished.  The five buildings are reserved for students with at least one year of college experience.  North park Quads are located between the Baptist Campus Ministry and the Convocation Center.

            All dorms will have 24 hour adult supervision, one staff member for every ten campers in addition to dorm staff.

          • Coaching Staff

            Coaching Staff

            Matt Huckaby

            • Head coach Men’s Rugby, Arkansas State University
            • Former National Team 7s Player
            • Two-time All American
            • 2011 ARN College Rugby Coach of the Year

            Alex Houser

            • Assistant Coach, Men’s Rugby Arkansas State University
            • Three Time All-American at University of California