Centercourt Instructors

Nic Clapinson

Nic Clapinson

Director of Rugby

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My favorite sports event/memory/moment is ... coaching ASUB Rugby Waterloo in Belgium and winning the U17 and Senior National Championships in the same day.

Nic Clapinson will be leading the Centercourt Program as Director of Rugby. A Montreal native, Clapinson played rugby for Canada through age-grade and senior level and played in England for the Leicester Tigers and Waterloo Rugby Club in Liverpool. Following his playing career Clapinson was Executive Director of Rugby Quebec, coached Town of Mount Royal Rugby Club, Concordia University, Quebec U18, and Quebec Senior Provincial Sides. The last five years prior to arriving in Philadelphia, Clapinson lived in Belgium where he coached at ASUB Rugby Waterloo, winning 2 National Division 1 Championships and a U17 National Championship. Currently coach Clapinson is also Director of Rugby for UPenn’s Men’s Program and is a Regional Rugby Development Officer for USA Rugby.

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