Northeast Academy Heads To Costa Rica For Rainforest 7s Tournament

Northeast Academy men’s and women’s teams travel to Costa Rica this week to compete in the Rainforest 7s tournament this weekend, February 18-19, 2017.

This is the Academy’s first trip down to Costa Rica for the tournament.

Men’s Squad

Costa Rica Men's Squad

As listed in the roster:

Lance Cavanaugh

Gavan D’Amore-Morrison

Christopher Frazier

Harry Higgins

Adnan Kawuma

Isaiah Lopez

Diego Maquiera

Bobby McMahon

Akinola Raymond

Philip Salter

Sam Sirrel

Brian Sussingham.

The Northeast Academy Men’s Squad is led by head coach Dominic Wareing.

Women’s Squad

Costa Rica Women's Squad

As listed in the roster:

Tahlia Brody

Alexandra Brown

Kala Crawford

Gio Cruz

Corinne Heavner

Emily Magee

Deanna Nash

Morgan Roberts

Lisa Roselin

Jennifer Salomon

Claire Stingley

Miranda Wakimoto

Steve Lewis will coach the women in Costa Rica.

Gary Heavner will serve as manager for both the men and the women.

The Northeast Academy is a National Development Academy sanctioned by USA Rugby as the official designated pathway to the USA Eagles National Team selection for both Men and Women in the Northeast of America. With training locations in New York City, Boston and Buffalo, the Academy offers development in three distinct areas: elite player advancement; coach education; and local union enrichment; and has the ultimate goal to augment the skills of players and coaches alike, growing the game within the EMPIRE and NERFU Unions.