Strength and Conditioning
Our Coaching Staff
Led by Head Coach, Pieter Hugo.
- Player: Pieter Hugo played College and Men’s Division I rugby back in South Africa prior to moving to the USA in 1998. Pieter played his competitive rugby in the state of Arizona representing the Arizona Select Side from 1999 to 2006. He was also a Pacific Coast Grizzly all-star player.
- Coach: Pieter had various coaching roles from starting and coaching a high school club team in the NW Chicago suburbs, assistant coach for Phoenix Men’s club and Arizona Select Side Men’s coach. In 2016 Pieter was appointed Head Coach of the Arizona High School All Stars 15’s program and helped to create competitive environment for the state’s high school players to advance to the next level with various players being selected for the High School All-America honors. Pieter was appointed ASU Head Coach in the fall of 2017.
- World Rugby Coaching Educator
- USA Rugby Level 300 Coaching Certification
- USA Rugby Level 2 Referee Certification
If you have an interest in joining a good rugby program on the rise please reach out to our head coach now!