Rugby Camp

The all-boys Rugby Camp is for athletes who are ready to take their game to the next level!

Our rugby camp has been designed to develop technical skills and rugby IQ. Our athletes will take part in daily controlled scrums, engage in video analysis sessions, and learn proper fitness training.

The training sessions, both on and off the field, will pinpoint areas for improvement in your game and fitness. Each athlete will receive personalized feedback from our group of experience coaches.

Join us for a week of rugby, and make lifelong friends along the way!

What's Included

  • 3:1 player to coach ratio with top-level professional coaching staff
  • Boarding and meals included for overnight campers
  • Comprehensive training plans and individualized attention
  • Positive, high-energy training environment
  • Direction on skills development and game play
  • Opportunities to apply skills to game play situations in drills

On-Field Focus

  • Monday: Play to Space (Attack Theme)
  • Tuesday: Steal Pressure (Defence Theme)
  • Wednesday: Fight to Play (Keep The Ball Alive Skills)
  • Thursday: Win the Contest (Set Piece & Restarts)
  • Friday: Match Challenge Day

There are also daily themes around off-field development, such as growth, awareness, innovation, and nurture, to further enhance and round out the skills learned on the field.

Meet Scott Manning, Head Rugby Coach

Over the past two decades Rugby has been woven into the life of Scott Manning, the Head Coach the University of Victoria men’s rugby team.  

Scott Manning - SMUS Camps Head Rugby Coach

While Scott has represented Canada on the U17 and U19 national teams, his real passion is in coaching and inspiring the next generation of young players and coaches. 
Join Scott Manning this summer at the SMUS Rugby Camp and ignite your passion for the game!

Scott brings a wealth of experience to the field, having coached all levels from U16, varsity men, and senior club.  In every program he undertakes, his motivation is to guide student-athletes to become future of Canadian rugby.  He demonstrated his commitment to player development, during his previous tenure as Head Coach of the Castaway Wanderers premier men and the five years he assisted with Canada's U18 program. 
Scott currently teaches Teaching & Coaching Effectiveness at the University of Victoria in the Coaching Master's program and holds a World Rugby Level 2 certification. His coaching philosophy champions joy, care, integrity, and growth, ensuring players discover their full potential within and beyond the game.
"My goal is to help athletes and coaches bridge the gap between where they are, and where they want to be" Scott says, "and I want to make it really enjoyable along the way."
Hailing from Edmonton, Alberta, Scott found his second home in B.C. when he moved to attend UVic and pursue rugby. Though injuries cut his playing career short, his competitive spirit and dedication to the sport led him to where he is today – a leading figure in Canadian rugby, empowering the next generation of champions.