Rugby Pennsylvania Names Executive Director

Scott E. Brown brings experience and enthusiasm to new organization

A headshot of Scott Brown, the new Executive Director of Rugby PennsylvaniaPENNSYLVANIA — Rugby Pennsylvania (RugbyPA) announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed Scott E. Brown to serve as interim executive director of the organization.  The unanimous vote to appoint Mr. Brown to the position came at a Board meeting held on September 9, 2012.

The RugbyPA Board emphasized the importance of building the organization around the most pressing needs of youth and high school rugby.  The move to appoint Mr. Brown now as an unpaid chief executive of the organization promises to expedite many of the necessary steps in furtherance of RugbyPA’s broad mission.

Mr. Brown has an impressive rugby pedigree having served many Pennsylvania rugby organizations in multiple capacities.  He has coached rugby at the youth and high school levels, and served on various committees of the Eastern Pennsylvania Rugby Union where he focused on player safety.  Mr. Brown earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from West Chester University in 1993.

According to RugbyPA Board Chairman John McNichol, “We are thrilled to have Scott join us as a fellow Board member and interim executive director.  He is a strategic thinker who brings tremendous enthusiasm to all that he does.”  Mr. Brown commented, “I am honored by the Board’s faith in me to serve.  Rugby in Pennsylvania is on the rise and we, as an organization, have a heavy responsibility to grow our sport in the safest and most professional way possible.”

Scott Brown may be reached at [email protected].