NSCRO & Matthew Robinette
National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Release by Stephen Cohen about Matthew Robinette
West Chester, PA 21 December 2017 – “The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) has just announced the hiring of Matthew Robinette, CSEE, CMP, as its Director of Events.
Robinette is a seasoned event professional with over 20 years’ experience producing sporting events, conventions, meetings, festivals, and concerts. His current role as Director of Convention and Sports Services for Richmond Region Tourism uniquely qualifies him for this position with NSCRO. He is a Certified Sports Event Executive, earned through National Association of Sports Commissions, and his event production experience is a welcome addition to the NSCRO events team.
Robinette has worked with NSCRO as part of the broadcast team for our Women’s Championships and the NSCRO 7s Championships. He is the President of the Capital Rugby Union, a rugby coach, certified referee, and a member of the Norfolk Blues RFC Hall of Fame.
“It is an honor and privilege to serve the NSCRO membership and leadership. I look forward to leveraging my skills, relationships, and experience to deliver personalized experiences to fans, coaches, and, most importantly, the athletes of the NSCRO,” said Robinette.
NSCRO President, Steve Cohen, having worked with Robinette for nearly ten years in various rugby capacities in support of NSCRO events remarked, “Matt will bring to NSCRO a wealth of knowledge, experience, and professionalism in our event planning that allows NSCRO to continue to provide outstanding experiences for our members, teams, and fans.”
About National Small College Rugby Organization
Since 2007, the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) has been at the forefront of fostering and developing small college rugby programs in the United States. NSCRO is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing services to small college programs that raise the profile, image, and benefits of collegiate rugby in the eyes of school administrators.
Comprised of nearly 400 men’s and women’s college rugby clubs who participate in more than 30 leagues, NSCRO provides an opportunity for these programs to showcase their abilities to a broader audience with a chance at a national title and ranking. Along with recognizing club and player success on and off the field, the increased visibility NSCRO creates has led to improved school support, greater on-campus interest in rugby, and growth in financial support and alumni involvement.
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