Penn State Rugby Camps feature the coaching staffs of both of the University's nationally ranked teams and take great pride in the program's ability to consistently attract other top coaches and instructors from the nation's best teams and elite programs to fully serve the needs of the campers.
Don Ferrell is the director of rugby and head coach for the men's rugby team at Penn State. He is also a selector for the Collegiate All-American team and an assistant coach with the MARFU Men's Collegiate All-Star team. Formerly, Ferrell was an assistant coach for the North American 4 Falcons, an assistant coach for the Men's Collegiate All-American team and an assistant coach for the USA U19 team, coaching in three Junior World Championships.
Peter Steinberg is the head coach of the eight-time National Champion women's rugby team at Penn State. Steinberg is also the head coach of the USA Rugby women's national team. He was also the former coach for the Keystone women's rugby team, one of the nation's top women's clubs, and a skills coach for the USA Eagles. He recently served as the technical adviser for the Jamaican sevens team and coached the USA U23 women's sevens team. Steinberg was formerly USA Rugby's director of age-grade development, head coach for the Mid-Atlantic Men's All-Stars, head coach for the North American 4 Hawks and the U.S. Women's U23 National Team.
Chris Amoratis is the Coordinator of Rugby and an assistant coach for both the Penn State men's and women's rugby teams. A player for PSU Men's team from 1989 to 1993, Amoratis was a member of the 1992 Final Four team. Previously, Amoratis has been an assistant coach to the Women's program and an assistant coach with the MARFU Senior Men's All-Star team. Most recently, Amoratis led the Doylestown Rugby Club, as head coach, to the 2010 Senior Men's Division II National Championship Game, finishing second in the nation.
The camp staff is also supplemented with many other outstanding coaches: