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Play Rugby at the University of Tennessee

Rugby at the University of Tennessee is one of the most successful collegiate rugby programs in the country. May of your questions related to rugby at Tennessee can be answered on the Frequently Asked Questions page.

If you have committed to attending the University of Tennessee and have a desire to play for the Volunteers, contact Coach Bradley so that you can be added to our list of student athlete commitments.

If you are interested in attending the University of Tennessee, become a Vol in Progress (VIP) and sign up for an official campus tour. The UT coaching staff will meet with you before and/or after the tour to give you a rugby specific tour and answer any questions you may. (

Head Coach Marty Bradley
(865) 805-5029

Volunteer Rugby Maxim: Family - School - Rugby
A Tennessee rugby student athlete must always keep their priorities in the proper order and lead a disciplined lifestyle that assures compliance to the Volunteer Rugby Maxim: Family, School, Rugby.

Student Athlete Support
While Tennessee Rugby does not offer admissions and/or financial assistance as an inducement to attend school at the University of Tennessee, it does have a support network for the student athlete that equals or surpasses any program in the country. Some of the services and benefits available to our players include:

  • Academic support - ACE Program
  • Medical Support
  • Spiritual Support - Cross Training
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Health and Nutrition

Rugby Vol for Life
Most importantly, Tennessee Rugby is a family. Student athletes will gain a trusted friendship with one another and support one another throughout their college years and beyond.