Services for Scott Cole and other winter news from the Prez

Services for Scott Cole

West Potomac lost one of our own over the Holidays.  Scott Cole was a great member and supporter of the club. The memorial service is this Saturday in North Carolina. There will be another memorial in Northern Virginia on the 24th, which we will be making a team event.

Saturday, January 10th, 2015 2:00pm
Bethania Moravian Church
5545 Main Street
Bethania, North Carolina 27010

**We’re putting out a call for anyone who has pictures of Scott playing rugby. Please e-mail them to westpotrugbyatgmaildotcom  (westpotrugbyatgmaildotcom)   or get in touch with me directly to get your photos processed.**

NOVA Memorial:

Saturday, January 24th 2015 5:00pm
The Revolution Rock & Billiards Centerville
5920 Fort Drive
Centerville, VA 20121

Polar Bear Plunge:

We’ve entered a side into the Polar Bear plunge for each of the last few years. This is a great event to  fulfill the two activities we enjoy most outside of playing rugby: charity and drinking beer. Bill Evans is organizing the team, and I encourage you to participate. If you can’t participate please make a donation to the West Pot Shivering Beavers!

You can join the team or donate here:

http://plunge2015.kintera.org/faf/search/searchTeamPart.asp?ievent=1113288&lis=1&kntae1113288=61D220CD3B4748F48B4BDA92EDE4DD4F&supId=0&team=6218646&cj=Y

Awards Banquet

We’re finalizing the date and venue for the awards banquet. More info will come by Sunday (1/11).  Please start thinking about silent auction items!

Coach & Player Development Workshops

There are a couple Rugby Development workshops coming up. January 17th is a clinic focusing on teaching touch and flag rugby for youth players. Coach Terry is starting a youth club at his school in SE. He has asked if we can supply coaches to help get it started. If you are interested, please e-mail me (kylekozatgmaildotcom  (kylekozatgmaildotcom)  ) and plan on attending this clinic on Jan 17th from 8:30am-5:00pm location TBD.

The Capital Rugby Union is hosting a clinic February 27th-March 1st. They’ll have players from the USA and England national teams going over many facets of the game. It’s free to all West Pot players and coaches.

http://www.goffrugbyreport.com/news/dc-serevi-camps-kick

Practice Pitch

We received word that the lights were removed from our practice pitch at Benning-Stoddert. If you have a lead on a field we can use for Spring practice please me know. Also, if you live in Fairfax get in touch with me at kylekozatgmaildotcom  (kylekozatgmaildotcom)  .

Cheers,

Koz

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