Houston Strikers are proud to announce Matt Trouville is joining the team as our inaugural Academy Director. Matt, a USA Rugby Eagle and World Cup player, will be responsible for extensive Strikers' youth outreach programs. These include: Rookie Rugby, four Strikers' supported high school teams, "young players with promise" talent identification scheme, and Strikers own academy and U/20 teams.
Matt Trouville says: "I'm excited to be joining the Houston Strikers as the team's Academy Director. As a player I still have many things to achieve on the field and so welcome the double challenge. I look forward immensely to working with and supporting the Houston Rugby community."
Strikers Head Coach, Justin Fitzpatrick said: "Matt brings a wealth of talent and experience, not only as a respected international player, but also as a prominent member of the Atavus Rugby USA Rugby Academy and National Development Academies. I am truly excited Matt has accepted our invitation to join the Strikers family. I'm certain he will quickly become an invaluable member of our seasoned coaching squad."