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03.05.2018 - Alex Goff

USA Rugby CEO Dan Payne is stepping down after the Rugby World Cup Sevens this July in San Francisco.

Payne told the USA Rugby Board of Directors in February, and employees were told this weekend and Monday.

For more on this development, go here.

07.18.2017 - Alex Goff

Eagle Impact Rugby Academy is taking a select team to Ireland to play three matches, and one of the notable things about it is that Atavus is partially involved.

04.05.2017 - Alex Goff

Goff Rugby Report editor Alex Goff sat down with USA Rugby CEO Dan Payne to talk business, rugby, and the business of rugby in this in-depth RuggaMatrix America podcast.

Among the topics addressed:

Can USA Rugby afford what it pays national team coaches?

Is the USA Women's 15s team an after-thought?

What is the financial status of USA Rugby?

03.13.2017 - GRR Staff

The New Jersey SBRO recently hosted a Friday night Town Hall Event with USA Rugby CEO, Dan Payne, as the featured guest.

01.06.2017 - Alex Goff

USA Rugby CEO Dan Payne held a live video Facebook chat Friday, answering questions from rugby people around the country and overseas.

12.22.2016 - Alex Goff

The ongoing discussions between USA Rugby and PRO Rugby USA is about PRO wanting to extend the league's sanctioning agreement past the current three-year deal.

07.15.2016 - Alex Goff

In show #169 of our RuggaMatrix America Podcast, Alex, Bruce, and Pat are back together!

The guys look at how June went for the Eagle men, and that little piece of news about USA Rugby's new CEO.

Is Dan Payne a good pick? Does Bruce have specific ideas about what his job should be? Check it out.

07.05.2016 - Alex Goff

Dan Payne was named USA Rugby's CEO today, July 5, and if you fit into most of Goff Rugby Report's demographic, you might voice a collective "so what?"

07.05.2016 - GRR Contributor

LAFAYETTE, Colo. (USA Rugby Release) – USA Rugby today announced the hiring of Dan Payne as its new Chief Executive Officer. Payne, 43, most recently served as the Athletics Director for rugby powerhouse Life University, adding 10 varsity sports programs and growing to over 300 student athletes.

11.20.2014 - Alex Goff

The ACRC Bowl game between Army and Life University will be the last for Dan Payne as Head Coach of the Life undergraduate men's team.

08.28.2014 - GRR Staff

Marietta, Ga. - Life University has announced that their Rugby Head Coach, Dan Payne, has been promoted to Assistant Athletics Director.