Our Teams

Our Story

About The
Rugby Club

#5 in the United States

Since 2004 student-athletes at Staples High School in Westport, Connecticut have upheld the highest standards in conduct on and off the field.

The teams continue to provide a supportive, inclusive program which in recent years has had huge success, winning State in 2022 and reaching Nationals in 2021 and 2022.

2023 Season

Your Team Captains

Leaders on and off the field

10
Parker Pretty
Fly-half
12
Ari Perkins
Centre
15
Sam Perkl
Full-back
10
Eoin Cuddy
The Team behind the Team

Coaching Staff

Jane Kim

Jane  is a USA Rugby Level 200 certified coach and is excited to be a part of Staples girls rugby. Jane  started her rugby career at Harvard (Radcliffe), and participated in the team's first appearance at the National Championships in…

Jack Corcoran

Jack  Corcoran  has coached Staples Rugby for the past 5 years and has been playing rugby for the past 17 years.  Jack ’s rugby career started off playing for Fairfield Prep, continued in college at Southern Connecticut State University and after, has…

Neal Seideman

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Alec Kappel

Alex started playing rugby in college at Western Connecticut State University. I played college rugby for 4 years and was captain of the team for 2. I primarily played in the pack as a loosehead prop and hooker. After graduating…

Jefferson Kitt

Coach Kitt was born and raised in South Jamaica Queens, NY, and has been a Westport resident since 2007. He has worked with the Westport PAL Football program since 2009 as an assistant Offensive and Defensive line coach. Coach Kitt…

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