ICEF Rugby

Stuart Krohn:

Director of ICEF Student Leadership Academy Director of Rugby & Sailing - See Full Bio

Stuart graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara as an All American rugby player. He then spent 13 years traveling the globe as a professional rugby player in France, New Zealand, South Africa and Hong Kong. 

Stuart began teaching and coaching at the French International School in Hong Kong. He then coached Dartmouth College while pursuing a Masters of Arts in Liberal Studies, followed by the Santa Monica Mens Club where he led the team to two National Championships. 



David Hughes: High School Boys Coach


Lisa Finegan:

Director of ICEF K-12 Physical Education View Park High School Girls Assistant Head Coach Director of Middle School Rugby - See Full Bio

Lisa Finegan grew up in Ireland and attended Eureka Secondary School County Meath, where she accelerated in Academics and Athletics. Following her passion to develop a career in Sport and Education she graduated from St Mary's University College, London, completing a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Honors)


Program Support


ICEF Rugby exists because of our annual fundraising efforts. We are incredibly grateful for the support and dedication of our sponsors, friends and family.


If you would like to make a donation to the Ruby Athletic Program, please visit our Donate page.


To learn more about the ICEF Rugby Program, check out this short documentary.




3855 W. Slauson Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90056



Stuart Krohn
Rugby Director

David Hughes

Assistant Rugby Director 



Program Success


ICEF rugby has been on 12 international trips: China, Japan, New Zealand, England, France, South Africa Tahiti, Brazil and Hawaii. Touring rugby scholars stay with local families and attend school.


In 2010, we took 40 ICEF rugby/scholars to Washington, DC to stay with and play against students from the Hyde Leadership Academy. There was a private visit to the White House where we were hosted by Director of Domestic Affairs, Melodie Barnes. The Hyde rugby/students visited us this Spring in LA for one week and the return matches of the LA/DC Cup.


Rugby to College

Rugby to College


ICEF Rugby promotes college-going culture. In January 2013, 50 ICEF high school students visited University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) with a private tour of campus, lunch, training, and special meeting with UCSB admissions. UCSB was so impressed that the university created a summer camp especially for ICEF students, including6 weeks of intensive academics, work-study, and rugby.


ICEF rugby students have organized tours of UCLA, Stanford, Berkeley, Georgetown, Howard University, George Washington University, and the University of Cape Town.


ICEF Rugby Alumni are now attending or have graduated from these colleges and universities:

  • Arizona State
  • Brown University
  • Cal State University, Northridge
  • Cal State University, East Bay
  • Cal State University, Sonoma
  • California Maritime Academy
  • Cal Poly Pomona
  • Dartmouth College
  • Dominican College
  • Duke University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Morehouse College
  • New Mexico State
  • San Francisco State
  • Santa Barbara College
  • Santa Monica College
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • University of California, Merced
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Xavier University










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