DIAA The MARC Collegiate Rugby Conference Joins NCR

The MARC Rugby Conference is pleased to announce their commitment to the NCR Open Division DIAA Competition beginning Fall 2020.  The MARC Conference was created in 2012 The Mid Atlantic Rugby Conference—operates as a regional Collegiate competitive organization in conjunction with USA Rugby.

MARC administers over 50 Collegiate and University rugby programs, and 2,000 student athletes, in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, and Delaware. The MARC mission is to administer and promote competitive rugby, player and coach development, player safety, and community service.

When asked about the MARC commitment to NCR, Commissioner John Gulden commented “After evaluating all options for our DI teams it became clear NCR is the right choice. Our partnership continues to grow with NCR as we are all dedicated in growing college rugby.”

The MARC currently has 7 DIAA team’s men’s teams spread across Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware.

  • University of Delaware
  • Rowan University
  • Temple University
  • Saint Joseph University
  • Towson University
  • West Chester University
  • University of Pittsburgh

John Sciotto MARC’s DIAA Coordinator added “The MARC DIAA teams are excited to be a part of an organization like NCR. We feel that their vision and values align with ours.”