Knoxville Youth Rugby is an affiliate program of the Smoky Mountain Athletic Club which manages the local youth and high school rugby competition in the Knoxville area. For those seeking to learn more about opportunities to play rugby in East Tennessee, please contact the leadership of Knoxville Youth Rugby at

Knoxville Youth Rugby Director

Santiago Cuccarese (Email:

9th-12th Grade KYR Boys Head Coach

Joe Carpenter

9th -12th Grade KYR Girls Head Coach

Mark Jones

6th-8th KYR Contact Co-Ed Head Coach

Matt Noss

K-8th Non-contact Co-Ed (Rookie Rugby)

Gabriel Woodson

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