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Coach Thys

Coach Thys
Winnetka, IL United States
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Coach Thys is originally from South Africa where he played professional rugby for the Falcons and represented the South African Rhinos.  After moving to the USA he played for the Southern California Griffins, Santa Monica RFC and Belmont Shore in the Super League.  He is the Co-Founder of Malibu RFC that still represents the USA in international tournaments in Europe, Argentina and South Africa.  He is a certified Level 300 coach, a level 2 World Rugby referee and currently coaches the Northwestern University Men's and Women's teams, New Trier High School and the Tornados Illinois All State select side.   The North Shore Rugby Academy is his newest rugby venture with 9 non-contact rugby Park District partnerships and also fields 3 Middle School tackle rugby teams.  As the North Shore Rhinos they donate part of the registation fee and donations to Rhino Conservation in South Africa.


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Tornados Rugby Tour of South Africa

Tornados Rugby Tour of South…

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1% Raised of $10,000 Goal