Meet Coach Matt


     In the fall of 2019, Rock Rugby procured the services of a full-time coach, Matt Heasley (Rock Rugby '88) Heasley is a local school principal. He lives in Cranberry Township with his wife Melissa, who is also a school principal.

     After graduating from Slippery Rock, Heasley moved to San Diego to play for powerhouse rugby club, Old Mission Beach Athletic Club (OMBAC). A fullback in college, Heasley moved to inside center for OMBAC.  While playing for OMBAC he was part of four National Championship Teams. Heasley also played select-side for the Southern California Griffins and the Pacific Coast Grizzlies.  When Heasley was finished with competitive rugby, he moved back to western Pennsylvania and became an elementary principal.

     If you have any interest in playing rugby at Slippery Rock University or would like to get in touch with Matt Healsey for any reason, email him at   Go Rock!