USA Rugby opens application for new Chief Executive Officer

Thu, Nov 9, 2023, 10:44 PM
by Calder Cahill.

The USA Rugby Board of Directors today officially opened applications for the new Chief Executive Officer of the Union.

With the support of Bloom Sports Partners, an all-encompassing executive search will remain open until the USA Rugby Board have compiled a suitable list of qualified candidates. The newly recruited CEO will take over leadership, strategic planning, and oversight of all operations of USA Rugby, including direction across the National Office staff and High Performance programs, as well as the management of relationships with external partners like World Rugby, the USOPC, and all other domestic and global stakeholders. Please see below for a full position description.


USA Rugby Board Chair, Tom Cusack said on the executive search, “It’s important that we are thorough and detailed in our search for the next CEO. Stakeholders in our community and those who have held the position previously can attest that the CEO position is challenging, but imperative to the leadership success of USA Rugby. We know there are many qualified candidates in our community and throughout the sports world, who we are excited to review as USA Rugby looks ahead to a new future.

“On behalf of the USA Rugby Board of Directors, we would like to sincerely thank Ross Young for his service over the past five years. It is through his efforts that his successor will have a bright path forward in the coming years. We’re excited for Ross to remain close by and assist with the transition of the successful candidate as necessary.”

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for the open position by emailing a resume and cover letter to Applications will remain open until Bloom Sports Partners and the USA Rugby Board have compiled a suitable list of qualified candidates.