Local coaches win national rugby coaching award

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook residents Craig and Marin Pinell, who coach with Fallbrook Girls Rugby Club, were recently named the 2012 U.S.A. Women’s Rugby Coaches of the Year.

A story on the “So Cal Pinells” was run in the November 2012 issue of Rugby Magazine, along with acknowledgement to assistant coach Paul Bell, also of Fallbrook.

The article states, “People say repeating a championship is more difficult than the first.

3 Responses to "Local coaches win national rugby coaching award"

  1. Cindy   December 13, 2012 at 10:31 pm

    Thank you, Village News, for helping FGRC get the word out about this great sport, the excellent coaches, and the rugby girls who train hard and meet all challenges!

  2. Chris Fore   December 13, 2012 at 11:49 pm

    Congrats Marin! Kind of cool to see articles about two class of 1994 Fallbrook Grads in the same paper today! You guys have done a tremendous job with the rugby program there! It’s nice to see that success in Fallbrook!

  3. Marin   December 14, 2012 at 7:07 pm

    Thanks Chris!!! 1994 was always the best year!!!


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