Alumni

The Gopher Mens Rugby Alumni Organization is a certified 501(c)(3) and is dedicated to supporting the stability and success of Mens Rugby at the University of Minnesota. Meetings are held monthly, typically on the 1st Wednesday evening, and are open to the public. 


University of Minnesota Mens Rugby Alumni Association Board Members

President: Chris Babiash

President: Chris Babiash

Vice President: Jack Butterfield

Vice President: Jack Butterfield

Communications: Walter Kaplan

Communications: Walter Kaplan

Treasurer: Andrew Makredes

Treasurer: Andrew Makredes

Events: Nate Lawdenski

Events: Nate Lawdenski


Yearly Events

Golf Tournament  
A fundraiser and social outing held yearly in the Twin Cities. Open to alumni, parents, and other boosters

 

Alumni Weekend & Banquet  
An alumni-hosted celebration of the current team's achievements and successes. A formal dinner is followed by a program recognizing individual players and graduating seniors


Annual General Meeting (AGM)

An annual meeting open to all alumni, at which the current state of the program is discussed and the previous year's progress is detailed. Voting ability is restricted to members of the Gopher Rugby Excellence Fund, the recurring giving plan in support of Mens Rugby. Eligible voters may act via proxy if advanced notice is given.