COACHES

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Chris Smith
Director/ HS Boys 

Chris began coaching Bixby in 2014.  Chris graduated from Bixby in 1999 and then attended Northeastern State in Tahlequah, OK.  In 2001 he helped start the rugby program at NSU and was a 3 year starter on the squad.  After graduating from NSU in 2003 he continued to help coach the collegiate side until 2007.  

 

In 2007 he moved back to Tulsa and again began playing competitively with the Tulsa Rugby Club.  While at Tulsa Chris helped lead the team to 3 West Championships, 1 National Semi-final appearance and 2 Quarter final appearances.  Chris retired from competitive play in 2012.  

 

Chris and his wife LeaAnn have been married for 12 years, and have 3 kids.  

Chris is a USA Rugby Level 300/IRB Level 200 Certified Coach and EIRA Camp Participant.  Chris has also served on the Rugby Oklahoma Executive Board since 2014.  

Ashley Lee
JR HIgh/ HS Girls 
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Jason Brewer
HS Boys 

Coach Brewer played HS rugby in Denton Texas, Kansas University and the Tulsa Rugby Club.  Jason has coached with Bixby since 2018.  Coach Brewer is a USA Rugby Level 200 Certified Coach 

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Dr Clint Basener
HS Boys/ Medical

Clint "Doc" Basener  has supported Bixby rugby for nearly 10 years and has been coaching since 2021. Doc's played at some of the highest levels in the US during his competitive career.  

Ashley Lee

Brothers Dennis (L) and Dax (R) Junker founded Bixby Rugby in 2006.

To this day they are one of our most generous and consistent financial donors!!  

 

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