Nico Pienaar

QUICK BIOGRAPHY:

Nico Pienaar is the founder, owner and President of Action Rugby.  Nico has a long history of sport involvement, as an athlete, coach, manager, board member and other supporting roles. Nico played rugby from around 6 years of age, with an active career lasting nearly 25 years, and still playing for the Old Boys, when time permits. Nico has a Honors Degree in Electrical Engineering, and currently works for AT&T.

COACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2018 - Present - Head Coach, Action Rugby
  • 2017-2018 - Head Coach, Oshawa Vikings RFC Boys u16 7s
  • 2018 - Head Coach, Oshawa Vikings RFC Boys u17 15s
  • 2017-2018 - Head Coach / High Performance Manager, Toronto Elite Reds Academy Boys 7s
  • 2017 - Assistant Coach, Oshawa Vikings RFC Boys u16 15s
  • 2016-2017 - Rugby Ontario Coach, u15 Boys 15s
  • 2016 - Head Coach, Oshawa Vikings RFC Boys u14 7s
  • 2013-2016 - Head Coach, Aurora Barbarians RFC u15/u16 Girls 15s
  • 2016 - Assistant Coach, Oshawa Vikings RFC Boys u14 15s
  • 2014-2015 Head Coach, Aurora Barbarians u16 Girls 7s
  • 2015 - Rugby Ontario Coach, u17 Boys 15s
  • 2015 - Director Junior Women, Aurora Barbarians RFC
  • 2014-2015 - Director at Large, Aurora Barbarians RFC
  • 2012-2013 - Head Coach, Markham Irish Canadian Rugby Club u12 Co-Ed
  • 2011-2012 - Head Coach, Unionville Milliken Soccer Club, 2002 Boys Strikers Red (Rep)
  • 2011-2012 - Manager, Unionville Milliken Soccer Club, 2002 Boys Strikers Red (Rep)
  • 2011 - Head Coach, Unionville Milliken Soccer Club, u8 Boys Green Team (House)