American International College (AIC) has competed as a varsity program since 2015. The Yellow Jackets are lead by head coach Tara Roberts.
American International College Director of Athletics Matthew Johnson announced the hiring of Tara Roberts as the new women's rugby coach on Thursday, February 1. "It is with tremendous excitement that we announce the hiring of Tara Roberts as the next head women's rugby coach at American International College," Johnson said. "Tara has great rugby experience, comes highly recommended and will be a valuable member of the AIC community. She is passionate about the sport, extremely energetic and has confidence in her ability to raise the level of our women's rugby program."
About AIC Rugby
As one of the better-supported collegiate rugby programs in the country, AIC rugby offers scholarships for domestic and international students and employs a full-time coach. Rugby is one of two sports in which AIC, a school of 1700 undergraduates located in Springfield, Massachusetts, participates in Division I. The AIC home pitch is located on campus and named Ronald J. Abdow Field.