If Rugby is your Passion,
make it your Career!

World Class Rugby Coaching
Life Skills Program
Position Specific Coaching
Careers in Rugby

Who We Are

The International Rugby Academy of Excellence is a rugby training and education institute based in Rustenburg, North West.

We offer newly out of school students the opportunity to play for the Impala Rugby Club Rustenburg and also have the chance to play Trails for the Leopards U/20.

Endorsed by the

Leopards Rugby Union

Our Team

Joel Scherman

Director of rugby/coach


Lessing coach

Justin st. Jerry



Team Manager/Skills Coach

Training we offer

First Year can be used to improve school marks or bridging for University admission or preparation for tradesman & engineering occupations in the private sector.

World Level 1 Coaching

World Level 1 Referee

Life Skill Courses

Conditioning Courses

Game Evaluations

Bursaries available for


Accommodation can be arranged at the Rugby House in Rustenburg.