About Us

The Chillicothe Rugby Football Club is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization devoted to promoting and sponsoring youth rugby in Chillicothe with the goals of educating youth in the sport of rugby, encouraging good sportsmanship, and promoting the overall betterment of the social, moral, and physical development of the young men and women in our community.

About CRFC

Founded in 2008, the Chillicothe Rugby Football Club (CRFC) is affiliated with Rugby Illinois and USA Rugby. CRFC serves the community of Chillicothe, Illinois, and the immediate vicinity, offering the opportunity for boys and girls in grades 5-12 to learn about and play rugby. We have three programs, boys high school (the Barbarians), girls high school (the Cailíní), and boys and girls middle school (the Maulers). We also proudly host the annual Rugby for Research charity rugby festival to support medical research

Contact Us

For most situations, email us at info@chillicotherugby.com. Your email will always quickly reach the right person.

For input or questions regarding the website, please email webmaster@chillicotherugby.com.

If you need to contact one of the club leaders directly, the contact information can be found below:


John Prewitt

Community Relations, Media Relations

Vice President

Bryan Blanch

Compliance, Discipline


Melissa Wilson

Records, Communication


John Prewitt


Director of Operations

Ted McLaughlin

Field Maintenance

Director of Team Relations

Tammy Hollis

Player Relations, Fundraising

Director of Player Development

Laurence Hornibrook


Head Coach

Director of League Relations

Todd Fouts

Match Scheduling, Referee Assignment

Barbarians Coaches

    • Laurence Hornibrook* (Level 300)
    • David Wadi (Level 200)
    • Bryan Blanch (Level 200)
    • Todd Fouts (Level 200)

Cailini Coaches

    • Laurence Hornibrook* (Level 300)
    • David Wadi (Level 200)
    • Bryan Blanch (Level 200)
    • Todd Fouts (Level 200)

Maulers Coaches

    • Bryan Blanch* (Level 200)
    • Todd Fouts (Level 200)


History of Chillicothe Rugby Football Club