Welcome to the American National Rugby League (AMNRL), affiliate member of the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) and Official Developer of Rugby League in the USA.
The AMNRL is dedicated to the development, promotion and expansion of the sport of Rugby League in the United States for people of all ages. As part of the global expansion of rugby league, it is our aim to present to the American sports fan this exciting action sport.
Through programs that educate players and coaches, and events that create access and awareness for fans, the AMNRL intends to promote Rugby League for kids of all ages and gender. We invite you to share in our vision of developing this game throughout schools, colleges, communities and on the international stage.
From it's humble beginnings with one man coaching in a small park outside of Philadlephia, PA in the early 1990's the AMNRL players, clubs, and club officers will this year enjoy season XV that will feature our National Team, the USA Tomahawks playing a series of international matches as they prepare for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup.
The future of Rugby League in America exists within this organization, and the AMNRL intends to maintain its commitment to developing the game at all levels for all people.
Meet our team!
AMNRL Executive Board:
WILLIAM TATHAM, JR, ESQ
Chairman and Founder
NEAL H. PILSON
Board Member, Pilson Communications, Inc.
Board Member, Marenzi & Associates
Board Member, USA Rugby CEO & President
Board Member, Star Group
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operations Officer
Chief Administrative Officer
JEFFREY B. ZIMMERMAN, Ph D.
Chief Technology Officer
President Grand Prix Sports Online Network
Chief Marketing Officer
Chief Liason Officer
Chief Financial Officer
MICHAEL F. TATHAM, ESQ
Chief Legal Officer
AMNRL Director of Match Officials, Judiciary Committee, Liaison to ARL Referees:
AMNRL Operations Manager:
AMNRL Coaching Director:
AMNRL Football Development Manager:
AMNRL Media & Communications Director:
AMNRL Special Events & Projects Manager:
AMNRL American Samoa Development Manager:
AMNRL Legal Counsel:
Rich Portale Esq
AMNRL Competition Committee: