The Blues Academy launched in November 2015.
The Academy is intended to provide Blues players with improved support in individual skill development, strength & conditioning, and athletic therapy.
The Academy is a full year program designed to prepare players to compete on Provincial, National, and Senior Blues sides.
This year's Academy coaches are:
Lead Coach & Academy Director - Shaun Allen
Shaun is currently the Head Coach of the McMaster University Womens rugby team (2015 CIS National Champions) and the Assistant Coach of the Canadian National Womens Team.
Academy Coach - Mike Curran
Mike is the current Head Coach of the Ontario U19 Men and Canada U17 East Men. He is also a teacher & rugby coach at Streetsville Secondary School.
Academy Coach - Dan Valley
Dan is currently the Head Coach of the Canada U18 Women. Dan is also a teacher & coach at Oakville Trafalgar Secondary School (2015 Ofsaa Girls Champions)
Academy Coach - Andrew Hall
Andrew is the current Head Coach of the Ontario U18 Boys 7s side and Program Director for the Ontario 7s program.
Academy Coach - Mark Smerdon
Mark is the Head Coach of the Rogues U18 girls 7s and Assistant Coach of the Mississauga Blues Senior Men. Mark is also a teacher & coach at Streetsville Secondary School.