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The Coaches

Meet the Coaches for the Roos, Joeys and Flyers\

Roos and Joeys Coaches

Francis Brunette
Frances Brunette

I’m the youngest of four and born and raised in Green Bay (Howard). I’ve played soccer, football, wrestling, track and rugby.
I have been playing rugby since 1994 and my past teams are: Green Bay Mavericks, Bay Port, Green Bay Celtics, Denver Barbos, Milwaukee Black and White, Men’s All Star teams: Wisconsin Select, Midwest select.
I Helped create Pulaski Rugby in 1998 and have been the head coach since. Had the pleasure of coaching 3 state titles. In 2012 I was asked to lead our state high school all-star team. 2013 Coached the national champion all-star team.
I Was a key player in the development of the Wisco 7s Series for both boys and girls in Wisconsin.

Cole Coopman
Cole Coopman

I work construction at Power Building and have played rugby since 2002. Teams played for: Pulaski Roos, Wisconsin u-19, Tempe Old Devils, USA u-19, Wisconsin men's selects, Green Bay Celtics, Milwaukee rugby club, Milwaukee barbarians. I’ve been a coach since 2004.

Chris Rogge
Brian Tilque

I moved back to Green Bay to attend high school at Green Bay Preble, I graduated in 2006, I played nose tackle for the football team and threw shotput for the track team until I found rugby.

I’ve been playing since 2005, I started on the Mavericks and played college rugby at UW-Stout before moving back to Green Bay where I currently play for the men’s team.

I usually go by the name Pudgie bunny.

Flyers Coaches

Cassie McQuillan

Playing history:
Pulaski Flyers (2015-2016)

Coaching history:
Pulaski Flyers 2017- Present

I started my rugby career as the scrumhalf and captain on the original team for the Pulaski Flyers. I live in Pulaski with my boyfriend Ethan, our energetic puppy Rosie, and our curious bunny FIFI. On my free time I love to spend time with my family. I have 3 sisters and I am number 3 of 4. I enjoy spending time and spoiling nephews and nieces.

Kortney Krueger
Kortney Krueger

I am the oldest of three kids and a Sobieski native. I graduated from Pulaski High School in 2016. Currently, I am attending the University of Wisconsin Green Bay majoring in Accounting and Business Administration. I joined the Pulaski Flyers during its inaugural season and played as a full back. I began coaching for the Flyers in fall of 2017. During the summer, I play for the Pulaski Mob women’s rugby team. I look forward to watching the Flyers continue grow in their rugby knowledge and skills and I am proud to be a part of Pulaski Rugby!

CONTACT US: gbrugger20@yahoo.com