U16 Boys

U16 Boys team

Our U16 junior boys program welcomes all players no matter your skill level. We play full contact and our program is designed to introduce new players to the game of rugby, but also develop skilled, high level athletes capable in competing at provincial and rep level.

The coaches strive to give each athlete the personalized attention to develop their game.

Our focus is to foster an environment where athletes apply core values in both rugby and life such as respect, honour, discipline, integrity, teamwork and accountability. We aim to teach and develop all core and essential skills and understanding of the game.

This age group plays by full 15 a side rules with weekly games and 2 practices per week in the summer.  The 7s season begins in the fall and runs in tournament style on weekends.

Nomads strive to be a club that welcomes all and prides in building a strong sense of culture.

Contact Details For Team Director

Interested in Nomads U16 Rugby? 

Contact our Junior's Director via email: juniors@torontonomads.com or come try out one of our training sessions (see calendar below).

U16's Coaches

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JP (John Peel)

JP is a New Zealand Rugby level 3 coach. Having coached since 2010 JP has been apart of many clubs and schools. Including provincial level players, boys, girls, senior womens and mens teams. He has coached both rugby 15s and 7s and spent 4 years as a Talent ID and National Selector for NZ Blackferns 7s Development team and 2 years as Club Captain for Melville Rugby and Sports Club, Hamilton, NZ.

Kevi - Coach U16 boys

Kevin Vertkas

Kevin grew up learning how to play rugby with the Toronto Nomads. Since then, he has played for the Canadian Maple Leafs 7s and the Canadian U20 15s squad before moving back into a coaching role with his childhood team.

Tomy De la Vega

Tomás (Tomy) De la Vega

From Buenos Aires, Tomy’s home club is Club Universitario de Buenos Airies (CUBA), Tomy has earned 10 full international caps for Argentina and, in addition, played 10 or more games for both Argentina u20s and Argentina XV. Tomy captained the Buenos Aries regional team for three successive victories in Argentina’s national provincial championship. In 2020 Tomy joined the Toronto Arrows and recently re-signed for 2021.

Training

Our home games are played at Eglington Flats. Training sessions are held weekly on Monday and Wednesday at 6:30pm-8pm. 

Gear

Rugby shorts, t-shirt and/or rugby jersey, rugby or soccer boots, mouth guard, water, and any other contact gear you need can be found at our partner online store.

Games & Times

Home Field is Eglington Flats. Games/tournaments are typically on Saturday but sometimes on Sunday. Game times vary, usually starting in the am but others run into the afternoon.

Calendar of Events

View this year’s games schedule, events and more in the calendar below.

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About us

The Toronto Nomads have a long history from the beginning of the sport of rugby in Toronto. From their start in 1950 to the 5 senior level teams and a full set of junior level teams, we are a club of unity, inclusion and skill.