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Bob Erwin


Lifetime Achievement Award


Bob Erwin played for and was involved in the formation of numerous rugby clubs throughout Texas, Indiana, and Minnesota.

He gained experience as the president of the Minnesota Rugby Football Club from 1974-1976 and served on the board of the Minnesota Rugby Union in 1977. During this period, Bob worked with a committee of passionate ruggers to help organize the United States of America Rugby Football Union in 1975.

Erwin continued to lead as rugby administrator. He served as president of the Midwest Rugby Union from 1977-1978 and was an active member of the USARFU Board of Governors.

After hanging up his boots, Erwin remained involved in the rugby community serving as a member and supporter of the Texas XXX’s, the Minnesota Area Rugby Foundation, Team America, Chicago Lions, Chicago Hope School, and The Lost Afternoon Luncheon.

Bob has served as part of the leadership of the U.S. Rugby Foundation since 2006.