Nat is a certified Competition-Introduction coach, and a former National Senior Women’s Team athlete. Nat has been a member of the Barbarians senior women’s team for over ten years. She has transitioned from Barbarian Senior Women’s team captain to coach, and will bring a wealth of technical and tactical knowledge to the team.
Dr. Karen Chrobak
Qualifications: NCCP 2 Rugby
Dr. Karen Chrobak joins us as a coach for the U18 Aurora Barbarians this year. She currently coaches the Ontario U-16 team and the St. Augustine Varsity girls rugby team in Markham. Chrobak currently plays on the Aurora Barbs senior women's team, is a current Rugby Ontario senior player and a former Rugby Canada junior player. She is also a chiropractor with a special interest in tackling biomechanics for head and neck injury prevention. Chrobak will be spearheading a new initiative this year by running a concussion clinic where baseline scores will be taken for all junior level players.