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Coaching Staff

Director of Rugby

Scot Courtney

Scot has been a part of the Coaching staff of Texas State since 2004 and Head Coach since 2011. Scot has been a part of each of the four (4) Texas State Collegiate Championship Teams in 1987 (Player), 2008, 2009 & 2011 (Coach). Scot began his rugby career at Southwest Texas State (Texas State) in 1984 and was President & Coach in 1988-90. He was a Texas Collegiate Select Player in 1988 & 1989 & Western Select Player in 1989.  After graduation, he played for Houston RFC until retiring in 1994.  After returning to live in San Marcos in 2004, he began assisting James Summers at Texas State, taking over as Head Coach in 2011 and Director of Rugby in 2015. Scot is a USA Rugby Level 300 Certified Coach and Certified Referee since 2005. He served on the Texas Rugby Union Executive Board (2008-2014), as well as Western Rugby Union Disciplinary Committee (2008-2014) and is the current Discipline Director for Texas Rugby Union and Southwest Collegiate Rugby Conference (SWC).  Scot currently serves on the USA Rugby Collegiate Management Committee. In 2005, Courtney helped to form and continues to serve on the Board of Directors of Old Grey Foundation, Inc., a non-profit, 501(c) corporation formed by Alumni for the benefit of TXST Rugby. Scot is a Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney.

Head Coach 

Tane Jericevich


Tane has been the Head Coach with Austin Black's for the the past two years.  Tane has also been working with Texas State periodically, during this time and has accepted a full-time position Coaching the program for the 2015-16 campaign.  Tane has a deep international rugby resume and is originally from Scotland.  During his early years in the Scottish system, he was selected for the Scottish National U-19s and then on to Scotland Thistles & Scotland 7s.  He then went into the professional ranks, with a distinguished playing career with clubs in Italy & Spain.  He came to the U.S. to further his career as Coach with Austin Blacks, leading them back to the U.S. Men's Club National Finals in 2015.

Assistant Coach

Bob Kaspar


Bob Kaspar is a TXST Alum, former Player, Coach & Captain.  Bob was instrumental in helping to rebuild the TXST program, culminating in back-to-back Championships in '08 & ’09.  He recently capped his playing career by leading SMTX Greys to the National Semi-Finals in 2017.  He is a charter member of SMTX Greys and Coach, helping to form and build SMTX Greys into the Club they have become in only 5 years.  A force on the field, Bob is equally knowledgable in all aspects of the game, especially in forward play, technique at the breakdown and will be a valuable asset to the club.

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