top of page

The Rune (Noun) : Your home for club and match updates as well as your home for local Rugby news

Keep your pulse to the local rugby scene. Stay up to date with big news coming out of the Charlotte area rugby scene and from the Charlotte Barbarians Rugby Football Club. Have anything you'd like to share? Reach out so it can be included!

Barbarians make coaching hire


Charlotte Barbarians Announce Ian Mueller as Head Coach for Upcoming Summer 7's Rugby Season

Charlotte, NC – [5/1/2024] – The Charlotte Barbarians, a prominent Men's Division III rugby team based in Charlotte, NC, are excited to announce the appointment of Ian Mueller as the Head Coach for the upcoming Summer 7's Rugby season.

Ian Mueller is no stranger to the Barbarians. As a former player, Ian was instrumental in leading the team through some of their most successful seasons. His deep understanding of the game, combined with his years of dedication to the Barbarians, make him an exceptional choice to guide the team forward.

“We are thrilled to have Ian stepping into the role of Head Coach,” said Joe Mitchell, President of the Charlotte Barbarians. “His experience on the field and his leadership qualities will be invaluable as we prepare for the Summer 7's season. Ian's history with the team and his commitment to our success make him the ideal person to lead our squad.”

Ian Mueller’s tenure as a player with the Barbarians was marked by numerous achievements and a strong sense of camaraderie. His transition from player to coach is a testament to his ongoing passion for rugby and his desire to see the Barbarians continue to thrive.

“I am honored to take on this new role with the Barbarians,” said Mueller. “I have always believed in the potential of this team, and I am excited to work with these talented players as we aim for a successful season.”

The Charlotte Barbarians are looking forward to a competitive and exhilarating Summer 7's Rugby season under Ian Mueller’s leadership. With his expertise and the team’s dedication, the Barbarians are poised for a remarkable season.

For more information, please contact:

The Charlotte Barbarians Media Department


team photo.jpg

The Charlotte Barbarians 
Rugby Football Club

Founded in 2007, the Charlotte Barbarians are Charlotte’s premier social rugby club. We focus on playing exceptional rugby while also putting an emphasis on its traditional social elements: camaraderie, diversity, community, & fun. 

bottom of page