Coaching Director at Japan Rugby Football Union,
CEO at Teambox Inc.,
Vice Managing Director at Japan Wheelchair Rugby Federation,
and Managing Director at Sports Coaching Japan Association.
Ryuji Nakatake was born in 1973, from Fukuoka prefecture.
Graduated from Waseda University, Japan and completed his master degree at the University of Leicester,UK.
After he served at Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc., he had appointed to the director of rugby club at Waseda University.
In 2010, he became the coaching director, whom lead leaders as "a coach of coach", in Japan Rugby Football Union.
Since 2012 to 2015, he had experienced the head coach of U20 Japan national team
and also served as the substitutional head coach of the Japan national team in 2016.
He started Teambox Inc., in order to serve traing service for leaders in companies, since 2014.
In 2018, he started Sports Coaching Association, where to create and encourage learning opportunity for coaches, and making effort as a managing director.
Born in Fukuoka prefecture, Japan
Started at Waseda University and joined the university rugby team. Although I had no play experience in official games until my junior year, my senior year I was appointed as team captain and our team became runner-up in Japan’s national university championship.
Graduated from Waseda University and finished graduate school at the University of Leicester Sociology Department in England
Began work at Mitsubishi Research Institute
Accepted position as team coach for the Waseda University rugby team (though I didn’t have any coaching experience at the time) and won two consecutive national university championships in 2007 and 2008.
Ended term as rugby coach at Waseda and started as Director of Coaching at the Japan Rugby Football Union
Served as head coach of the Japan national under 20 rugby team
Served another term as head coach for the Japan national under 20 rugby team. For the first time ever, the team ranked in the top 10 in the World Rugby Championship.
Acted as interim head coach of the Japan National Rugby Team in the Asian Rugby Championship
Ended a term as head coach of the Japan national under 20 rugby team
Actively continuing to cultivate and educate global leaders in sports and in the business world.
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