Why Coaching Ultimate is Different

By Jake Hendersen Growing up I played hockey and baseball.  I had some wonderful coaches in my hockey and baseball career.  I was often a leader on my hockey and baseball teams.  I led the team in warm-ups, had meetings with officials, relayed messages to my coach, and tried to lead by example.  But I […]

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Growing Youth Ultimate in Minnesota

By Dave KlinkLet’s talk about the state of youth ultimate in Minnesota.  I’m approaching this from the perspective of a board member for Minnesota Youth Ultimate, an organization with the mission to provide high quality opportunities for Minnesota Youth to learn and to play the sport.  We’ve got a board of nine dedicated members (including DNT’s […]

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Ultimate Learning

By Eric Olson Like pretty much any activity ever, improving at ultimate requires learning.  There are many ways to go about learning in ultimate, but the more efficient varieties involve learning from others.  Over the past five years I’ve played for at least seven distinct college/club/pro teams, coached middle school and high school kids, and […]

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Why do you coach?

By Sarah Meckstroth Almost every sports team I ever played on growing up had a coach. Whether it was soccer, badminton (yes, badminton), Nordic skiing, or Ultimate, there was always someone devoting his or her time to instructing a bunch of kids on how to excel at their chosen sport. I think coaches play a […]

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Building and Fulfilling a Team Vision

By Jake Henderson Coming into any new endeavor, leaders have a vision.   Each school year, I have a vision and plan of what math concepts I want them to learn, how I want my classroom to run and how I want them to grow as people and students.  As the only teacher in my small […]

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