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GB Juniors- Manager and Coach announcements

Congratulations to the following, people who will be running the GB Junior Programme during 2011-12.  Thanks to everyone that applied to support the teams - we received more applications than ever this year.

  • Junior Open: Manager: Joe Wyatt, Coach: Jools Murray
  • Junior Women: Manager: Gemma Taylor, Coach: Jon Pugh
  • U17 Open: Manager: Andy Vaughan, Coaches: Jolyon Thompson, Tom Candlin
  • U17 Girls: Manager: Chris Flight, Coaches: Tom Howard, Philippa Sturt

UK Ultimate has also employed Ruth Flight on a part-time basis to the role of GB Junior Programme Manager.

UKU Regionals debut to mostly positive response

The 2010 UK Ultimate National Championships underwent a major change this year. For the first time ever, teams had to qualify for Nationals by going through Regional Championships. With the growth of the sport, the UK Ultimate Association sees the introduction of regionals as key to the development of Ultimate.

UKU Nationals 2010

The 2010 UKU National Championships were held in Southampton on 21-22 August. The finalists in both divisions were as expected, with the titles won by Clapham and LeedsLeedsLeeds.

Clapham maintained their grip on the Open title, winning for the 9th consecutive year by dominating Chevron Action Flash in the final 15-5.

GB Ultimate - call for Team Managers

UK Ultimate is still seeking applications for team managers of the following squads:

  • Beach Ultimate squads for WBCU 2011 (Open and Grand Masters)

Level 1 Coaching Course - Southampton - 4 December 2010

Announcing a Level One coaching course in Southampton on the 4th of December 2010.

UKU Member Update - Results News!

With so much great news to tell you all, there will be a couple of newsletters over the next few weeks. This first contains all the results of UK teams, home and abroad from over the summer! 

In this update:

1. UKU Tour - Mixed, Open and Women's

2. Regionals -> Nationals -> EUCF

3. World Ultimate Club Championships

4. UKU Junior Outdoor Nationals

5. GB Ultimate

Pictures from the European Club Championships 2009

Pictures from the European Championships by Tom Styles