Crash

WUCC Reflection – Trust the Process

Worlds was an incredible experience made so much sweeter knowing we’ve been dreaming, working and building to this for years. What I wanted to write was something that gives a glimpse into what we’ve built and how we accomplished what we did. Mostly, I am so incredibly proud of...

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Crash – Gender Equity

Crash values the skill, ability, participation, and leadership of women on our team, and in our sport. We believe in and are committed to working towards gender equity, both within our team and in the larger Ultimate community.  As a team, we commit to: Choose our strategy based on utilizing our...

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Thank You Yaacov

We are very sad to announce that after four very successful seasons, our coach Yaacov Iland will not be back with Crash next year. We are all extraordinarily grateful for all of the work he has done with our system over the past four years! To put it in his...

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Goals and Process

Last fall when Crash had our end of season meeting we talked about what we want Crash to accomplish over the next few years. The result of this discussion was that we want to qualify for the World Ultimate Club Championships in 2018. Achieving this goal will challenge us...

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What We Did Right Depth

There are many pieces of our 2014 season that are highlights, but one of those that I’m most proud of is the depth of our team. At Nationals, the least any healthy player saw the field was 15% of our points. In other words everybody on our team played...

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What We Did Right Good Decisions

I teach math. I like patterns and I like certainties. In Ultimate, one certainty is that the difference in points between the two teams at the end of the game is the difference in turn-overs, plus or minus one. If your team turns the disc less than the other...

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What We Did Right Fundamentals

Every play in Ultimate involves throwing, catching and moving. Most teams put in the time on throwing, especially hucks and breaks. Crash also incorporated catches and movement into our warm-ups. Can you consistently take a disc high, pick it off the turf, go one handed with either hand and corral...

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What We Did Right Building Team Culture

Winning a championship is a great feeling, but you can’t stay there forever. A day after the medal ceremony for CUC 2014, I was thinking about Crash’s season, what we had done right and what we needed to do better in 2015. In some ways, what we had done...

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Why Do I play

Playing ultimate is one of my favourite things to do. Somehow, in the past few years, its taken over vast amounts of my leisure time and I don’t have any regrets about that. I enjoy playing competitively with Crash, I enjoy playing in leagues with close friends, and I...

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