Elliot Trotter

Elliot Trotter is the founder and former Editor in Chief of Skyd Magazine. He began playing ultimate at Highland Park High School (IL) in 2004, with then coach Kunal Pujara, and has been throwing way too hard ever since. In attending the University of Puget Sound, Elliot helped found the UPS Postmen and went on to captain his sophomore year. Elliot has coached everything from the elementary to club level in addition to numerous clinics and programs.

Elliot has also been involved in many ultimate projects, founding RISE UP Ultimate and hosting Ultimate Globe Trotter, a travel show about ultimate.

As a player, Elliot has competed internationally with many club teams including Melbourne Heads of State, Queretaro’s Malaki, Auckland Magon, Boracay Dragons, Copenhagen Ragnarok and Seattle Voodoo. Additionally he has represented Australia at the 2015 World Beach Championships, Philippines at the 2015 Asian Oceanic Championships and has played professionally for the Seattle Rainmakers of the MLU.

Call Me Crazy

by January 30, 2015, 7:00am 0

We’ve been insensitive about mental illness, and it’s time to stop.

The Road Ahead

by December 9, 2014, 12:09pm 0

Editor in Chief Elliot Trotter reflects on Skyd’s 2015 Fundraiser and what its success means for Skyd and ultimate.

A World Without Skyd

by November 18, 2014, 9:36am 0

Editor in Chief Elliot Trotter provides a history of Skyd and lays out the importance of contributing to Skyd’s fundraiser.

Ultimate GT: Episode 2 | Auckland Magon

by October 20, 2014, 11:07am 0

The second episode of Elliot Trotter’s travel/ultimate web series is released. This episode takes Elliot to Auckland, New Zealand as reigning champions, Magon, prepare for a run at their 5th title.

Running on Empty

by July 30, 2014, 1:58am 0

Elliot is nearly lost in Sardinia after training with Copenhagen’s Ragnarok, in preparation for the World Ultimate Championships.

Ultimate GT Episode 1 Released!

by July 1, 2014, 8:00am 0

Elliot announces the release of Episode 1 of Ultimate Globe Trotter, a web series that explores ultimate around the world.

Ultimate GT: Episode 1 Preview | Boracay Dragons

by June 2, 2014, 7:30am 0

Join Ultimate GT’s Elliot Trotter as he explores the world and its cultures while playing the sport of ultimate. Episode 1 takes us to Boracay Island in the Philippines, home of the Boracay Dragons.

Letter from the Editor: The Influence

by May 16, 2014, 12:59pm 0

Editor in Chief Elliot Trotter responds to equality discussion on the recent “21 Influential People in Ultimate Today” article, and seeks to utilize Skyd as a platform for continued education.

The Boys

by May 2, 2014, 7:00am 0

Elliot’s concludes the first leg of his journey with Melbourne’s Heads of State at Aussie Nationals.

Everyone Knows Your Name

by April 11, 2014, 3:11am 0

Now in Australia, Elliot joins Melbourne’s Heads of State as they prepare for the Aussie National Championships.