Jackson Dolan

Jackson attended Tufts University where injuries cut short his college ultimate days. He has only been coaching for about a year, but his day job affords him plenty of time to read, study, and play catch up. The highlight of his ultimate career was winning the local intermediate summer league tournament last year. He feels very out of place amongst all the other decorated and talented Skyd contributors.

Ultimate Results Coaching Academy: Day 3

by September 8, 2014, 12:10pm 2

Summaries of Keith Raynor, Opi Payne, Ren Caldwell, and Owen Shepherd’s talks at the Ultimate Results Coaching Academy, which range from coaching defense to managing the tryout process.

Ultimate Results Coaching Academy: Day 2

by August 25, 2014, 10:12am 2

Summaries of Sion Scone, Mario O’Brien, Josh Hartzog, and Tim Morrill’s presentations at the Ultimate Results Coaching Academy, which range from drill creation to season planning to cutting practice.

Ultimate Results Coaching Academy: Day 1

by August 20, 2014, 4:53am 3

Summaries of Lou Burruss, Melissa Witmer, Tiina Booth, and Ben Wiggins’ presentations at the Ultimate Results Coaching Academy, which range from team continuity after graduation to playing zone.

States… and Goodbye

by June 16, 2014, 6:05am 2

Jackson takes a long look at States in his last blog post of the season. Saying goodbye isn’t easy when you spend more time with the team you coach than you do with your friends.

175 Grams: Savages

by June 4, 2014, 9:10am 2

AP exams rule all as Jackson’s team readies for States.

175 Grams: The Running Game

by May 27, 2014, 7:32am 7

As his team gets closer to States, Jackson explains a throwing drill that gives kids a feel for how big a margin for error they’re working with.

I Got This

by May 22, 2014, 9:09am 2

When the conditions aren’t fun or your team’s energy is low, somebody’s gotta step up. Who’s your team’s I Got This?

175 Grams: No More Tournaments

by May 13, 2014, 8:55am 22

Jackson thinks tournaments should be a thing of the past for young ultimate players. Find out why in this week’s 175 Grams.

175 Grams: The Foul Monster

by May 6, 2014, 7:15am 1

Teaching kids the rules and how to apply them on the field is tough business. This week’s 175 Grams includes a look at how to do it, along with recaps of Varsity and JV’s recent games and bear talk.

175 Grams: Rivalry and Romance

by April 25, 2014, 9:05am 4

Jackson on teaching zone to his JV team, stepping up to beat a rival, and just about the cutest little prom story we’ve ever heard.