Jen Pashley

Jen Pashley started playing ultimate at a small college in upstate New York and spent three years on the East Coast playing for various Mixed club teams before moving to Tucson, Arizona. There she played two years with the University of Arizona’s Scorch and assisted coaching in 2010 and 2012, played three club seasons and attended Club Nationals with Barrio, captaining in 2009, and founded and captained Venom, the Arizona women’s club team in 2011. Although she’s a resident of Yosemite, she’s currently training and living in Tucson.

Progress

by July 22, 2014, 6:41am 8

Jen takes a look at the incredible benchmarks that women in ultimate have recently reached.

When the Truth Finds You

by June 24, 2014, 6:04am 2

For a lot of us, playing each season is a given. It’s what we do. But what if driving to practice doesn’t make you smile anymore?

The Five Stages of Recovery

by May 20, 2014, 8:21am 5

Know what’s worse than being injured? Staying injured. In her latest, Jen takes a look at the physical and emotional battle that is getting back to good health.

Tryout Breakups

by May 7, 2014, 4:00am 5

You’re waiting to hear back from that team you tried out for. Have they texted you? Facebook message? You check Snapchat? Jen on the ups and downs of emotional attachment.

Becoming a Better Teammate

by April 21, 2014, 4:35am 3

Good teammates lead, humble, and challenge us. In this week’s Making Fury, Jen recalls teammates who stand out in her mind as shining examples.

Strengthening Our Rivals

by April 14, 2014, 4:13am 3

Do rivalries have to be about hate? Jen doesn’t think so.

Why We Play, Why We Stay

by April 7, 2014, 6:24am 3

This week, Jen shares thoughts on getting –and keeping– players hooked from initial thrill to long-term commitment.

The Way We Learn

by March 31, 2014, 9:03am 2

“If I could travel in time, I would go back to relive my first college ultimate practice.” Jen writes about her progression as a player and the moments that have pushed her along.

Fear of Failure

by March 24, 2014, 6:42am 5

What are you afraid of? And more importantly, why?

What I See

by March 17, 2014, 6:16am 25

Jen uses storytelling and video to highlight and celebrate the willpower, talent, and athleticism that make women’s ultimate a beautiful game in this week’s Making Fury.