Tyler Kinley

Tyler Kinley is captain of Seattle Sockeye, where he is primarily a defensive handler. Known for guarding top handlers and distributing the disc after the turn, Tyler also leads Sockeye's workouts. Tyler has played Ultimate for Tulane University, University of Michigan, BAT, and currently plays for Sockeye. He has experience coaching and teaching ultimate on youth, college and club levels on multiple continents.

Reply hazy try again

by April 3, 2014, 5:42am 11

What’s more important than having an opinion? Knowing all the facts. If you’ve got more questions than you do answers, you and Tyler have something in common.

The More You Know

by March 11, 2014, 4:02am 45

Tyler takes a look at the MLU’s criticism of USA Ultimate, pointing out key public information and explaining why Olympic Committee recognition is important for growing ultimate.

Reasonable Doubt

by February 25, 2014, 9:11am 30

At first, Tyler Kinley was inclined to knock the pro leagues’ hustle. But in the first installment of Short & Sweet, his new blog, the Seattle ultimate maven is feelin’ it.

Fund the Dream: Help Mexico Get to Worlds

by April 16, 2012, 11:03am 20

In the Ultimate Community, I feel old. I’ve played countless tournaments, listened to countless conversations on every topic rehashed over and over, and I feel almost jaded at times. But,…

Kinley on Club Championships 2011

by November 3, 2011, 12:54pm 37

This is a summary article on Nationals. I will touch on what I saw, major storylines and surprises, some behind the scenes information that explains a bit of what and…

The Club Nationals Experience

by October 26, 2011, 5:41pm 4

For some of my teammates, this will be the first year in many that they haven’t made the trip to Sarasota. For them, Club Nationals is an annual trip with…

Weight Room Virgins

by January 10, 2011, 11:00am 9

Tyler Kinley wants to get you into the gym and start pumping iron like a champion. Learn where to start and why the gym will make you a better Ultimate player in his guide for weight room virgins.

Game IQ – Recognizing Patterns & Trends

by December 17, 2010, 8:00am 0

Seattle Sockeye’s Tyler Kinley highlights critical patterns of the game and examines the experiential understanding needed to excel.

Tyler Kinley on Ultimate Training Fundamentals

by December 9, 2010, 8:00am 1

Seattle Sockeye captain and workout leader, Tyler Kinley, shares his training philosophy and keys to success when getting fit for competitive Ultimate.