Ultimate Coaches & Players Conference Open Registration and First Wave of Speakers

by | January 16, 2013, 6:27pm 0

George Cooke and Tiina Booth’s Ultimate Coaches and Players Conference has opened registration and announced their first wave of speakers. A second wave will be announced as proposals are accepted. We’ve listed accepted speakers and their topics below.

“Thank you to all the speakers from around the country who sent in proposals.  We were overwhelmed by the level of expertise and enthusiasm and wish we had the time to accommodate them all.” – UCPC


Go to www.ucpc.us to sign up for the Ultimate Coaches and Players Conference. The conference is taking place March 2nd, 2013 in Boston, MA.

UCPC Seminars – The First Wave

Kenny Dobyns
New York, NY
Keynote Speaker

Gwen Ambler
Seattle, WA
“Beyond the Women’s Clinic”
“The State of Women’s Ultimate” (panel discussion)

Brent Anderson
Springfield, MA
“Defense Wins Games”

David Barkan
San Anselmo, CA
“Spirit of the Game Codified:  How Ultimate Peace Defines, Teaches and Evaluates SOTG”
“Ultimate Can Change the World:  An Inside Look at Critical Lessons Learned by Ultimate Peace and What it Means for You.” 

Tiina Booth
Amherst, MA
“Mental Toughness 101:  The Myth of Momentum”

 Jeff Brown
Needham, MA

“O and D: Why You Need More than One Look and How to Use Them.”

Gene Buonoccarsi
Somerville, MA
“Lessons on Teaching First Time Youth Players”

Sophie Herscu and Amber Sinicrope
Denver, CO and Cambridge, MA
“Small Schools, Big Scope:  Bringing Women’s College Programs to New Levels”

 John Korber
Amston, CT
“Actions Over Outcomes:  Preparing for, Achieving, and Measuring Success 

Matt Mastrantuono
Portland, OR
“Creating a Big Ultimate Project:  The Story Behind Chasing Sarasota”

Tim Morrill
Boston, MA
“Training for Ultimate-Popular Misconceptions”
“Advances in Explosive Ultimate” 

Mario O’Brien
Portland, OR
“The Riseup Effect:  Using Technology to Improve Individual and Team Performance”

  Jim Pistrang
Amherst, MA
“How to Run Subs Fairly and Efficiently”

Meredith Tosta
Denver, CO
“The Holistic Coach:  Rewards and Challenges of Coaching”

 Elliot Trotter
Seattle, WA
“Skyd Magazine Presents:  The Future of Ultimate” (panel discussion) 

Russell Wallack
Jamaica Plain, MA
“How We Built Our College Program and What We Learned from It”

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