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.

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.

Winning the Game

by March 31, 2014, 7:42pm 0

Elliot reflects on falling just short of a title with Magon at the New Zealand National Championships.

2014 Mock Draft: Team Brokaw

by March 27, 2014, 8:00am 0

Elliot Trotter's quick-decision draft strategy may have been one of the most effective. See what the logic was behind his picks.

Tuesday’s Gone

by March 26, 2014, 12:26pm 0

Elliot arrives in Auckland to join reigning champion Magon and finds himself in another space-time.

Heart of the Dragons

by March 17, 2014, 8:22am 0

Elliot reflects on the conclusion of the Boracay Open and his time on the beach with the Dragons.

Fish Bowl

by March 12, 2014, 6:33am 0

Elliot talks leaving comfort zone in travel, and his first stop at the surreal island Oz of Boracay.

On Living the Dream

by March 5, 2014, 3:14pm 0

Elliot takes off for Boracay, but looks back at troubling news at home.