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.

On Living the Dream

by March 5, 2014, 3:14pm 0

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

Ultimate Globe Trotter Begins

by February 27, 2014, 9:54am 0

Skyd Editor-in-Chief Elliot Trotter hopes to gain insight into international cultures and unite the world of ultimate in his new travel-focused web series: Ultimate Globe Trotter.

Welcome to Skyd 3.0

by February 13, 2014, 11:07am 0

Editor in Chief Elliot Trotter welcomes readers to the new design.

YUCC 2014: Building Youth Ultimate

by January 16, 2014, 6:00am 0

On February 1st, over 20 speakers will convene in Oakland, CA to present on coaching youth ultimate. The Youth Ultimate Coaching Conference, organized by Bay Area Disc, boasts a line…

Product Review: Five Boxer Briefs

by December 19, 2013, 1:47pm 0

I consider myself an underwear expert of the highest order, so when Five Ultimate asked me to review their new pair of boxer briefs, I was skeptical. Underwear is serious…

Skyd’s Winter Gift Guide

by December 12, 2013, 12:20pm 0

‘Tis the season, and our every expanding universe of ultimate gear continues to give. Skyd has put together reviews of some of the hottest new products out their for your…

Skyd Fund 2014 Updates: Two Days Left!

by December 3, 2013, 9:57am 0

With just two days left on the clock, Skyd Fund 2014 is drawing to a close! We’re $4300 away from our big Stretch Goal of bringing Skyd out to YCC…

Skyd Fund 2014 Update: Perk of Mystery Revealed

by November 26, 2013, 3:00am 0

Contribute: http://igg.me/at/skydfund2014/x/623227 Booyah! Bryan Jones is back. We hit our first Stretch Goal of bringing back Bryan Jones and making Skyd mobile responsive! We’re so psyched to have Bryan back in…

Skyd Fund 2014 Update: We Did It!

by November 21, 2013, 2:47pm 0

Contribute: http://igg.me/at/skydfund2014/x/623227 With 13 days still left on the clock, we did it! I’ve been raising my hands up in the air for the last couple hours (typing above your head…

Skyd Fund 2014 Update: More Coverage!

by November 20, 2013, 6:47pm 0

Contribute: http://igg.me/at/skydfund2014/x/623227 You did it! And in record time! We hit our 10k milestone and then we hit our 11k milestone in just 24 hours (just 1k left to go). Because…