Jim Parinella is among the most recognized names in Ultimate. He was one of the leaders and top players of the six-time national and three-time world champion men's team, Death or Glory (DoG). Since 2007, he has been playing in the Masters and Grand Masters Divisions, adding three more national and two world championships. Parinella was also heavily involved in USA Ultimate (then called the Ultimate Players Association (UPA)), where he was on the board of directors from 1998 to 2003, serving as president in 2000 and 2001. He has been writing about ultimate strategies since 1994, and with former teammate Eric Zaslow, authored the seminal tome on ultimate, "Ultimate Techniques and Tactics", (R) Human Kinetics, Inc., 2004. He also still plays summer league, recreational tournaments, and winter goaltimate.

Reminiscing on DoG

by May 21, 2014, 9:20am 0

DoG's streak of six national titles is among ultimate's greatest legends. But what was the team like on the inside? And what did everyone else think of Boston? Hear them tell it.

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

by April 25, 2014, 7:00am 0

Jim muses on party tournaments, pro leagues, and why we all can't just get along.

Pet Peeves

by March 6, 2014, 4:51am 0

You know what really grinds Jim's gears? Olives and Stuart Scott, for starters.

The Playbook Doesn’t Play

by February 13, 2014, 10:28am 0

Jim Parinella on the value of structure without rigidity, guidelines rather than rules, playing vs. plays.

Why I’m Still Around

by January 16, 2014, 8:00am 0

The legendary Jim Parinella returns to the ultimate media world with this piece on his legacy and why he still plays the game.