Shayne Flaherty

Shayne received a BA in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his favorite author is Michael Lewis. Giordano's is recommended for pizza when in Chicago.

Mac Taylor: Finals Bound

by March 25, 2013, 12:40pm 0

It is Sunday morning at Missouri Loves Company 2007.  Colorado is coming off a quick win in quarters against Texas State and has grown lethargic during the down time between…

UCPC 2013 Notes: Tiina Booth – “Mental Toughness 101: The Myth of Momentum”

by March 13, 2013, 11:23am 0

The following are notes from a UCPC 2013 presentation When preparing for a tournament, we all take extra care and focus our attention on making sure our bodies are in…

UCPC 2013 Notes: Leila Tunnell – “Putting the Play Back in Playing”

by March 13, 2013, 11:18am 0

The following are notes from a UCPC 2013 presentation Leila’s presentation was structured around the dichotomy between improving and having fun.  Most, if not all of us play ultimate because…

The RISE UP Effect

by November 9, 2012, 7:46pm 0

Ultimate is growing.  There is no doubt about it; USAU even has statistics to prove it.  Overall growth for the sport is excellent and competitive ultimate gets more competitive every…

Round 1 Game Recap: Johnny Bravo vs. Revolver

by October 26, 2012, 9:27am 0

Power Pool F offered a first round match up between Bay Area Revolver and Denver’s Johnny Bravo.  Revolver being the 2 seed entering the tournament had an easier route on…

CC2012: Seattle vs. Minnesota – Round 1 Recap

by October 25, 2012, 8:56pm 0

The first round of the 2012 USAU Club Championships offered a matchup between Northwest Champion Seattle Sockeye and North Central Champion Twin Cities Sub-Zero. Early in the game both Sockeye…

Not the Predictions You Predicted

by October 18, 2012, 10:59am 0

Let me start by saying the only team I’ve seen play in person this year is Machine.  I used roughly the same method I used when filling out my NCAA…

The Circus Comes to Town

by August 2, 2012, 9:13am 0

If you attempted to explain The NexGen Tour to a non-Ultimate player, how would you do it? It appears to be part soccer friendly, part circus. The part that’s a soccer friendly…

The Ultimate Secret

by December 8, 2011, 1:00pm 0

I have been curious for a long time how one team wins a championship and the other is sent home with silver.  Plenty preach about hard work, dedication, athleticism, strong coaching,…

TD Tools: Increasing Your Tournament’s Fun Factor

by November 18, 2011, 6:00am 0

This article is part of Leaguevine’s “TD Tuesdays” series and are being re-posted on Skyd following release on Leaguevine. For the original articles: http://leaguevine.com/blog/tags/td-tuesdays/ or subscribe by email: http://bit.ly/q1bmoT As…