WA Ultimate are pleased to announce the appointment of the Under 18 Western Australian teams staff, who will manage and coach the State teams attending the 2017 Australian Youth Ultimate Championships (AYUC) in Adelaide.
This competition with be a state representative structure for players 18 years of age and younger.
Where: Adelaide, South Australia
When: July 7th - 9th 2018
Format: Separate Gender; U18 Boys Division and U18 Girls Division
The appointment panel were thrilled with the number of staff applications that were received and how this program is growing stronger every year.
Congratulations to our staff..
U18 Girls Team Coach - Daniel Chang
U18 Boys Team Coach - Bennett Carpenter
U18 Squad Manager - Nicole Cooper
Daniel has been the head coach for the Disc Graceful Ultimate Club for the past three years and attending many Mixed Gender local and national events with the Club, most recently the Australian Mixed Ultimate Championships in 2017. Daniel is also a player for the Sublime Ultimate Club and participates in their Men's and Mixed teams.
Bennett started his Ultimate career in the State Under18 Program and it has since driven him to play at all levels between social leagues and the Australian Ultimate Championships. Bennett is the current president of UWA Ultimate Club and a co-captain of the Bronze Bullseye Ultimate Club who recently attended the Australian Ultimate Championships Divsion II taking home the Spirit of the Game award.
Nicole has coached many junior hockey teams and sits on the committees of both Esperance Hockey Association and Esperance Ultimate Frisbee Club. She has a wealth of experience when it comes to preparing and organising sporting teams for travel. She was fortunate enough to travel with the 2017 squad to last year’s AYUC and welcomes the chance to work alongside the coaches to provide the teams with a positive experience and encourage them to achieve the best results.
There will be two selection events held for the Under 18 State Teams.
Selection Event 1: Wednesday 16 May, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Selection Event 2: Saturday 19 May, 9:00am - 11:00am
These will be held at UWA sports Park, Mount Claremont. Look for the WA Ultimate Flags!
An athlete expression of interest form is available to complete HERE!
This information will be forwarded to the coaches before the selection event.
Can’t make the selection event because you’re busy or you live in a regional town? Don’t worry – you can still complete the EOI form above, your information will be passed on to the team coach and they will contact you about the team and selections.
Keep an eye on our facebook pages and website for updates.
Want to find out a bit more about AYUC? What's it involve, how much does it cost.. Download the AYUC FAQ SHEET.
If you have any questions about the above, please contact our Development Officer.