Player Profiles

Player Profile: Cameron Brock and Keenan Plew

Every player has his own pregame ritual. Some players listen to tunes to get in the right frame of mind. Others derive motivation from being chatty and setting a verbal tone for the game. More...

Coach Profile: Alex “Dutchy” Ghesquiere

Some things have a certain kind of magnetism. They just go together - chocolate and peanut butter; a sunny summer’s eve and a nice beer; the DC Breeze’s new head coach Alex “Dutchy” Ghesquiere and winning. More...

Player Profile: Derek Fenton

Go to any Vancouver Riptide home game at Swangard Stadium, and you’re sure to see one, two or three fans in the stands holding signs blaring “STUNNER.” If the Riptide’s offense starts shredding some poor opponent’s defense, you might even get to watch Derek Fenton rip a 60-yard huck down field, and see what a stunner looks like in person. More...

Player Profile: Pat Shriwise

The best way to build a championship contending team, apparently, is to cram 20-something guys into two buses early in the morning, and set off on a three- to seven-hour drive. More...

Player Profile: Kurt Gibson

Nothing rattles Kurt Gibson. Not the anticipation of his first ultimate practice as a transfer student at the University of Florida. Not the pressure of a college championship game. More...

Player Profile: Anthony Bushek

What first drew Anthony Bushek to play professional ultimate for the Philadelphia Phoenix was the opportunity to play at the sport's highest level. More...

Player Profile: Eric (EJ) Johnson

Eric Johnson of the Minnesota Wind Chill has an ultimate pedigree. Captain of his teams in both high school and college; appearances at club nationals with elite squads Johnny Bravo and Sub Zero as a major cog on the teams' defensive lines; back-to-back stints on the elite college NexGen tour bus in 2011 and 2012. More...

Player Profile: Noah Saul

When former Ring of Fire and NexGen vet Noah Saul announced he’d be playing for the New York Empire, the news generated a lot of buzz. The former University of North Carolina standout ended up being part of package deal—along with Saul, fellow Ring of Fire players Justin Allen and Matt Bode would join the team, as well as Cash Crop’s Jesse Lieberman. More...

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