AUDL National Academy

The AUDL is launching a weeklong, overnight camp experience for advanced ultimate players ages 15-18. The camp will be hosted by Davenport University which is located in Grand Rapids, MI and will run from June 25-30, 2023. Please read through the page for more exciting information!

Amenities & Features:

  • Top Level Instructors
  • State-of-the-art university facilities
  • Dormitories
  • Cafeteria
  • Weight Room
  • Practice Fields
  • Film Study Room
  • Access to athletic trainers throughout training sessions
  • Filmed scrimmage session
  • Shuttle service to/from airport

Registration: Camp registration link is open and will be filled on a first-come-first-serve basis. Register Here

Participant Info: This camp is for experienced ultimate players who are invested in taking their games to the next level and preparing for college-level play. The camp will be limited to 50 participants. In an effort to support girls’ participation, a minimum of 15 spots will be reserved for girls until the end of registration in late April. Please note that the camp is for participants ages 15-18 and who are rising high-school sophomores or older. We recommend campers have at least 1 year of organized ultimate experience.

Davenport's ultimate program has committed to providing financial aid to female matching participants who are in need. Please reach out to the camp director, Matt Smith ( for more information.

Cost: $950 for male-matching participants, $850 for female-matching participants.

Coaches: See below for confirmed staff, more announcements on the way!

Matt Smith (Camp Director and AUDL Director of Youth Engagement)


  • 1x AUDL All-Star (2019); All-Star Fan Vote Candidate (2022)
  • 1x Second Team All-AUDL (2017)
  • 2nd Most Goals Scored in AUDL (all-time)

Youth Experience:

  • Atlanta Flying Disc Club, High School League Commissioner 4x
  • Atlanta Hustle Futures Camp, Camp Director (2016-present)
  • USAU CDP Level I Certified Coach and Instructor

Jeff Babbitt (Coach)


  • 3x All-AUDL Second Team (2019-2022)
  • 1x 2019 AUDL All-Star
  • 1x All-AUDL Defense Team (2021)
  • 2x AUDL Champion (2019, 2022)

Youth Experience:

  • Youth Director, New York Empire
  • National Ultimate Training Camp (NUTC) Camp Instructor

Jordan Kerr (Coach)


  • 1x College D1 Player of the Year Ultiworld (2020)
  • 1x All-AUDL Rookie First Team (2021; ROY runner-up)
  • 1x All-AUDL First Team (2022; MVP runner-up)
  • 1x AUDL All-Star (2022) 

Youth Experience:

  • SLC Shred Summer Camp Counselor (2022)
  • YEU Utah Swarm Head Coach (2022)

Kaitlyn Weaver (Coach)


  • 1x LA Astra Captain (2023 WUL)
  • 2x College All-American (2020-2021)
  • 1x Ultiworld Runner-up Offensive Player of the Year (2020; DI College) 
  • 1x Callahan Finalist (2020)
  • 2x UCSB Burning Skirts Captain (2019-2020)

Youth Experience:

  • Second season as coach for UCSB Burning Skirts (2022-2023)
  • Second Runner-up Coach of the Year, College (2022)
  • Volunteer for Santa Barbara Youth Ultimate, coaching youth and girls’ clinics

Kendra Miller (Coach)


  • Utah Wild player
  • 1x Club National Champion with Molly Brown (2022)

Youth Experience:

  • YCC U20 UT Swarm Girls (2021-present)
  • BYU CHI Womens (2019-present)

Catch our coaches, Kaitlyn and Kendra, in action as they compete in the Western Ultimate League (WUL) from March-May. For more information you can look over the WUL website here.

For questions or concerns about the AUDL National Academy please contact league director of youth engagement, Matt Smith ( 

Why Davenport: Davenport recently launched the most significant ultimate disc scholarship program in the nation. Athletes selected to Davenport's men's and women's teams will receive varsity-level treatment and are eligible for athletic scholarships. We believe this represents an important step in the development of ultimate as a sport and aligns with our aim of making the sport more accessible to all groups. Their enthusiasm for the sport and institutional support have made them a logical choice for partnership in this exciting new endeavor.