The Philadelphia Phoenix are Philadelphia’s sole professional ultimate team and a member of the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL). The Philadelphia franchise was created in 2012, as one of the original eight founding teams of the AUDL. In 2013 the team adopted the Phoenix name under the ownership of Jorge Harris.
The AUDL is the premier professional ultimate league in North America, with 22 teams across the United States and Canada. The 2020 season marks the Phoenix’s ninth season and begins a new era as the team moves to compete in the newly formed Atlantic Division with the Atlanta Hustle, DC Breeze, Pittsburgh Thunderbirds, Raleigh Flyers and Tampa Bay Cannons.
Mission & Vision
The Philadelphia Phoenix strive to advance the sport of ultimate while promoting diversity and creating opportunities for women in the sports industry.
As a representative of ultimate and the greater sports community the Philadelphia Phoenix is determined to:
Advance the sport of ultimate through dynamic and high-level play, striving to become a leading team in the AUDL while reflecting sportsmanship, integrity and the spirit of the game.
Grow awareness of ultimate by engaging fans through exciting game play and instilling a love of ultimate in new generations by fostering future players.
Be reflective and representative of the demographics in our city and nation, promoting diversity in ultimate by engaging fans and players from all backgrounds and making the sport accessible to all.
Remove barriers and provide women more opportunities to further themselves within the sports industry.
President and Managing Partner - Christina Lee Chung, M.D.
Vice President and General Manager - Jeff George, M.D.
Director of Operations - Mike Arcata
Director of Marketing and Communications - Emily McHose
Coaches - David Hampson & Nate Venditta
Head Team Physician - Sommer Hammoud, M.D.
Head Athletic Trainer - Josh McCune
Social Media Manager, Content Contributor - Alexander Shragis
Logistics Coordinator - David Tuchman
Organizational Psychology Associate - Jacob Levitt
Strength & Conditioning Coach - Ian Dietrich