The next Valley Ultimate board meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 28th from 7-8pm at the Bluebonnet Diner in Northampton, MA. Anyone with any interest in helping grow Ultimate in the Valley is welcome to attend! Help spread the word by inviting people to the Facebook event!
During the meeting we will be focusing on:
- A recap of our 1st Annual Women’s Ultimate Day
- YCC planning
- Outreach programs to underserved areas
- Volunteer management
- Oxbow field site planning
Additionally, we will be pulling together a summary of the results of the strategic planning session we ran during our annual meeting. Major themes that came out of the session include:
- Promoting women’s Ultimate
- Expanding outreach
- Introducing more adults to the sport
- Promoting Spirit of the Game
- Training more coaches
Come on out and help chart the course of Ultimate in the Valley!
Coach Leila Tunnell
Announcing VU’s First Annual Women’s Ultimate Day! The event will be held on Friday March 3rd from 5pm to 10pm at Indoor Action Sports located at 1385 Bernardston Rd., Greenfield, MA 01370. The event costs $10 per participant.
Whether you are looking to dust off your old cleats, continue winter training, or pick up a disc for the first time, women of all ages and abilities are encouraged to attend this indoor event. The all-female environment will be led by Championship-level female athletes with ties to this area as coaches and players.
From the Two-Time Reigning National Women’s Division Champions Boston Brutesquad:
- Emily Baecher
- Aly Heath
- Vicky Negus
- Lauren Sadler
- Amber Sinicrope
- Claudia Tajima
- Leila Tunnell
- Dory Ziperstein
From the 2016 National Mixed Champions Boston Slow White:
Activities will include:
- Differentiated instruction based on ability
- Skill building, including throwing instruction and athletic movement
- Community building and discussions on gender equity and leadership
- A mini-tournament alongside the greatest players that the sport has to offer
- Much more!
For more information, including instructions on how to register,
please visit the event page.
This event is being rescheduled to the end of March. The new date will be posted here as soon as it’s determined.
The February 2017 Board meeting will take place on Tuesday, 2/28/17 from 6-7pm at the Bluebonnet Diner in Northampton, MA. Anyone with any interest in helping grow Ultimate in the Valley is welcome to attend. Discussion topics will include:
- Oxbow Event Planning
- Outreach programs
- Volunteer Management
- Youth Club Champs 2017
- Annual meeting recap
- Whatever you’d like to bring up!
If you’re not a board member and you plan on attending the meeting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org so we can plan for the proper numbers at the diner.
Share the Facebook event page!
At the January meeting we planned expanded outreach initiatives, the first annual meeting, and our Women’s Ultimate Day.