The NH YCC team represents the very best of New Hampshire's incredible Ultimate talent! Following NH Youth Ultimate's fourth High School Championship, we have drawn from across the Granite State to asseemble a fantastically, cooperative, talented, spirited, balanced, and athletic mixed gender team.
Players will soon travel to Minnesota to play against and make friends with high school players from across the country, and to watch some of the best club players in the world at the US Open.
The NH Youth Ultimate YCC coaching staff is both incredible and all-volunteer. (See their bios below!)
By the time the team returns from Minnesota next month, our coaches will have collectively given over 300 hundred hours of their attention and expertise to New Hampshire's most promising high school ultimate players.
WE ARE ASKING FOR FUNDS
1) to get our amazing coaches to Minnesota and back to guide, inspire and support our youth in this 3 day national tournament, and
2) to provide the Financial Aid necessary to ensure each spirited and tallented athlete who has made this All Star NH High School team can afford to go to Minnesota to represent the Granite State in national competetion.
NH'S YCC COACHES
Head Coach Thomas Edmonds, from Toronto ON and Falmouth ME, graduated in 2016 from UNH, where he captained the UNH men's ultimate team. Thomas won a national championship with the club team Boston Ironside in 2016 and was a member of the semi-pro Boston Whitecaps. Thomas is now a graduate student in Exercise Science and an offensive handler at the University of Pittsburgh, which is one of the top 2017 men's college teams. Thomas competed on Maine Ultimate's first ever YCC team, Rising Tide, which placed third in the 2012 YCC U19 Mixed division.
Assistant Coach Sarah Flaherty, from Essex Junction VT, is a recent graduate from UNH, where she captained and led the UNH women's ultimate team. She has played with multiple women's and mixed club teams during and since her college years. Currently, Sarah is a physical education teacher at Windham Middle School in Windham, NH and coaches the school's cross-country and track teams.
Assistant Coach Kyle Jacoby, originally from Kent OH, directs environmental and adventure programs for kids. Kyle played collegiate club ultimate for Kent State University as an undergraduate and Emory University as a graduate student. He has also been a part of multiple community leagues around Cleveland, OH, and now Seacoast, NH. Kyle is knowledgeable in event coordination, risk management, and team development.
Assistant Coach Rocco Linehan, from Hanover NH, is a rising junior at UNH and one of the captains of the UNH men's ultimate team. A standout athlete, Rocco captained Vermont's Green Mountain Mixed U19 team when it placed sixth (and nearly won the spirit award) in the 2014 YCC U19 Mixed division.
Thank you so much for supporting NH Youth Ultimate. For more information please visit http://www.seacoastult.com/youth
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