University Coordinators Committee

The UKU University Coordinators Committee is responsible for the administration of University Ultimate: they oversee the tournament allocation process for Regionals and Nationals, enforce rostering rules, adjudicate any eligibility questions, and aid the Regional development of Ultimate.

In addition to the following members, the committee includes Si Hill (as Admin) and Chris White (as DoC), and may co-opt additional people on a year-to-year basis:

 

Tom Daly is the current University Coordinator. If you have any questions about University Ultimate in general he is an excellent person to contact.

unicoordinator@ukultimate.com

 

Ashley Robinson is the current Women's Coordinator. If you have any questions relating to Womens she is your first point of contact.

uniwomenscoordinator@gmail.com

 

Tanya Fozzard is the Mixed Coordinator. Anything to do with Mixed, is hers to work with.

unimixedcoordinator@gmail.com

 

Dave Halls is the Open/Mens Coordinator.

uniopencoordinator@gmail.com

 

There are four Regional Coordinators, representing Scotland, the North, the East and the West. The contact addresses are provided below:

northrc@gmail.com - Hannah Brooker

southeastrc@gmail.com - Sam Fowler

southwestrc@gmail.com - George Perry

scottishrc@gmail.com - Hugo Degerth

UKU University Coordinator (in the chair)

The UKU University Coordinator is a full member of the UKU Board.

The University Coordinator should be the main point of contact for new University or College teams and for related official enquires.

The Coordinator should act as the chair for the UKU University Committee, leading discussion and ensuring its productivity. The Coordinator should support the Regional Coordinators in their duties.

Through liaison with the UKU Director of Competitions, attempts should be made to schedule the major UKU University tournaments around the other major UKU tournaments to enable the more talented University players to compete in more than one division.

The University Coordinator will be responsible for agreeing format and scheduling of UKU University tournaments, as well as ensuring a standardised process of tournament bidding and dealing with any irregularities that arise.

The University Coordinator is responsible for making seeding decisions at the major University events (this should be merely a matter of applying the accepted algorithm).

The University Coordinator should ensure that the resources available to University teams (risk assessments, code of conducts, applications for funding, etc) are kept up to date and are well publicised.

Nearing the end of their tenure, the Coordinator is responsible for advertising the AGM and chairing it or arranging for a replacement Chair.

The Coordinator is appointed by a majority vote at the University Ultimate AGM.

The current University Coordinator is Tom Daly. You can contact him at unicoordinator@ukultimate.com.

National Women's Coordinator

The National Women's Coordinator takes the lead role in developing and encouraging the Womens game across the country & represents the interests of female players within the UKU University Committee.

Specific tasks including:

  • Participating in the organisation of the University Womens Indoor and Outdoor Nationals (the bidding process, seedings).
  • General promotion of the Women's sport to University clubs.

The National Womens Coordinator should support the Regional Coordinators in their duties.

The National Womens Coordinator is appointed by a majority vote. The current Womens Coordinator is Megan Price. You can contact her at uniwomenscoordinator@gmail.com.

Mixed Coordinator

The National Mixed Coordinator takes the lead role in developing and encouraging the Mixed game across the country and representing the mixed game within the UKU University Committee.

Specific tasks including:

  • Participating in the organisation of the University Mixed Indoor and Outdoor Nationals (the bidding process, seedings).
  • General promotion of the Mixed division to University clubs.

The National Mixed Coordinator is appointed by a majority vote. The current Mixed Coordinator is Tanya Fozzard. You can contact her at uniwomenscoordinator@gmail.com.

Four Regional Coordinators

The following four regions each has a representative on the Committee:

Scotland

The North

The East

The West

Regional Coordinators perform the same role across the country as follows:

The Regional Coordinator is responsible for passing news/developments/decisions to their region's University clubs.

He/She is also responsible for gathering information from the region's clubs to help the committee make informed decisions on University Ultimate.

The Regional Coordinator is responsible for promoting Ultimate and encouraging development in the area, this involves:

  • Getting bids for major events from local teams
  • Encouraging and assisting Universities running "fun" tournaments
  • Organising and selecting bids for Regional qualifiers
  • Assisting any developing clubs within their region
  • Leading a group of volunteers in running a regional league (where appropriate)

The Regional Coordinator should also act as a secondary point of contact after the University Coordinator, dealing with matters relevant to their region.

The Regional Coordinator is appointed by a majority vote within the relevant region.