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Barry O'Kane stepping down from UKU Board

After many years on the board of UK Ultimate Barry O'Kane has decided to step down from the board.  Anyone who enjoys playing Ultimate in the UK today owes a great deal of thanks to Barry for the time, energy and thought he has volunteered to developing our sport over the last 15+ years. 

Requesting applications to manage GB teams 2015-16

UKU is now requesting applications to manage the senior (Open, Women, Mixed) and Masters (Open, Women) Great Britain teams for the cycle 2015-16.  EUC 2015 will take place in Copenhagen during the week 27th July - 3rd Aug 2015.  The timing and location of WFDF WUGC 2016 is still to be decided. 

Please apply by sending the attached application form to admin@ukultimate.com by Monday 22nd September.  Please contact Si Hill or email admin@ukultimate.com if you have any questions.  Our goal is to announce successful applicants before the end of September. 

GB Beach Ultimate 2015 - Womens Masters

Congratulations and thanks to Kate Ford, Alizé Clough and Steph Balsys, who will lead the GB Women's Masters team at WCBU 2015 - thereby ensuring that we will have a team in all seven divisions of the tournament.  Please look out for news about trials for all WCBU squads on Britdisc, this website and our facebook page.

GB Ultimate latest news

Plans for GB Ultimate 2015-16 are getting into full swing now:

Beach team appointments are mostly complete - but we're still looking for applicants to run the Masters-Women team.

We're inviting applicants for Under-23s and the Junior squads.

UKU has also created a part-time GB Administrator post to support the U23, senior, masters and beach teams - and we're extending the deadline for applications to end August.

The process for applying to manage the senior and masters squads for EUC 2015 and WUGC 2016 will announced soon.

Regional Development initiative

To support our plans to see "Ultimate in every school, a club in every town, and a coach in every club," UK Ultimate is setting up a new initiative called the Regional Development Network.  Some background information, and an outline of the idea, is presented below - we hope to spark some debate and plenty of action.  The ideas will be discussed as part of a wider development discussion at the UKU Development Conference and AGM on Sat 13 Sept in Loughborough.  Why not come along?

UKU AGM and Board Elections 2014

The UK Ultimate AGM will take place at Charnwood College, Loughborough, on Sat 13 Sept alongside a Development Conference and an Elite Skills Clinic - more information here.  UK Ultimate board positions are held for three years and resignations are done on a rolling basis.  We invite applications to three positions this year (read on for more details).