San Francisco, April 23, 2014 – The San Francisco FlameThrowers and Fury, an elite women’s Ultimate team also out of San Francisco, have reached an agreement to join forces and support the growth of Ultimate in the Bay Area. In collaboration with the SF FlameThrowers and the Bay Area Disc Association, Fury will conduct clinics focused on player development for local league players. The FlameThrowers will also make a cash donation, which Fury will use to pay for practice fields. Additionally, the agreement provides a fundraising opportunity for Fury. As an affiliate partner of the SF FlameThrowers, Fury may sell tickets to FlameThrowers’ games and receive a portion of the proceeds from ticket sales.
Silicon Valley Business Journal, April 10, 2014 – Cisco Systems No. 2 executive Rob Lloyd grew up in Canada and is a lifelong fan of hockey and the Montreal Canadians.
Silicon Valley Business Journal, February 26, 2014 — Professional Ultimate Frisbee will hit San Jose this year in true Silicon Valley style — with a league owned by Cisco Systems’ No. 2 executive and a team backed by Lightspeed Venture Partners.
“A huge percentage of ultimate players work in high tech,” said Peter Nieh, the Lightspeed partner behind the VC firm’s sponsorship of the new San Jose Spiders team of the American Ultimate Disc League.
Callahan Award winner and multiple national champion Alex Nord joins the San Francisco FlameThrowers.
San Francisco, February 14, 2014 – The San Francisco FlameThrowers are pleased to announce that Alex Nord will play with the team for the 2014 season. Truly a player that needs no introduction, Alex won the Callahan Award as the top college player with CUT at Carleton, a team he also led to a national championship. He continued to transform the game in Seattle where he added three more titles with Sockeye.
Multiple national and 2009 World Games champion “Sammy C-K” joins the San Francisco FlameThrowers.
San Francisco, February 14, 2014 – Continuing their already strong recruiting for the 2014 inaugural season, The San Francisco FlameThrowers have added Sam Chatterton-Kirchmeier to their roster. Sammy grew up with a disc in his hand, playing in Seattle’s well-established youth scene from a young age. A mainstay wherever he’s played, he earned 3 national titles with Seattle Sockeye and a gold medal in Taiwan as a member of the 2009 US World Games team.
Eli Janin, Nick Slovan, and Zane Rankin join the San Francisco FlameThrowers.
San Francisco, February 13, 2014 –The San Francisco FlameThrowers are pleased to announce that Eli Janin, Nick Slovan, and Zane Rankin have signed with the team for the 2014 season. Eli and Nick won a championship with Blackbird in 2012, and Zane brings young leadership as captain of UC Berkeley UGMO.
Patrick Baylis, Lucas Dallmann, Eric Greenwood, Andrew Hagen, and Taylor Lahey join the San Francisco FlameThrowers’ lineup.
San Francisco, February 6, 2014—The San Francisco FlameThrowers are pleased to announce that Patrick Baylis, Lucas Dallmann, Eric Greenwood, Andrew Hagen, and Taylor Lahey have signed with the team for the 2014 season. All five currently play for Revolver, San Francisco’s leading men’s amateur club team, and have all played highly competitive Ultimate for many years with college, club, mixed, and pro teams.
Ryo Kawaoka, Cassidy Rasumssen, and Sam Kanner have joined the San Francisco FlameThrowers and will serve as player-coaches in the inaugural 2014 season.
San Francisco, January 29, 2014 –‐ The San Francisco FlameThrowers are pleased to announce that Ryo Kawaoka, Cassidy Rasmussen, and Sam Kanner have joined the team as player-coaches for the FlameThrowers’ first season of play in the AUDL in 2014. All three have been part of elite Ultimate at both college and club levels for many years and are now active contributors to the success of Revolver, San Francisco’s leading men’s amateur club team.
The San Francisco FlameThrowers are thrilled to announce our home venue at Galileo Academy Fields. Galileo is in the heart of San Francisco…
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Ultiworld, January 6, 2014 – It was hard to imagine a year ago that 2013 might eclipse 2012 as a year of growth for ultimate. 2012 hosted the first-ever “professional” ultimate game, referees were suddenly a part of some high-level games, and ultimate was growing faster than ever.
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