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Extended thoughts from USA Ultimate's longest tenured employee.
Jan 8, 2016 by Charlie Eisenhood in Podcast with 2 comments
USA Ultimate’s new club structure, the Triple Crown Tour, will continue to be the centerpiece of the club season in 2014 and beyond, USAU officials…
Aug 28, 2013 by Charlie Eisenhood in News with 9 comments
USA Ultimate plans to gradually shift the timing of the Club Series from the end of October towards the summer over the coming years, officials told Ultiworld this week, in order to hold the Championships in a more populous city and attract more media interest.
Aug 23, 2013 by Charlie Eisenhood in News with 89 comments
One of the unfortunate side effects of the ongoing NexGen v.
Feb 7, 2013 by Charlie Eisenhood in News with 21 comments
Despite USA Ultimate's big announcement about the Triple Crown Tour, which included what appeared to be concessions to the 18 elite men's teams who have signed letters of interest with the NexGen League, Kevin Minderhout is still working to put together functional plans for the 2013 season.
Jan 25, 2013 by Charlie Eisenhood in News with 10 comments
Last Monday, USA Ultimate met with a number of team representatives from elite men’s teams who have signed letters of intent with the NexGen league,…
Jan 14, 2013 by Charlie Eisenhood in News with 2 comments
Two competing visions. A late-night deadline. Rampant speculation. Egos. Leaders on both sides whipping votes at the last minute.
Jan 7, 2013 by Charlie Eisenhood in Opinion with 2 comments
NexGen founder Kevin Minderhout responds to criticism from USA Ultimate's Will Deaver -- who said the proposed league would have a "major negative impact" on the sport -- and explains why teams are attracted to his proposal.
Jan 4, 2013 by Charlie Eisenhood in News with 7 comments
Earlier this week, NexGen’s Kevin Minderhout extended the deadline for teams to make a decision about committing to his proposed league.
Jan 3, 2013 by Charlie Eisenhood in News with 7 comments
USA Ultimate, as of last week, has been actively working to deter elite men's teams from joining NexGen founder Kevin Minderhout's proposed league, according to a USAU email to teams and an interview today with Ultiworld.
Dec 21, 2012 by Charlie Eisenhood in News with 16 comments