Staff Profile – Troë Weston

In an effort to show off some of the people doing some wonderful things for the British Columbia Ultimate Society (BCUS) we’re going to be doing profile of some of the individuals involved with us. This time our GM, Troë Weston!

Troë Weston

Where do you live in BC?
Grew up in Kelowna, now I live in Vancouver

What’s your position on the board?
General Manager

What made you want to join the board?
I really enjoy sports administration and I enjoy Ultimate. I have experience in both areas and I wanted to provide some stability for a society that is just starting to get it’s legs underneath them. There is a lot of potential for the BCU do to great things for Ultimate in this province, and I want to help pave the way for that.

What’s the best part of being on the board?
Being able to act on ideas I have to improve/grow Ultimate in BC.

What do you do in “real life” when you’re not making Ultimate in BC better?
I recently got licensed as a Realtor with Re/Max, so I am currently building my business. I am really enjoying it so far.

How did you start playing Ultimate?
I was introduced to the sport at University (SFU) and I’ve been playing ever since!

How are you involved with Ultimate right now?
I have captained a touring team, Zephyr, for the past 3 years and I play in the Vancouver Ultimate League every year.

What’s your favorite spirit game?
Ultimate Ninja.

You wouldn’t show up to the field without _____?
My cleats and my water bottle 🙂

Favorite Ultimate moment?
The first year I made Zephyr.

If you could only throw one throw for the rest of my life it would be a ______?
Low release IO flick

Thanks to Troë for answering our questions! Have a question about a Staff/Board member you think we missed? Contact us and we’ll add it to the list.

Image courtesy of Kurtis Stewart Photography.