BC Ultimate’s Alpha Club Junior teams are pleased to announce the selection of their coaching staff and the opening of registration for the 2017 tryouts.
Alpha Women’s Team
Head Coach – Troe Weston
Troë started playing ultimate at SFU and has since played on several high-level competitive teams including Zephyr, Traffic, Union and Team Canada. Troë has in the past coached SFU women’s team, Zephyr and a number of junior club teams. Troë is currently a regional coach for Team Canada, coach of the junior A team at Stratford Hall High School, and a member of the coaching staff for the Vancouver Riptide. She is returning to Alpha, where she was part of the coaching staff in 2016.
Assistant Coach – Alistair Robb
Alistair hails from Scotland where he was Captain and then Coach for the University of Dundee ultimate team. This spring Alistair has joined the Vancouver Riptide and has been coaching at the VUL spring bootcamp.
Alpha Men’s Team
Head Coach – Peter Yu
Peter has previously captained both the UBC Men’s Ultimate team and the Canadian U-23 Open team; he is a long time member of Furious George. Peter’s coaching experience includes coaching the Junior and Senior Ultimate teams at Eric Hamber Secondary, as well as being part of the 2016 Alpha Men’s team coaching staff.
Assistant Coach – Brayden Gee
Braydon started playing in the Misfit program, moved on to UBC and Team Canada U23. He currently playing with the Vancouver Riptide. He has previously coached with David Thompson Secondary and the Misfit program for Uprise, Mischief and for the past 2 years, Misfit.
Assistant Coach – Edward Guo
Edward has played for Mischief, UBC, Furious George and Team Canada U23. Edward’s coaching experience includes high school teams with Churchill and Steveston-London and club teams Mayhem and Rolling Thunder.
Open Tryouts (Men’s & Women’s)
The 2017 Alpha Open Tryouts will take place at Point Grey secondary on April 30th. Exact times to be announced. If you are interested in participating at the Alpha tryouts, please fill out the following form: