About Storm:

Storm is Newfoundland and Labrador’s junior provincial ultimate team. Athletes are eligible for the team if they are at least 14 years old and no older than 18 by Dec. 31.

In 2019, Storm will be competing at the Canadian Ultimate Championships in Edmonton, AB from Aug. 11-14. There are teams in both the women’s and open divisions.

2019 Tryouts

Tryout Registration

Please sign up via the form below to stay informed about tryouts and help us gauge the interest in the team.

Junior Girls Register Here

Junior Boys Register Here

Tryouts are open to all female- and male-matching athletes, regardless of skill level. All tryouts are held at the Techniplex in St. John’s. Athletes outside the Avalon who cannot make the tryouts and are interested in the team should email youth@ultimatenl.ca.

Junior Women

  • Wednesday, April 17:  7-8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 20: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 1: 7-9 p.m.

Junior Open

  • Saturday, April 6: 8-9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 13: 8-9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 20: 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Coaches:

Junior Women’s:

  • Head coach: Natalie O’Donnell
  • Assistant coach: Claire Moore-Gibbons

Junior Open:

  • Head coach: Craig Stoyles
  • Assistant coach: Laurel Penney

Training and Expenses:

Training begins shortly after team selection. There are two training camps (four hours each) on May 12 and May 19. Athletes should expect to practice twice a week beginning in late May until travelling to nationals in August.

Team fees cover the cost of travel, hotels, jerseys, practice space and tournament fees. We estimate the total cost per athlete for 2019 will be $1,300. Team fees are collected in several payments throughout the season.

Financial assistance is available. If cost is preventing you from trying participating, please contact president@ultimatenl.ca.

Highlights:

  • – 2017: First year Ultimate NL sent a junior team to the Canadian Ultimate Championships (CUC) that consisted entirely of players from Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • – 2018: First year that both open and women’s teams competed in the junior division at CUC.
  • – 2018: Junior women’s team placed second overall in spirit rankings at CUC.
  • – 2018: Junior open team broke seed, advancing to finish 20th from a seeded position of 24th at CUC.

Sponsorship:

Our thanks to Veterinary Specialty Centre of Newfoundland and Labrador, the exclusive team sponsor for Storm.