Past Articles from Sean Childers

Sean Childers is Ultiworld’s Statistics Co-Editor and manages Ultiworld’s longform analytic content. He started playing ultimate in 2008 for UNC-Chapel Hill Darkside, where he studied Political Science and Computer Science before graduating from NYU School of Law. He has played for LOS, NYU, District 5, YoungBloods and currently plays for Empire and PoNY. You can email him at stats@ultiworld.com.

  1. MagnUM Featured on ESPN After Convincing Football Coach Harbaugh to Attend Practice

    The famous Michigan football coach attended the Ultimate team's most recent practice after an online social media push.

  2. Stop Defending What Cincinnati Did

    What Cincinnati did is not a question of whether or not it's allowed; it's one of whether or not it's right.

  3. Pittsburgh Remains #1 With Victory Over #2 Oregon In Stanford Invite Final

    Pittsburgh's offense was spectacular and led the team to a Stanford Invite title.

  4. Deep Look: Stoppages, Time Caps, & An Interview With the Injury Study Lead Author

    Charlie Eisenhood revisits Club Nationals to talk stoppages, observers, time caps, Johnny Bravo, and more, before talking with David Swedler, the lead author of the new long-term research study about injuries in ultimate.

  5. Girls’ Ultimate Movement Pushing Forward with Key Initiatives

    USAU's Girls' Ultimate Movement (GUM) is busy hosting clinics, recruiting volunteer coordinators, and planning a new womens ultimate website. I was able to catch-up with a group of female players this past weekend, attend a clinic, and interview two organizers.

  6. Can’t We Do Better? What’s Wrong with the Rankings Now and Some Ideas to Fix

    No ranking system will ever be perfect, and USAU gets lots of criticism for minor differences on the margins. But there are some serious problems that still need to be addressed -- and maybe some innovative solutions that could be employed.

  7. USAU Releases New Rankings: Prairie Fire, Temper Holding on to Bids

    With new rankings released this afternoon from USAU, the Northeast and Southwest regions are in a bit of trouble -- while Prairie Fire and Temper have to be pleased with their ability to secure extra bids for their region.

  8. The Future of Defense in Ultimate: Why Lou’s Help Defense Series Matters

    Lou Burruss' series on help defense hasn't had enough attention. Here's why it matters.

  9. Sandy, Surge, and Understanding Star Defense, Powered by Agility from Five Ultimate

    Scandal's Sandy Jorgensen and Riot's Sarah "Surge" Griffith are two of the game's most impressive defenders, in any division. Learn from their techniques and styles in this video analysis about great defense.

  10. What Happened? Video Analysis Of GOAT’s 2013 Season, Powered By Agility From Five Ultimate

    Toronto GOAT was one of the most exciting stories of the 2013 regular season. But their storybook year got ended early at Nationals when they struggled all weekend. Joseph Marmerstein digs into the tape to figure out what went wrong.

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