Past Articles from Sean Childers
Sean Childers is Ultiworld’s Statistics Co-Editor and manages Ultiworld’s 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, District 5, Empire, PoNY, and Truck Stop (current team). You can email him at email@example.com.
2014 Club Game of the Year: Breaking Down GOAT v. Johnny Bravo, Powered by Agility from Five Ultimate
Should GOAT have been in the 2014 National Championship game? Coming off their huge upset over Revolver in the quarterfinals (the actual game of the year — of which there is no video), GOAT took on the other tournament favorite, Johnny Bravo, in the semifinals at Nationals. That game hasn’t been discussed or viewed as...
June 24, 2015 by David Baer, Sean Childers, Sion "Brummie" Scone and Jesse Goldstein in Analysis with 6 Comments
Here is a recap of the fourth round pool play games on Friday at the Division I College Championships. Pool A Wisconsin Handles Auburn, 15-9 Both games of the second round of pool play for Pool A were very similar. Wisconsin jumped out to an early lead over Auburn, taking advantage of some first game jitters....
May 22, 2015 by Sean Childers, Preston Thompson, Simon Pollock and Alex Rummelhart in News with 1 Comments
The famous Michigan football coach attended the Ultimate team's most recent practice after an online social media push.
April 16, 2015 by Sean Childers in News with 2 Comments
What Cincinnati did is not a question of whether or not it's allowed; it's one of whether or not it's right.
March 27, 2015 by Kyle Weisbrod and Sean Childers in Opinion with 170 Comments
Pittsburgh's offense was spectacular and led the team to a Stanford Invite title.
March 9, 2015 by Sean Childers and Charlie Eisenhood in News, Recap with 8 Comments
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.
November 19, 2014 by Sean Childers in Podcast with 10 Comments
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.
November 18, 2014 by Sean Childers in News, Profile with 6 Comments
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.
September 4, 2014 by Sean Childers in Opinion with 78 Comments
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.
August 27, 2014 by Sean Childers in News with 43 Comments
Lou Burruss' series on help defense hasn't had enough attention. Here's why it matters.
August 14, 2014 by Sean Childers in Opinion with 18 Comments