MLU News Roundup: Skippy, Pulsar, Disc Store, New West Coast Staff

The latest out of the MLU.

The logo of Major League Ultimate, the new professional Ultimate league.The news cycle is quickening in the professional leagues, so here is a roundup of offseason news out of the MLU.

– The league has announced a bevy of new sponsors, including Skippy Peanut ButterUS Coachways, and KanJam.

– Innova extended their deal for three years for the Pulsar to be the official game disc of the MLU.

– The Vancouver Nighthawks re-signed Morgan Hibbert and others. Defending champions DC Current have re-signed ten players from last year’s roster, including Jeff Wodatch, Tom Doi, and David Cranston. Bigger signings are rumored to be forthcoming.

– The league is no longer running its own online store; it will now work with Disc Store to fulfill gear orders.

– Liz Penny is joining San Francisco as an assistant coach. Addison Magness has replaced Nathan Schorsch as GM of the Portland Stags.

– The league announced a new Player Advisory Committee that will meet with the front office on a monthly basis.

– Commissioner Jeff Snader and VP Nic Darling were candid in a Q&A on Reddit in December.

  1. Charlie Eisenhood
    Charlie Eisenhood

    Charlie Eisenhood is the editor-in-chief of Ultiworld. You can reach him by email (charlie@ultiworld.com) or on Twitter (@ceisenhood).

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