Past Articles from Alex Rubin

Alex Rubin

Alex Rubin started writing for Ultiworld in 2018. He is a graduate of Northwestern University where he played for four years, but now spends his time playing pickup and coaching de Toledo High School in Los Angeles. You can reach him through e-mail (rubin.alex14@gmail.com) or Twitter (@arubes14 or @dthsultimate).

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    1. USA Ultimate’s Coach Convention: Takeaways from the Virtual Event

      This year’s socially distanced affair brought together coaches from around the country for four evenings of workshops, training, and connection.

    2. Tuesday Tips: How To Ace The Uniform Process

      There are a lot more quality options now than there used to be for ultimate team gear, but that doesn't mean the process is necessarily any easier.

    3. Stall Seven: Antoine Davis, Potential 2021 Season

      Are we going to see the AUDL back on the field this year?

    4. AUDL Makes Tentative Plans For 2021 Season

      The league’s goal is to play its standard season beginning in May.

    5. Stall 9: Dalton Smith’s Layout Block and the Prove It Point

      Summer camp memories, Doublewide's breakout series, and a theory of upsets.

    6. Indianapolis Indoor Ultimate Controversy Ignites Social Media Feud, Draws AUDL Statement

      Former Alleycats player sent profane Facebook messages to a critic of playing ultimate amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

    7. College Teams Adapt to Remote Practices

      Like many teams, Temple Alert's practices have been restricted by their university. The team's leaders are pivoting to Zoom while looking ahead to the eventual return of on-field competition.

    8. Meet the Atlanta Hustle’s Newest Owners: The Cheese Family

      Jeanne and Lee Cheese are turning the Atlanta AUDL franchise into a community affair with their focus on attracting more fans of color and building a new player development pipeline.

    9. Darryl Stanley is Just as Happy to Coach Gym Class

      Darryl Stanley grew from an out-of-shape AUDL tryout to one of the most respected coaches in the country seemingly overnight. While he might be new to the spotlight, the foundation for his success was laid over twenty years ago.

    10. Stall Seven: AUDL Season Canceled, Anti-Racism Panel

      The bubble got popped.

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