Past Articles from Alexander Palmer


Alexander Palmer is an Ultiworld opinion columnist. He is the captain of Columbia University’s Open team, Uptown Local. He has played in the Club series with Flight NYC. He lives in New York City.

  1. Block On MLU Sponsorship Raises Questions About USAU’s Role

    On the surface, USA Ultimate’s recent decision to block the MLU as a jersey sponsor for Championship events is unremarkable.

  2. Think USA Ultimate Isn’t Serving Your Needs? Then Vote.

    A week from today, one of the most important Ultimate events of the year will take place. Somehow, I’m not talking about Club Nationals.

  3. How To Land A Great Rookie Class: 5 Tips For Retaining New Prospects

    By this point in the fall, most college teams will have been practicing for at least a week or two.

  4. It’s Our House! AMP Uses Late Run To Win Philly Invite

    PHILADELPHIA — Playing at home, Philadelphia’s AMP avenged a pool play loss in the finals, taking down Iowa’s Chad Larson Experience 15-13 to take home…

  5. Philly Invite: Day One Recap

    This year’s Philly Invite, the site of the Triple Crown Tour’s Pro-Elite Challenge for the Mixed Division, gives us an early look at many of…

  6. MLU Suspension, Censorship A No-Win Decision

    Major League Ultimate has made a huge mistake.

  7. ESPN Brings Professionalism To Ultimate Coverage: Here’s How They Can Get Better

    It finally happened: Ultimate is now on ESPN. Though the College Championships only streamed online on ESPN3, it was still a milestone for the sport. But their coverage wasn't perfect, here's how they can take their professional coverage even higher.

  8. Go Train: When College Players Should Skip The Club Season

    I think captains and coaches are sometimes too eager to push their young players to play club over the Summer.

  9. Selecting A College Captain: Consider The Culture

    There is no one kind of player that makes a good captain.

  10. NexGen 2013 Will Be A Great Team, But Is It A Bit…Boring?

    Let’s get this out of the way: I think NexGen is just about the coolest thing ever.

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