Past Articles from Ian Toner
Ian Toner is an Ultiworld reporter and analyst. He began playing in high school with the Canisius DISCiples (2005-2008), learned the game as part of the University of Virginia’s Night Train (2009-2012), and has contributed to Ring of Fire (2012-2013), Johnny Bravo (2014 national championship-2017), And The Warhawks (2016 beach men’s national champions) and USA Ultimate’s Under-23 national team (2013 gold medalists). In recent years, he has supported professional, club and college ultimate broadcasts on ESPN, Stadium and other outlets.
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A look back on Saturday's action in Phoenix.
Jan 24, 2016 by Ian Toner in News, Recap with 2 comments
Continuing our club video breakdown series, powered by Agility from Five Ultimate, we look at the no dump verticial stack. Standard vertical stacks often employ two handlers and five cutters downfield. But some teams run six person stacks with completely empty backfields, a formation decision that has implications for both the resets and overall offensive flow.
Aug 12, 2014 by Benyamin Elias and Ian Toner in Analysis with 20 comments
As the top college teams prepare to descend on Cincinnati for the College Championships, Ultiworld sat down with the season’s footage to identify some of…
May 19, 2014 by Ian Toner, Sion "Brummie" Scone, Sean Childers and Kahyee Fong in Analysis, Video with 24 comments
It’s Sunday. It’s windy.
Feb 3, 2014 by Ian Toner, Sean Childers, Cody Johnston and Kahyee Fong in Analysis, Featured, Video with 9 comments
We’re not even really into the true College Season yet – making ranking, analysis, and storylines difficult to predict. But a few big-name programs brought back tons of club talent and, even in preseason, looked poised to make a Nationals run. UNC is one of those teams and their contender status is certainly bolstered by...
Jan 22, 2014 by Sion "Brummie" Scone, Cody Johnston, Ian Toner, Sean Childers and Kahyee Fong in Analysis, Featured with 28 comments
No game this past club season came close to the epic battle between Seattle Sockeye and Boston Ironside in the semifinals of the Club Championships. It was a game of inches.
Jan 8, 2014 by Ian Toner, Sean Childers and Charlie Eisenhood in Analysis, Featured with 9 comments