Chicago Machine 2021 Roster

Machine's Pawel Janas gestures to his teammates on the line at the 2021 US Open hosted by USA Ultimate frisbee.
Machine’s Pawel Janas gestures to his teammates on the line at the 2021 US Open. Photo: Paul Rutherford —

Chicago Machine is back to the grind in search of their first national title. The 2019 finalists lose one of the best players of his generation, but pick up some significant firepower to reload. Check out their 2021 roster, courtesy of a slick announcement video.

Captains in bold.

Von Alanguilan
Eli Artemakis
Paul Arters
Johnny Bansfield
Ross Barker
Alex Evangelides
Nate Goff
Peter Graffy
Yiding Hou
Pawel Janas
Sam Kanner
Joey Kennedy
Nico Lake
Ray Lu
Victor Luo
Walden Nelson
Keegan North
Kyle Rutledge
Michael Pardo
Tim Schoch
Jack Shanahan
Pat Shriwise
Dalton Smith
Jason Vallee
Jeff Weis
Joe White

Coach: Andy Neilsen


Eli Artemakis
Nico Lake
Ray Lu
Victor Luo
Pat Shriwise
Dalton Smith
Jason Vallee


Dex Dremann
Kurt Gibson
Jeffrey Holm
Stephan Mance
Zane Rankin
Eric Schumacher
Seth Weaver
Jesse White

Practice Players

Zach Braun
Jesse Johnson
Sam Kaminsky
Sam Tagle

  1. Steve Sullivan
    Steve Sullivan

    Steve Sullivan is the Executive Editor of Ultiworld. He began playing in 2001 at Boston University, helped found and then played 14 seasons with Slow White, and most recently competed with San Francisco Blackbird. He has volunteered as a college Sectional Coordinator, a club Regional Coordinator, served three terms as a player-elected representative for the Mixed division on USAU's Club Working Group, and is currently an At-Large rep on the USAU Board of Directors. He has previously written for the USAU magazine and The Huddle, and was editor of the book "Ultimate: The First Five Decades, Vol II." You can reach him by email ([email protected]) or on Twitter (@sjsully21).



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