College Season Training and Recruitment (STAR) Program


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 The College STAR (Season Training and Recruitment) Program offers year-round learning opportunities designed for college teams.  Programs include online webinars with leaders in the ultimate community and skills clinics at our national-level events.  


2019/2020 STAR Events

October 19           January         March      
April
                         


Planning your season with an equity lens, with Zara Cadoux

                                                   

     

 

College Registration and Team Leadership 

 

 

     

 

TBD

                                   

     

 

Playing with Observers, with Mitch Dengler

 

                                   

 

 


 

Resources

 



 

 


 

College Women's Startup Project

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2017 was the innaugural year for the newest STAR offering, the College Women's Startup Project. The College Women's Startup Project is designed to help foster the growth of college women's ultimate by incentivizing new teams and facilitating the development of new women's programs. 


Who can apply?

  • Brand new college women’s programs or teams who have not participated in the college series in the past two years.


Benefits:

 

Free USA Ultimate college memberships

  

Free USA Ultimate college memberships for a period of three years, allocated in the following manner: 

  • year 1 – 10 free memberships 
  • year 2 – 7 free memberships 
  • year 3 – 5 free memberships 
       
 

Free team startup kit

  

Free team kit in year one. Kit includes discs, cones, skills & drills manuals, stickers and handouts. ($120 value)

       
 

Support network

  

Connection to women’s team alumni network - a network of ultimate players with experience founding and/or developing college women's programs, who will serve as sources of information and support.

       
 

Coaching help

  

Free coach membership, contingent upon completing all educational requirements. 

 

VC Discounts and Coaches' Gear

  

Discounts on uniforms and merchandise from the VC online store, free coaches' long sleeve jerseys, team promotion through VC's social media channels, and more.

 

Requirements: 

  • Periodic communication with and updates sent to USA Ultimate staff.
  • Compliance with administrative requirements of the program.
  • Participation in the college series.

 

To Apply: 

Applications for the 2020 season are now open! Click the link below:


APPLY HERE


Questions?

 

Current Women's Startup Project Teams

2017 Teams

- Allegheny
- Christopher Newport
- Drexel
- East Carolina
- Pittsburgh B
- Providence
- Saint Joseph's
- St. Thomas
- Wheaton
 

  

2018 Teams

- Air Force
- Alabama-Huntsville
- Colorado School of Mines
- Florida Institue of Technology
- Franciscan
- Illinois-Chicago
- Kentucky
- New Mexico
- Tulsa
- Utah State

  

2019 Teams

- Ave Maria
- Carnegie Mellon B
- Hampshire College
- Houston
- Marist
- Memphis
- Michigan Tech
- North Carolina-Charlotte
- SUNY-New Paltz
- Wisconsin-Osh Kosh

 

 


 

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