U18 Coach Announcement + Call for U18 Players Expression of Interest

Ultimate Victoria is pleased to announce the Coaches for the Victorian U18 representative teams, the Blaze (Women’s) and the Bandicoots (Men’s) who will lead our Victorian teams at the Australian Youth Ultimate Championships to be held in Adelaide from 7th to 9th July in 2018. U18 Player Expressions of Interest are also now open.

The positions of Team Manager for both the Blaze and Bandicoots teams are still vacant. If you are interested in fulfilling the role as manager for either of these teams, complete an Application Form and send to jack@ultimatevictoria.com.au by Monday 9th April.

A copy of the position description is here.

Congratulations to the following Victorian U18 Coaches for the 2018 Campaign.

Blaze (Women’s)

Head Coach: Jinwei Tang
Assistant Coaches: Anita So and Joel Moskovic
Manager: Vacant
Selectors: Sally Yu and Caroline Ma


(Jinwei Tang, Anita So and Joel Moskovic)

Jinwei, Anita and Joel bring with them years of diverse playing and coaching experience within the Ultimate community and a passion for individual player development. Combined, they have experience at World, National, and State level campaigns as players, as well as experience of coaching various open, mixed and women’s teams at club level.

Bandicoots (Men’s)

Head Coach: Tipman Wong
Assistant Coaches: Tom Boyle and Anthony O’Hagan
Manager: Vacant
Selectors: Greta Murdoch and Dan Rule


(Tipman Wong, Tom Boyle and Anthony O’Hagan)                Photo Credit: Pat Thorpe Ultimate Photography

As Head Coach, Tipman brings with him 5 years of U18 state campaign coaching experience.  Tom and Anthony will bring their longstanding experience as prior U18 Bandicoot players and captains as well as their experience as Australian Junior representative players, as Assistant Coaches to Tipman this year.

Ultimate Victoria wishes all of our coaches an enjoyable and fulfilling time building their teams. We would like to also thank everyone for showing interest in applying for these roles, and a special thank you to the UV Appointment Panel in Chloe McDonald, Greta Murdoch, Simon Talbot and Jack Toebelman.


U18 Player Expressions of Interest

Ultimate Victoria is also now calling for U18 Player Expressions of Interest for the Blaze and Bandicoots teams. To express your interest, click the team you would like to try out for below and complete the online EOI form by 5.00pm Friday 20th April.

Selection Events

When: Saturday 21st April and Sunday 22nd April
(Attendance at both days is highly encouraged)
Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm*
Where: Ron Barassi Senior Park, Docklands (map)
*Check EOI form for specific timings

Further information about each campaign can be found in the expression of interest forms.

Even if you are a beginner or just started to play Ultimate Frisbee, the coaches would love to have you come to try outs. It will be an opportunity to have great fun, learn new skills and get to meet others who are interested in playing Ultimate! Sign up today!

If you can’t make these selection days and would like to improve your chances of selection, please send a written summary of your previous experience / current skill evaluation and a reference from someone established in the Victorian Ultimate community to jack@ultimatevictoria.com.au

Any further queries can be sent to our Development Officer: jack@ultimatevictoria.com.au