Bird Ultimate is a competitive mixed club team from Minnesota. Founded in 2012, we thrive in the competitive North Central Region and we’re always looking for the next challenge. We love to travel to other states and regions and bring tough competition to their best teams.
 

We’re a team committed to equity, democracy, and sustained development of each person on our team. All voices and experiences of our team contribute to our success and frame our work as community members. These beliefs direct the vision of our team on and off the field, helping us fly higher together.

Bird 2018

0 Steve Alexander   Hometown: Minneapolis, MN  Age: 32  Height: 6'0"  College: St. Olaf  Years of Experience: 10  Years on Bird: 4  Spirit Bird: Superb Bird of Paradise  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Moana

0 Steve Alexander

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Age: 32

Height: 6'0"

College: St. Olaf

Years of Experience: 10

Years on Bird: 4

Spirit Bird: Superb Bird of Paradise

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Moana

3 Greta Friedrichs   Hometown: Minneapolis, MN  Age: 18  Height: 4'11"  College: Minnesota*  Years of Experience: 3  Years on Bird: R  Spirit Bird: Kiwi  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Auguste Gusteau

3 Greta Friedrichs

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Age: 18

Height: 4'11"

College: Minnesota*

Years of Experience: 3

Years on Bird: R

Spirit Bird: Kiwi

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Auguste Gusteau

8 Patrick LaCourse   Hometown: Eagan, MN  Age: 20  Height: 6'0"  College: Minnesota State-Mankato*  Years of Experience: 5  Years on Bird: 2  Spirit Bird: Roadrunner from Looney Toons  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Ed the Hyena

8 Patrick LaCourse

Hometown: Eagan, MN

Age: 20

Height: 6'0"

College: Minnesota State-Mankato*

Years of Experience: 5

Years on Bird: 2

Spirit Bird: Roadrunner from Looney Toons

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Ed the Hyena

12 Michael Ruble   Hometown: Golden Valley, MN  Age: 26  Height: 5'8"  College: St. John's  Years of Experience: 9  Years on Bird: 5  Spirit Bird: Raven  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Davy Jones

12 Michael Ruble

Hometown: Golden Valley, MN

Age: 26

Height: 5'8"

College: St. John's

Years of Experience: 9

Years on Bird: 5

Spirit Bird: Raven

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Davy Jones

18 AJ Montanez   Hometown: Minneapolis, MN  Age: 27  Height: 5'9"  College: Villanova  Years of Experience: 6  Years on Bird: 3  Spirit Bird: Phoenix  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Lady Kluck from Robin Hood

18 AJ Montanez

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Age: 27

Height: 5'9"

College: Villanova

Years of Experience: 6

Years on Bird: 3

Spirit Bird: Phoenix

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Lady Kluck from Robin Hood

23 David Stemper   Hometown: St. Cloud, MN  Age: 26  Height: 6'3"  College: St. John's  Years of Experience: 13  Years on Bird: 4  Spirit Bird: Crowned Eagle  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Simba

23 David Stemper

Hometown: St. Cloud, MN

Age: 26

Height: 6'3"

College: St. John's

Years of Experience: 13

Years on Bird: 4

Spirit Bird: Crowned Eagle

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Simba

28 Joe Nelson   Hometown: Apple Valley, MN  Age: 25  Height: 6'0"  College: Minnesota  Years of Experience: 9  Years on Bird: 4  Spirit Bird: Great Grey Owl  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Flash from Zootopia

28 Joe Nelson

Hometown: Apple Valley, MN

Age: 25

Height: 6'0"

College: Minnesota

Years of Experience: 9

Years on Bird: 4

Spirit Bird: Great Grey Owl

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Flash from Zootopia

39 Christine Rosen   Hometown: Eden Prairie, MN  Age: 29  Height: 5'4"  College: Iowa State/Colorado State  Years of Experience: 15  Years on Bird: R  Spirit Bird: Snowy Owl  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: James P. Sullivan

39 Christine Rosen

Hometown: Eden Prairie, MN

Age: 29

Height: 5'4"

College: Iowa State/Colorado State

Years of Experience: 15

Years on Bird: R

Spirit Bird: Snowy Owl

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: James P. Sullivan

57 Sam Kaminsky   Hometown: Hopkins, MN  Age: 21  Height: 6'0"  College: Minnesota*  Years of Experience: 10  Years on Bird: R  Spirit Bird: Grey Duck  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Simba

57 Sam Kaminsky

Hometown: Hopkins, MN

Age: 21

Height: 6'0"

College: Minnesota*

Years of Experience: 10

Years on Bird: R

Spirit Bird: Grey Duck

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Simba

81 Tyler Meyer   Hometown: St. Joseph, MN  Age: 22  Height: 6'3"  College: St. John's  Years of Experience: 10  Years on Bird: R  Spirit Bird: Parakeet  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Hercules

81 Tyler Meyer

Hometown: St. Joseph, MN

Age: 22

Height: 6'3"

College: St. John's

Years of Experience: 10

Years on Bird: R

Spirit Bird: Parakeet

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Hercules

Phil Arets   Hometown: Newburyport, MA  Age: 27  Height: 6'3"  College: Villanova  Years of Experience: 11  Years on Bird: 3  Spirit Bird: Harris Hawk  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Robin Hood

Phil Arets

Hometown: Newburyport, MA

Age: 27

Height: 6'3"

College: Villanova

Years of Experience: 11

Years on Bird: 3

Spirit Bird: Harris Hawk

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Robin Hood

1 Cole Jensen   Hometown: Bloomington, MN  Age: 27  Height: 6'4"  College: Minnesota State - Mankato  Years of Experience: 7  Years on Bird: 3  Spirit Bird: American Bald Eagle  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Hercules

1 Cole Jensen

Hometown: Bloomington, MN

Age: 27

Height: 6'4"

College: Minnesota State - Mankato

Years of Experience: 7

Years on Bird: 3

Spirit Bird: American Bald Eagle

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Hercules

5 Sam Hedrick   Hometown: Minneapolis, MN  Age: 26  Height: 6'1"  College: Luther  Years of Experience: 12  Years on Bird: R  Spirit Bird: Puffin  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Rafiki

5 Sam Hedrick

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Age: 26

Height: 6'1"

College: Luther

Years of Experience: 12

Years on Bird: R

Spirit Bird: Puffin

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Rafiki

10 Erin Mirocha   Hometown: St. Paul, MN  Age: 35  Height: 5'9"  College: Lafayette College (PA)  Years of Experience: 18  Years on Bird: 3  Spirit Bird: Condor  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Robin Hood

10 Erin Mirocha

Hometown: St. Paul, MN

Age: 35

Height: 5'9"

College: Lafayette College (PA)

Years of Experience: 18

Years on Bird: 3

Spirit Bird: Condor

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Robin Hood

14 Jess Hendrickson   Hometown:Amery, WI  Age: 22  Height: 5'5"  College: UW-Eau Claire/Minnesota State-Mankato*  Years of Experience: 4  Years on Bird: R  Spirit Bird: Falcon  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Esmerelda

14 Jess Hendrickson

Hometown:Amery, WI

Age: 22

Height: 5'5"

College: UW-Eau Claire/Minnesota State-Mankato*

Years of Experience: 4

Years on Bird: R

Spirit Bird: Falcon

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Esmerelda

21 Anna Barrett   Hometown: St. Paul, MN  Age: 26  Height: 5'8"  College: Winona State/Minnesota  Years of Experience: 8  Years on Bird: 2  Spirit Bird: Emperor Penguin  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Mulan

21 Anna Barrett

Hometown: St. Paul, MN

Age: 26

Height: 5'8"

College: Winona State/Minnesota

Years of Experience: 8

Years on Bird: 2

Spirit Bird: Emperor Penguin

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Mulan

25 Jacob Salzman   Hometown: New York, NY  Age: 25  Height: 5'10"  College: Grinell  Years of Experience: 10  Years on Bird: 2  Spirit Bird: Rathbone Warbler  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Kronk

25 Jacob Salzman

Hometown: New York, NY

Age: 25

Height: 5'10"

College: Grinell

Years of Experience: 10

Years on Bird: 2

Spirit Bird: Rathbone Warbler

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Kronk

29 Brian Paulus   Hometown: Eden Prairie, MN  Age: 24  Height: 5'6"  College: UW-Madison  Years of Experience: 8  Years on Bird: R  Spirit Bird: Blue Footed Booby  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Stitch

29 Brian Paulus

Hometown: Eden Prairie, MN

Age: 24

Height: 5'6"

College: UW-Madison

Years of Experience: 8

Years on Bird: R

Spirit Bird: Blue Footed Booby

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Stitch

43 Dustin Rooffener   Hometown: Camdenton, MO  Age: 28  Height: 5'9"  College: Minnesota State-Mankato  Years of Experience: 6  Years on Bird: 3  Spirit Bird: Peregrine Falcon   Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Nick Wilde

43 Dustin Rooffener

Hometown: Camdenton, MO

Age: 28

Height: 5'9"

College: Minnesota State-Mankato

Years of Experience: 6

Years on Bird: 3

Spirit Bird: Peregrine Falcon 

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Nick Wilde

61 Brandon Matis   Hometown: Blaine, MN  Age: 26  Height: 6'1"  College: Winona State  Years of Experience: 8  Years on Bird: R  Spirit Bird: Osprey  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain:Kuzco

61 Brandon Matis

Hometown: Blaine, MN

Age: 26

Height: 6'1"

College: Winona State

Years of Experience: 8

Years on Bird: R

Spirit Bird: Osprey

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain:Kuzco

97 Steven Anderson   Hometown: Grayslake, IL  Age: 22  Height: 5'10"  College: Indiana/Bethel*  Years of Experience: 4  Years on Bird: R  Spirit Bird: Puffin  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Mushu

97 Steven Anderson

Hometown: Grayslake, IL

Age: 22

Height: 5'10"

College: Indiana/Bethel*

Years of Experience: 4

Years on Bird: R

Spirit Bird: Puffin

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Mushu

Pericles Nacionales: Coach

Pericles Nacionales: Coach

2 Emilia Lewis   Hometown: Minneapolis, MN  Age: 26  Height: 5'7"  College: St. Olaf  Years of Experience: 8  Years on Bird: R  Spirit Bird: Sandhill Crane  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Emperor Kuzco

2 Emilia Lewis

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Age: 26

Height: 5'7"

College: St. Olaf

Years of Experience: 8

Years on Bird: R

Spirit Bird: Sandhill Crane

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Emperor Kuzco

7 David Shirley   Hometown: Hudson, WI  Age: 33  Height: 6'2"  College: Saint Louis  Years of Experience: 15  Years on Bird: R  Spirit Bird: Dodo  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Aladdin

7 David Shirley

Hometown: Hudson, WI

Age: 33

Height: 6'2"

College: Saint Louis

Years of Experience: 15

Years on Bird: R

Spirit Bird: Dodo

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Aladdin

11 Clara Bils   Hometown: Edina, MN  Age: 17  Height: 5'1"  College: Edina High School  Years of Experience: 3  Years on Bird: R  Spirit Bird: Penguin  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Baymax

11 Clara Bils

Hometown: Edina, MN

Age: 17

Height: 5'1"

College: Edina High School

Years of Experience: 3

Years on Bird: R

Spirit Bird: Penguin

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Baymax

16 Rebecca Morales   Hometown: Hayward, WI  Age: 30  Height: 5'6"  College: Macalester  Years of Experience: 10  Years on Bird: 4  Spirit Bird: Pyrrhuloxia  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Belle

16 Rebecca Morales

Hometown: Hayward, WI

Age: 30

Height: 5'6"

College: Macalester

Years of Experience: 10

Years on Bird: 4

Spirit Bird: Pyrrhuloxia

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Belle

22 Nat Cooper   Hometown: Eden Prairie, MN  Age: 19  Height: 5'4"  College: UW-Eau Claire*  Years of Experience: 6  Years on Bird: R  Spirit Bird: Little Owl  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Flynn Rider

22 Nat Cooper

Hometown: Eden Prairie, MN

Age: 19

Height: 5'4"

College: UW-Eau Claire*

Years of Experience: 6

Years on Bird: R

Spirit Bird: Little Owl

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Flynn Rider

27 Leslie Boey   Hometown: New Berlin, WI  Age: 24  Height: 5'6"  College: UW-Madison  Years of Experience: 7  Years on Bird: R  Spirit Bird: Peacock  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Belle

27 Leslie Boey

Hometown: New Berlin, WI

Age: 24

Height: 5'6"

College: UW-Madison

Years of Experience: 7

Years on Bird: R

Spirit Bird: Peacock

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Belle

30 Tom Grund   Hometown: Prior Lake, MN  Age: 32  Height: 5'10"  College: Kansas State  Years of Experience: 12  Years on Bird: 4  Spirit Bird: Falcon  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Moana

30 Tom Grund

Hometown: Prior Lake, MN

Age: 32

Height: 5'10"

College: Kansas State

Years of Experience: 12

Years on Bird: 4

Spirit Bird: Falcon

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Moana

44 Jonathan Lovagnini   Hometown: Hopkins, MN  Age: 21  Height: 6'1"  College: Luther*  Years of Experience: 7  Years on Bird: R  Spirit Bird: Stork  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Quasimodo

44 Jonathan Lovagnini

Hometown: Hopkins, MN

Age: 21

Height: 6'1"

College: Luther*

Years of Experience: 7

Years on Bird: R

Spirit Bird: Stork

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Quasimodo

Lilly Shapiro   Hometown: Hopkins, MN  Age: 19  Height: 5'3"  College: Minnesota*  Years of Experience: 7  Years on Bird: 2  Spirit Bird: Blue Jay  Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Moana

Lilly Shapiro

Hometown: Hopkins, MN

Age: 19

Height: 5'3"

College: Minnesota*

Years of Experience: 7

Years on Bird: 2

Spirit Bird: Blue Jay

Favorite Disney Hero/Heroine/Villain: Moana

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