1st Tryout Recap!

Looking in on the atmosphere in the dome, you never would have known that overnight temps dropped to -20 in Minnesota the night before the first tryout for the 2022 Minnesota Strike roster on January 2nd. Upon arrival, participants came bubbling with excited energy, enthusiastic to play – some for the first time in months. The…

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2022 Tryout Evaluation Committee

Strike leadership began planning for 2022 with a goal to make the tryout process as equitable as possible. In furtherance of that goal, Strike Leadership, led by Operations Manager Leslie Boey, have comprised a tryout Evaluation Committee who will be tasked with selecting the Strike 2022 Roster. The committee will base decisions on selection criteria…

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Announcing 2022 Coaches

Join us in welcoming Holly Denecour, Courtney Kiesow, and Carlos Lopez, our 2022 Strike Coaching Staff! These three coaches bring a breadth of experience coaching High School, YCC, College, and the Junior National Team. Strike is proud to take the field under the leadership of Holly, Courtney and Carlos for the 2022 season. Holly joins…

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Dates Set for 2022 Tryouts

After almost 2 years of focusing on our organization and community events such as our Racial Justice Speakers Series and Youth Mentorship Program, Strike is excited to be BACK ON THE FIELD for the 2022 Season! Strike will host two open tryouts January 2 from 1:30-4pm and January 8 from 7-9pm. Players are encouraged to…

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Welcome Taylor McDonald – Communications Manager!

We are excited to welcome Taylor McDonald to the Strike Operations Team as Communications Manager! Taylor is a creative designer with over ten years experience in communications and marketing. She holds her MSc in Psychological and Psychiatric Anthropology and uses this background to inform her designs and client work. She is passionate about developing fun,…

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Strike Hosts Racial Justice Speakers Series

As part of our commitment to working to dismantle systemic racism and white supremacy, and to educating ourselves and facilitating educational opportunities for our community, Minnesota Strike, in partnership with Minnesota Ultimate, has organized a Racial Justice Speakers Series. These events feature a local nonprofit organization working to advance racial justice and equity in Minnesota.…

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We’re Hiring!

Strike is looking to add a Communications Manager to our team! This individual will work with Strike leadership to create a communications and social media plan, create content for social media, draft and send the Strike newsletter, may also draft blog posts and communicate with sponsors, and more. Ideal qualifications include a passion for promoting…

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2020 Mentorship Program Recap

Following cancellation of the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Strike created a Youth Mentorship Program, with the goal of furthering our values of equity and community even though we couldn’t meet in person.  The program, which was open to high school and college age girls, women, non-binary people and those with other marginalized…

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2020 Mentorship Program Launch!

We are excited to announce the Strike Mentorship Program! Given that we currently can’t take the field, hold clinics, or be together at games, we’re hoping to give back to our community and create connections through the mentorship program, which pairs young players with elite athletes and coaches. Open to girls, women, transgender and nonbinary…

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Thank You to our Founding Supporters!

In January 2020, Strike ran a 10-day Inaugural Season Fundraising Campaign, asking our community for financial support to help with the start-up costs to launch womxn’s pro ultimate in Minnesota. It was also an opportunity to share some fun thank-you gifts with you! We set an initial goal of $5,000, which would cover our first…

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