Meet Your Leadership Team
Dylan is currently a Senior at Montclair High School who started playing Ultimate in the Spring of 6th grade. He joined as a founding member of the Montclair Middle School team, the Montclair Goslings. In 8th grade he played for an experimental DEVYL All-Star Team with the top young players of New Jersey. He then joined the Montclair Geese during his freshman year. During the 2021-2022 season he began to help run the team and became the Director of Operations, managing program logistics. He was subsequently elected to the leadership team of the Montclair Geese for the 2022-2023 season. He works hard to bring the Montclair Ultimate community together and create a strong group of players both on and off the field.
When he is not playing Ultimate, Dylan enjoys spending time outdoors. He loves hiking and backpacking - leading expeditions with friends and his younger brother in different mountain ranges. Dylan is also a big whitewater kayaker, paddling local rivers and and kayak surfing in the ocean. Whether it be hiking, backpacking, whitewater kayaking, or rock climbing, he loves nature and what it has to offer. Dylan also plays the piano - performing around town, playing and singing with friends, scoring short films, or just making music.
Elliot Albright is a Senior at Montclair High School that has been playing Ultimate since 6th grade. He played on Montclair's founding Middle School team and made the New Jersey DEVYL All Star team in 2019. Elliot has played for the Montclair Geese for four years in the Spring and Fall while in the Summer he play for DEVYL's U20 Boys Club Team. On the field Elliot has the super power of incredible speed, catching deep throughs and outrunning defenders with ease. He has been a core member of the Montclair Ultimate leadership team since the start of his Junior year, helping organizing both the Middle School and High School programs.
Outside of Ultimate Elliot is on Montclair High School's robotics team as the electronics team lead. He enjoys building circuit's, creating things, and writing programs. From building automated light switches to handcrafted music boxes Elliot loves buidling, woodworking, welding and metal forging.
Griffin van Rhyn
Griffin is a senior at Montclair highschool who helped to create the Middle School ultimate team in Montclair 2018. The next season he played with the DEVYL All-Star Team, a conglomerate of the best Middle School players in New Jersey. During his 2019-2020 season and his 2020-2021 season he played for the U-17 Summer Devyl team, and for his 2021-2022 season he played for the U-20 Summer Devyl team. He currently plays for the Montclair Geese, which he joined in the fall season of his freshman year. A starting handler since freshman year Griffin has contributed greatly to the strategy elements of the team. He helped introduce the team to the Ho-Stack offense that they run today and continues to coach the team and teach new players the intricacies of ultimate frisbee. He is currently the third member of the leadership team as well as Director of Coaching and Strategy and is excited to introduce new ideas for the 2023-2024 season.
Outside of Ultimate Frisbee, Griffin enjoys reading and the great outdoors. His current favorite book is the Aurora series by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. He loves fishing for basically anything that will bite and has recently taken on the challenge of fly fishing. While he didn't get to do much snowboarding this winter, Griffin is an avid snowboarder that also loves to wakeboard in the summertime! Camping, Hiking, getting lost, Griffin is always up for anything that has to do with nature!
In our student run model players can step up into leadership positions and allow our team and program to flourish. Every player in our program helps contribute to Montclair Ultimate and its operations. This includes team store and merchandise directors, social media managers, transportation directors, team captains and coaches, Middle school coaches and organizers, communication directors and more.