Our Board

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2019-2020

Grant BoydExecutive Director, Founder, SafeSport certified
Grant is the Youth Director for the Los Angeles Organization of Ultimate Teams (LAOUT) and the Executive Director and founder of Southern California Youth Ultimate (SCYU). He currently coaches King Middle School in Los Feliz and has coached at both Windward and Marshall High Schools in LA. Grant plays for the SoCal Condors club team, and runs a series of adult ultimate clinics and corporate events through his company Level Up Ultimate. When he’s not on the ultimate field, Grant is an actor, most recently in a film called “Mi America”.
Ian Brown President

Ian has been playing ultimate since 2004 and has experience at the youth, college, club, and local adult levels. He is passionate about growing the sport of Ultimate in ways that expand opportunity to play, protecting and strengthening the culture around SotG, and ensuring the sport expands its organizations, institutions, and infrastructure in a way that benefits and includes everyone. Professionally, he is a management consultant based in San Francisco.
Cliff HannaDirector At-Large
Cliff currently coaches ultimate at Torrey Pines High School and for the U-20 Mixed team So Cal Powerline. He has played ultimate since 1979 including time on teams such as Ga Tech, Chain Lightning, Bay Area Tsunami, Santa Barbara Condors, So Cal Iguanas, and on Team USA at world championship events. Cliff is active in the DUDE community as a member of the Youth Committee; and he received the "volunteer of the year" award from DUDE in 2016. Cliff loves to see women play ultimate with spirit and emotion including his three daughters. When he’s not on the ultimate field (preferably the beach ultimate field), Cliff works at General Atomics, a high-tech company in San Diego, CA.
Nicole Neumiller Director At-Large
Nicole Neumiller is the Director of Programs and Coach at Ultimate Impact, a San Francisco based non-profit focused on youth development through the sport of ultimate. Since 2009, Nicole has coached mixed, boys, and girls at the high school, middle school, and elementary-school level in Seattle and the San Francisco Bay Area; including coaching the Bay Area Youth Club Championship U17 girls' team, Belly of the Beast, and the U20 mixed team Happy Cows. She was the founding President of Bay Area Disc Association's Girls Advisory board. Nicole started playing ultimate in college where she played in the womxns', mixed, and open divisions before playing club in Seattle and San Francisco. Nicole currently coaches the womxns' club team Tempo.
Loryn Kanemaru Director At-Large
Loryn is an active member of the San Francisco Bay Area ultimate community. She has been playing ultimate since 2007 for team such as UC San Diego Psycho, Fury, Nightlock, and LOL. In her professional life, Loryn is a product manager for family products at Avast Software.
Carla Slater KettrickBoard Member Emeritus
Carla begin playing ultimate in 1990, followed by experiences with club teams in both San Francisco and Dallas culminating in several trips to Club Sectionals, Club Regionals and two trips to Nationals in the Masters Division. As an USAU certified coach, Carla works with the Youth Committee for DUDE helping to organize and run clinics for middle and high school athletes. Carla also works as the Speak Up Tour clinic coordinator for Early Recognition Is Critical (E.R.I.C.).
Melinda LeeBoard Member Emeritus
Melinda is the President of Sacramento Ultimate Players Association (SUPA), whose focus is to grow the sport by providing opportunities for everyone to play year round, encouraging player development at all levels, and growing the community through the Spirit of the Game. She has been playing ultimate since 2002 in Boston, the Bay Area, and Sacramento with trips to Mixed Nationals and Master's Women's Nationals. When not on the field, Melinda is developing creative and managing new projects as VP for Celadon Creative, a female-owned marketing and events firm, or finding new ways to get into the backcountry with her snowboard/skis, mountain bike, and paddleboard.
Debbie LiuBoard Member Emeritus
Debbie is an active member of the Bay Area ultimate community. She currently captains the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, a USAU Select women's team, but has also played mixed, women's masters, and leagues. Outside of ultimate, she is a program manager in tech and a volunteer who teaches nonprofits how to get their organizations online.