To Vancouver Riptide Supporters and the BC Ultimate Community

The Vancouver Riptide began operations in 2014 to fill out the new West Division in the AUDL. We had to really hustle to get ready for our first season but the lower mainland had all the ingredients required to launch a competitive new team in the AUDL; a large pool of elite level club players, an active Ultimate Association, a demographic ... More

2017 Vancouver Riptide Tryouts Announced

Today the Vancouver Riptide of the American Ultimate Disc League announce that their open tryouts for 2017 will take place on February 5th, 2017. Tryouts will be open to anyone interested in playing for the Riptide in the 2017 season. The tryouts will take place indoors at Callahan Burnaby 8 Rinks in Burnaby BC. Players may sign up for 1 of 2 ... More

Vancouver Riptide Hold Successful “Dry-Out”

Photos copyright Jeff Bell Story by Paul WangThe Vancouver Riptide held their first annual combine on the evening of February 13th, 2016. Over 50 prospects from as far away as Victoria and Cowichan Bay gathered at Point Grey Secondary with hopes of earning their blue and green jerseys.The positivity of the participants was ... More

Riptide Add New Coaching Staff

By Scott LewisPhoto copyright Jeff BellThe makeover for the Vancouver Riptide of AUDL continues. Several top notch new players have already been added to the team, and now we can announce a very special coaching duo will be calling the shots.Ladies and gentlemen, let us introduce two familiar names from the Vancouver Ultimate ... More

Vancouver Riptide Announce Tryout Date

New management, new coaches – it just might be the time for some new players on the Vancouver Riptide too.And maybe you think you can be one of those new players. If so, your chance is approaching quickly.On Saturday, February 13th, the Riptide will be holding open tryouts from 6-10 p.m. at Point Grey High School on the west side ... More

Vancouver Riptide Invest in the Future

 To be a strong sports franchise, a team needs to have a pipeline of young talent coming up the ranks, and it needs to ensure these young players develop to the fullest of their potential. The Vancouver Riptide are following this model by establishing the Vancouver Riptide Athlete Development Programme. The objective is to invest ... More

Riptide Sign Sinclair, Vasilyev, Davis

Vancouver Riptide have taken a big step towards a successful 2016 AUDL season by re-signing two of last year's captains, Alex Davis and Myles Sinclair, and adding veteran Anatoly Vasilyev, coming over from Toronto Rush. Together with the already-announced signing of Morgan Hibbert, these four veteran form a strong core for the Riptide ... More

Vancouver Riptide Sign Hibbert and Chatha

With their first two signings for the 2016 AUDL season, Morgan Hibbert and Gagan Chatha, the Vancouver Riptide have served notice that they intend to rule the air. Morgan Hibbert, the D-line linchpin of any team he plays on, has been recognized as one of the best defenders in ultimate for more than a decade. With him covering the ... More

Vancouver Riptide Announce Brian Gisel as new General Manager

ANNOUNCEMENTThe Vancouver Riptide is pleased to announce that Brian Gisel has joined the organization as their new General Manager. Brian is no stranger to the Ultimate Community in Vancouver and has led operations for the MLU Vancouver Nighthawks as their GM for the past 3 seasons. Brian will bring with him, a group of sales and operat... More

Spiders washed away in Tide

The Vancouver Riptide came into Sunday’s game against the San Jose Spiders having made some mental adjustments following their loss the night before in Seattle against the Cascades. They now sat at a disappointing season record of 2-5, but had spent a bus ride home mulling over the game.  Sunday, however, would become a huge transform... More