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Joel Schlachet

Biography

I was born and raised in San Diego. I played sports all the way to high school and then gave up all sports after freshman year. I surfed and played soccer, roller hockey and football (a short-lived career at 90 pounds). I only picked up ultimate in college at the University of California-Berkeley.

The week before leaving San Diego for Berkeley, I was talked into playing full-field beach ultimate with 30 people on the field at time, under the lights of a hotel. I played twice that week and decided to sign up for the UC-Berkeley ultimate team. After seeing that they had placed second in the nation two years before, I almost dropped out before even starting. However, I had enough fun at the first tryout, made some new friends and stuck with the sport.

I now live in Berkeley with my fiancée, Heather, and our two cats. In my professional life, I’m an operations manager at Everlaw, Inc. My hobbies include traveling, skiing, weightlifting, squash, hiking, being outdoors, being indoors and not doing anything.

Fun Facts about Joel:

  • I have a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
  • I play Scrabble the not-fun way with two-letter words.
  • I decided recently to become a huge fan of the English Premier League team West Bromwich Albion F.C. (Boing Boing!).

Playing History

Year Team
2008-Present San Francisco Revolver
2016 U.S. Men's National Team - WUGC
2005-2009 University of California-Berkeley UGMO

Career Highlights

Year Highlight
2016 Silver - National Championships
2016 Gold - World Ultimate and Guts Championships
2015 Gold - National Championships
2014 Gold - World Ultimate Club Championships
2013 Gold - National Championships
2012 Silver - National Championships
2012 Gold - World Ultimate and Guts Championships
2011 Gold - National Championships
2010 Gold - National Championships
2010 Gold - World Ultimate Club Championships
2009 Silver - National Championships

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