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Compete in GCU Ultimate

The Grand Canyon University Ultimate Club came to fruition due to the increasing popularity of the sport on campus. The team allows members to learn and compete in a non-traditional sport, while also allowing them to be part of a rising campus program. GCU Ultimate competes in local and out-of-state tournaments against a variety of teams throughout the USA Ultimate organization. The goal of GCU Ultimate is to grow and develop new GCU players to prepare them to compete at regional and national levels. GCU Ultimate is looking to expand with more payers who want to compete with the team.

Pay your dues for the GCU Ultimate here.

Pay your dues for the GCU Academy Ultimate Club here.

Ultimate Schedules

Showing 2020-2021

Day Date   Opponent/Details Location Time Score
No Results for 2020-2021

GCU Ultimate Roster

  • #0 Aaron Nunn (C)
  • #1 Jacob VanGerpen (C)
  • #2 Micah Gross (C)
  • #3 Brayden Beeman
  • #4 Nikolas Rivera
  • #5 Denver Thumm
  • #7 Brian Bodine
  • #8 Elijah Salmon
  • #10 Mario Pellegrini
  • #11 Jake Dibley
  • #12 Tucker Olson
  • #13 Ethan Baker
  • #14 Grant Goodman
  • #15 Corbin Laird
  • #16 Austin Anderson
  • #18 Andrew Perez
  • #19 Nate Burgess
  • #20 Rhet McCullough
  • #21 Max Lovrak
  • #24 Joey Thomas
  • #28 Jake Paulson

Academy Team

  • #6 Caitlin Slinkman
  • #9 Isiah Lucero
  • #17 Luke Levene
  • #22 Felix Marquez
  • #23 Josh Olsen
  • #25 Dom DePrez
  • #26 Nathan Wilch
  • #27 Jesse Wilch

Ultimate Coaching Staff

Jacob VanGerpen

Team Captain

Jacob VanGerpen is a senior at Grand Canyon University from Spokane, Washington. He is competing in his fourth and final season with GCU Ultimate and second as Team Captain. As a team captain, VanGerpen is responsible for growing the team on campus and building a competitive culture in all areas.

VanGerpen first started playing Ultimate in high school just for fun.  He stepped up to a competitive level his freshman year at GCU where he joined the Ultimate Club team and was voted Rookie of the Year by his teammates. During the 2019-2020 season, VanGerpen played in all 17 games for the Lopes, leading the offense with 22 goals.

VanGerpen studies Exercise Science with an emphasis in Sports Performance. He is also a member of an exercise physiology research group on campus and hopes to attend chiropractic school following his undergraduate degree at GCU.

Aaron Nunn

Team Captain

Aaron Nunn is a junior at Grand Canyon University from Grass Valley, California. He is competing in his third season with GCU Ultimate and second season as a team captain. 

He first started playing Ultimate in a local summer league before his senior year of high school. Nunn then continued to play for a local high school team, Air Traffic Control, competing in the Bay Area Disc Association before coming to GCU. During the 2019-2020 season, Nunn played in all 17 games for the Lopes, and ranked second on the team in assists and goals. 

Nunn studies Applied Business Analytics at GCU and is a Life Leader on campus. 

Eli Salmon

Team Captain

Eli Salmon is a sophomore at Grand Canyon University from Indio, California, studying Exercise Science with an emphasis in Sports Performance. He is also a member of the Havocs and business club on campus and enjoys playing FROLF with friends.

Salmon is entering his second season with GCU Ultimate and first as Team Captain. Prior to his freshman year at GCU, Salmon had no formal ultimate experience aside from scrimmages with friends and family. He quickly gained experience by playing in all 17 games for the Lopes in the 2019-2020 season.