DC Shadow

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Washington, DC Shadow
LeaguePremier Ultimate League
Based inWashington, DC
PresidentDave Tornquist
Head coachAllison Maddux

DC Shadow is a Premier Ultimate League (PUL) professional women's ultimate team based in Washington, D.C.[1] They joined the PUL as part of the 2020 expansion[2][3] but as a result of the league's decision to cancel the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic[4] they did not compete in a full season until 2022.[5]

Franchise history[edit]

On December 3, 2019 the PUL, which held its inaugural season in 2019,[6][7][8] announced that it would be adding 4 new teams, including the DC Shadow, Milwaukee Monarchs, Portland Rising,[9] and Minnesota Strike.[2]

Current coaching staff[edit]

  • Head coach – Allison Maddux
  • Assistant coach (Strategy & Defense) - Chance Cochran
  • Assistant coach (Strategy & Offense) - John Agan
  • Assistant coach (Operations & Community Liaison) - Kelly Ross

All-time head coaches[edit]

# Name Term Regular Season Playoffs
1 Allison Maddux 2020- Season canceled due to COVID-19


  1. ^ "Listen: D.C.'s women's Ultimate team gets another shot at a championship". WAMU. Retrieved 20 June 2023.
  2. ^ a b comments, Charlie Eisenhood in News with 0 (2019-12-03). "Premier Ultimate League Adding Four Teams For 2020 Season". Ultiworld. Retrieved 2020-05-19.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  3. ^ "Forbes - Women's Professional Ultimate Frisbee League Announces Expansion". PORTLAND RISING. Retrieved 2020-05-26.
  4. ^ comments, Charlie Eisenhood in News with 0 (2020-03-12). "Western Ultimate League Postpones Start of Season Due to Coronavirus Outbreak". Ultiworld. Retrieved 2020-05-20.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  5. ^ Turner, Tyrone; Sheikh, Ayan. "DC's Pro Women's Ultimate Team Stopped Short in Semifinals". DCist. Retrieved 20 June 2023.
  6. ^ Zagoria, Adam (2019-06-28). "Born of a Boycott, a Women's Ultimate Frisbee League Charts Its Own Path". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-05-26.
  7. ^ "Welcome to the Women's Ultimate Frisbee League - Ms. Magazine". msmagazine.com. Retrieved 2020-05-26.
  8. ^ comments, Kelsey Hayden in News with 0 (2020-02-28). "Inside The Premier Ultimate League, Western Ultimate League Tryouts". Ultiworld. Retrieved 2020-05-26.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  9. ^ "Professional Ultimate team to come to Portland". WCSH. Retrieved 2020-05-26.

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