Total Events Major Wins Non-Major Wins
54 1 3
  • Rodney
  • Sanchez
  • Rodney Sanchez
  • United States
  • Woodland, CA
  • Milwaukee, WI, US
  • Dharma teacher, Masters in English Literature, office support in the nonprofit sector.
  • Starting playing in the Fall of 1980. Began to compete in Spring of 1981.
  • Career Highlights

    FPA Open Pairs World Champion with Gina Sample in 1994. 2nd place 1984 World Disc with Skippy Jammer. Eating in Italy.

  • How I Started

    I was exposed to the Disc sports at SSU. In the Fall of 1980, I took the Frisbee P.E. Class there. I began by playing ultimate, then, once I learned how to delay, and with all the jammers around, I quickly became mesmerized by spin, and was hooked.

Player Details

  • Favorite Moves

    The indeginous and angle changes are my favorites. I enjoy watching folks display their talents whatever the move may be.

  • Mentors

    While at Sonoma State University, I was blessed to be around many fine players. The list included Evan David, Corey Basso, Jane Engelhart, g. rose, Margaret Curtis, and my teacher, Skippy Jammer. Another influence, up in Chico, was Larry Imperiale.

  • Partners

    My first partner was Bob Gossett. Then Skippy Jammer and Margaret Curtis. Keith Armstrong, Bethany Porter, Gina Sample, Bethany Porter Sanchez, Tom Leitner, Dave Schiller, Joel Rogers, Randy Silvey, Jeff Kruger, Cindy Kruger, Matteo, the Earth, the Air and the Sky.

  • Sponsors

    Mom, Bethany, the Universe.

  • Other Fun

    Bethany, travel, cooking, music, poetry.

Tournament History

EventDivisionRoundFinish
1994 FPA World ChampionshipsOpen PairsFinals1
EventDivisionRoundFinish
2008 FPA World ChampionshipsCo-opFinals5
2007 Virginia StatesOpen FormatFinals2
2006 Wisconsin StatesOpen FormatFinals2
2006 FPA World ChampionshipsCo-opFinals7
2006 The JammersOpen PairsFinals5
2006 30th Annual Virginia States Frisbee ChampionshipsOpen FormatFinals2
2005 30th Annual Arizona State Freestyle/OverallOpen FormatFinals3
2005 30th Annual Wisconsin State Overall ChampionshipsOpen PairsFinals2
2005 FPA World Freestyle Frisbee ChampionshipsOpen PairsFinals8
2005 Seaside SuperHeinIndividual OpenFinals11
2005 Virginia StatesOpen FormatFinals6
2004 AmsterjamOpen FormatFinals4
2004 Virginia States Overall ChampionshipsOpen FormatFinals2
2004 Seaside Super HeinOtherFinals7
2003 AZ StatesOpen FormatFinals3
2003 FPA World Freestyle ChampionshipsMixed PairsFinals2
2003 World Disc GamesOpen PairsFinals8
2003 World Masters/Juniors Overall ChampionshipsOpen FormatFinals2
2003 San Diego Beach Freestyle Frisbee Tournament at Mission BeachOpen PairsFinals6
2003 Virginia State Overall ChampionshipOpen FormatFinals6
2002 FPA World ChampionshipsOpen PairsFinals4
2002 SummerfestOpen PairsFinals6
2002 Virginia StatesOpen FormatFinals4
2000 Wisconsin StatesMasters OpenFinals2
2000 Masters Flying Disc ChampionshipsOpen FormatFinals5
1998 Paganello – RiminiOpen FormatFinals3
1996 Wintertime OpenOpen FormatFinals3
1995 World Beach InvitationalMixed PairsFinals8
1995 FPA World ChampionshipsOpen PairsFinals4
1995 FPA Eastern Nat’l Flying Disc ChampionshipsOpen PairsFinals2
1995 FPA Northwest ChampionshipsMixed PairsFinals4
1995 Wintertime OpenOpen FormatFinals3
1994 Santa Monica CupOpen PairsFinals6
1994 FPA World ChampionshipsMixed PairsFinals8
1994 US Open Flying Disc ChampionshipsOpen FormatFinals3
1994 Northwest ChampionshipsMixed PairsFinals4
1994 La Mirada Spring OverallOpen PairsFinals3
1994 World Beach InvitationalOpen PairsFinals3
1993 Amazing Flying Disc ChampionshipsOpen PairsFinals3
1993 FPA WorldsMixed PairsFinals8
1993 Northwest ChampionshipsMixed PairsFinals5
1993 California State Overall ChampionshipsCo-opFinals3
1992 Ventura Fall ClassicCo-opFinals3
1992 Freestyle Players Association Worlds ChampionshipsOpen PairsFinals3
1990 FPA World ChampionshipsOpen PairsFinals7
EventDivisionRoundFinish
2008 FPA World ChampionshipsOpen PairsPreliminaries3
2007 FPA World ChampionshipsOpen PairsPrelim Seeding1
2007 The JammersOpen FormatSemi-Finals4
2006 FPA World ChampionshipsOpen PairsPrelim Seeding9
2006 The JammersOpen PairsSemi-Finals3
2006 30th Annual Virginia States Frisbee ChampionshipsOpen FormatSemi Playoff1
2005 30th Annual Arizona State Freestyle/OverallOpen FormatSemi-Finals2
2005 FPA World Freestyle Frisbee ChampionshipsOpen PairsPreliminaries1
2004 AmsterjamOpen FormatPreliminaries3
2004 FPA World Freestyle Frisbee ChampionshipsOpen PairsPreliminaries2
2002 World Masters Overall Flying Disc ChampionshipsOpen FormatSemi-Finals3
2002 FPA World ChampionshipsOpen PairsPreliminaries1
2000 FPA World ChampionshipsOpen PairsPreliminaries3
1997 Wintertime OpenOpen FormatPreliminaries3
1995 FPA World ChampionshipsOpen PairsPreliminaries2
1994 Santa Monica CupOpen PairsPreliminaries3
1994 FPA World ChampionshipsCo-opSemi-Finals3