Mario O'Brien is, at heart, a life long learner, teacher and leader. He currently plays as an offensive handler with Seattle Sockeye and the Seattle Cascades, but has also coached and captained at every level of ultimate from middle school to elite club in the past 5 years. His recent leadership and playing accomplishments include gold at WCBU 2015, a silver medal at the 2015 USAU Club Championships, and the 2015 Seattle ECL co-coach of the year. His professional background, experience, formal education as a teacher, and his desire to give back to the ultimate community inspired RISE UP
, the world's only professional ultimate instructional video company.