Registration Opens for Junior USMNT Talent Identification & Training Camp
by USA Field Hockey
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Field Hockey is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2022-23 Junior U.S. Men’s National Team Talent Identification and Training Camp to be held at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif. from August 5 to 7. This camp will be held in conjunction with at Junior USMNT training weekend.
“This camp will serve as a chance to create more depth in our squads and will be a selection moment for those interested in potentially playing on the Junior U.S. Men’s National Teams,” commented Pat Harris, U-21 USMNT Head Coach. “We would like to use this opportunity to encourage ambitious, young, male field hockey players to learn from a world class staff, compete with and against top players in their age group, and become a part of our hockey family.”
The primary goal of the Talent ID and Training Camp is to discover athletes who, at an early age, show promise for future success at the top-tier of the sport. The Talent ID Camp is the first step for any young male field hockey player (age 12-20) hoping to enter the U.S. Men’s National Team Olympic Development Pathway and reach the highest levels of competition.
The Junior USMNT Talent ID and Training Camp is instructional with a focus on providing insight into what is required of elite athletes and the tools to achieve success at the international level. The camp also assists in selecting athletes for the U.S. U-16, U-18 and U-21 Men’s National Teams. The schedule consists of training/evaluation sessions over the course of three days. Highlights include instruction from some of Team USA’s finest coaches, assistant coaches Harris and Jun Kentwell.
All participants must be current USA Field Hockey Members. To obtain or renew a membership, click here.
The cost of the camp is $585.00 and includes the trainings, meals and lodging. Check-in will take place on Friday, August 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PT, with check-out on Sunday, August 7 at 12:00 p.m. PT.
Registration will be capped at 80 individuals and closes on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 11:59 p.m ET.
For any questions regarding the Junior USMNT Talent ID and Training Camp, reach out to Kathy Schiller, USMNT Manager, at email@example.com.