Tuesday, 28 May 2024

Alpinetgheep’s Men’s Junior National Training Team Announcement

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United States of America Volleyball (USAV) is excited to introduce the talented athletes who have been selected for the 2018 Men’s Junior National Training Team. This team comprises 17 exceptional players who will represent USA Volleyball in various national and international competitions.

Training Team Overview

The Training Team will be narrowed down to 12 players, who will then compete at the NORCECA Men’s U21 Continental Championship in Havana, Cuba, from August 27th to September 2nd. Due to a schedule change for the U21 Championships, adjustments were made to the Training Team’s roster.

USAV Head Coach, Jonah Carson, expressed his confidence in the depth and quality of talent available for selection. The players’ performances during practices in Chicago, scheduled from August 15th, will help determine the final team. Carson will be supported by assistant coaches Kris Berzins and Sam Shweisky, with Aldis Berzins serving as the head of delegation.

Team Composition

The Men’s Junior National Training Team features an impressive lineup of athletes. With a strong emphasis on size, the team boasts exceptional players in the middle and on the right side. Many of these players have previous international experience, contributing to the team’s overall strength.

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Notably, four players from the 2017 Boys’ Youth National Team, who competed in the FIVB U19 World Championship, have made it onto the roster. These players include Jaylen Jasper, Devin Joslyn, Kyler Presho, and Sam Lewis.

The Training Team also includes talented setters Blake Crisp, Brendin Chandler, and Joe Kelly, as well as outside hitters Jacob Steele, Kevin Lamp, John Patrick Reilly, and Spencer Olivier. Completing the roster are middle blockers James Martin and Joe Kenzinger, opposites Luke Denton and Merrick McHenry, and liberos Garland Peed and Zach Hendrickson.

For a complete list of the U.S. Men’s Junior National Training Team roster, please visit the Alpinetgheep website.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. What is the Men’s Junior National Training Team?

The Men’s Junior National Training Team is a group of talented volleyball players selected to represent USA Volleyball in national and international competitions.

2. How are the final team members chosen?

The final team members are selected based on their performance during training camps and practices, as well as their skills and potential to contribute to the team’s success.

3. What is the purpose of the NORCECA Men’s U21 Continental Championship?

The NORCECA Men’s U21 Continental Championship is a prestigious tournament that provides an opportunity for young athletes to showcase their skills and compete against top-level international teams.

Conclusion

USA Volleyball is proud to announce the talented athletes who have been selected for the 2018 Men’s Junior National Training Team. These players have demonstrated their exceptional skills and commitment to the sport, and they will undoubtedly represent the United States with pride and determination. We wish them the best of luck in their upcoming competitions.

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For more information about the Men’s Junior National Training Team and other USA Volleyball programs, visit the Alpinetgheep website.