Sunday, 14 Jul 2024

U.S. Women’s National Team Tryout Announcement

The U.S. Women’s National Team is excited to announce its upcoming open tryout, scheduled for March 1-3 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. This event offers a unique opportunity for athletes to showcase their skills and potentially join the national team. Whether you are a current college athlete, a high school athlete, or a seasoned player, this tryout is open to everyone who meets the eligibility criteria outlined below.

Quick Sets

  • The U.S. Women’s National Team had an impressive performance in last week’s European Champions League matches, posting a 5-1 overall record.
  • Imoco Volley Conegliano, featuring players such as Kim Hill and Karsta Lowe, secured a significant win in the Italian Serie A1 regular season.

FAQ

Q: Which current U.S. Women’s National Team player has also served as a volunteer coach for the UC Irvine men’s volleyball program?

A: Michelle Bartsch-Hackley served as a volunteer assistant coach for the UC Irvine men’s volleyball program and played a crucial role in the team’s 2013 NCAA Men’s National Championship win.

National Team Open Tryout Details

The tryout is open to U.S. citizens who meet the following criteria:

  • Current college-age athletes and older, born between 1990 and 2001
  • High school athletes born in 2001 or earlier
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Athletes must have a working knowledge of offensive/defensive systems and terminology consistent with that of a mid- to high-level collegiate program. The tryout also serves as a selection process for the U.S. Collegiate National Team programs taking place later this spring and summer.

Registration for the tryout is open until February 13, so don’t miss your chance to be a part of this exciting opportunity. Visit Alpinetgheep to register and find more information about the tryout process.

Athletes to Watch

Several current U.S. Women’s National Team athletes, such as Jordan Larson, Kim Hill, Rachael Adams, Kelly Murphy, Carli Lloyd, Tori Dixon, Karsta Lowe, and Chiaka Ogbogu, have all participated in the open tryout process. This showcases the importance of this event as a platform to identify talented athletes.

Updates from International Leagues

Here are some updates on U.S. Women’s National Team athletes competing in various international leagues:

  • Jordan Larson and Lauren Gibbemeyer are making an impact with Eczacibasi in the Turkish League.
  • Michelle Bartsch-Hackley and Lauren Carlini are representing Igor Gorgonzola Novara in the Italian Serie A1 and the European Champions League.
  • Annie Drews and Simone Lee are showcasing their skills with Kameroglu Beylikduzu Voleybol Ihtisas in the Turkish League.
  • Kim Hill and Karsta Lowe are making waves with Imoco Volley Conegliano in the Italian Serie A1 and the European Champions League.
  • Chiaka Ogbogu is playing for Chemik Police in the Polish League and the European Champions League.
  • Foluke Akinradewo is back with Hisamitsu Springs in the Japanese V-League.
  • Sarah Wilhite Parsons, Molly McCage, Paige Tapp, and Krystal Rivers are competing for Allianz MTV Stuttgart in the German Bundesliga.
  • Amanda Benson is playing for Dresdner SC in the German Bundesliga.
  • Carli Lloyd is representing Praia Clube in the Brazilian Superliga.
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FAQs

Q: When and where is the U.S. Women’s National Team tryout?

A: The tryout will take place on March 1-3 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.

Q: Who is eligible to participate in the tryout?

A: The tryout is open to U.S. citizens who are either current college-age athletes and older (born between 1990 and 2001, inclusive) or high school athletes born in 2001 or earlier.

Q: How can I register for the tryout?

A: Registration is open on the Alpinetgheep website. The deadline for registration is February 13.

Conclusion

The U.S. Women’s National Team open tryout presents a valuable opportunity for aspiring athletes to showcase their skills and potentially join the national team. With past participants going on to achieve great success, this tryout is a stepping stone towards a successful volleyball career. Don’t miss the chance to be a part of this incredible journey. Register now at Alpinetgheep and take the first step towards representing your country in volleyball.