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Women’s Update: National Team Open Tryout in March

While the U.S. Women’s National Team members are busy improving their skills in their respective professional leagues overseas, preparations are already underway for the upcoming open tryout event. This tryout aims to discover the next generation of talented players who will proudly represent the United States in international competitions.

What to Expect at the Tryout

The U.S. Women’s National Team will be holding its annual open tryout from March 2-4 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. The tryout will be led by Head Coach Karch Kiraly and will serve as an opportunity to identify potential athletes for various programs.

U.S. Women’s Senior National Team

This program is open to athletes who have concluded their college eligibility and wish to join the U.S. Women’s National Team on a full-time basis. It is also open to athletes who still have college eligibility remaining, with their participation beginning in mid-May after their collegiate calendar ends for 2018.

U.S. Collegiate National Teams (CNT)

Athletes born in 1999 or earlier, who still have collegiate eligibility remaining for the 2018 season, may be invited to participate in one of three possible U.S. Collegiate National Teams. These teams will have the opportunity to compete internationally in various locations, including Asia, Europe, and Detroit.

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All three CNT programs serve as extended tryouts for the U.S. Women’s National Team. Therefore, if selected, athletes may have their necessary expenses covered by their schools.

The tryout is open to U.S. citizens who are current college-age athletes or older, born between 1990 and 1999.

Accommodations and Costs

Athletes attending the tryout will have the option to stay on-site at the U.S. Olympic Training Center dorms and dine in the dining hall. Alternatively, they may choose to stay off-site, but will still have meal privileges at the center. The registration fee for athletes staying on-site will be $350, which includes lodging, meals, local transportation, and tryout expenses. For athletes staying off-site, the fee will be $200. It is important to note that there are no hotels within walking distance of the training center.

Live Streams of European Champions League Matches

Fans of the U.S. Women’s National Team can catch four European Champions League matches featuring their favorite players live on laola.tv. The matches will take place on January 24th and 25th, showcasing the talent and skill of players competing at the highest level.

Updates on U.S. Players in Professional Leagues

Follow the journeys of U.S. Women’s National Team players as they compete in various professional leagues around the world. From the Turkish League to the Italian Serie A1, these athletes are showcasing their skills and making an impact on their respective teams.

FAQs

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

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A: The tryout will take place from March 2-4 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.

Q: Who can participate in the tryout?

A: The tryout is open to U.S. citizens who are current college-age athletes or older, born between 1990 and 1999.

Q: What are the programs available for prospective athletes?

A: The programs include the U.S. Women’s Senior National Team and the U.S. Collegiate National Teams (CNT).

Summary

Get ready for the U.S. Women’s National Team open tryout, where the next generation of talented athletes will have the chance to represent their country on the international stage. Led by Head Coach Karch Kiraly, this tryout will be held from March 2-4 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Athletes will have the opportunity to showcase their skills and potentially join either the U.S. Women’s Senior National Team or the U.S. Collegiate National Teams. Don’t miss the chance to witness the incredible talent of U.S. players as they compete in professional leagues worldwide. Stay tuned for more updates and exciting developments in women’s volleyball.