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2016 NWBA Women's Development Camp - Accepting Applications

09/14/2016, 6:30pm CDT

2016 NWBA Women’s Developmental Camp

October 20-23, 2016

Lakeshore Foundation

Birmingham, AL

Application deadline: Thursday, October 6th

The High Performance Program works to advance women’s wheelchair basketball talent and build a broader and stronger pipeline of athletes and coaches for our USA National Teams. The High Performance Program bridges the gap between our USA National Team and member programs across the country.

The High Performance Program of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) is the “Pipeline” for athletes who aspire to reach the elite level of their sport and is intended to grow the pool of talented young players within the NWBA membership who may someday compete for a spot on the USA National and Paralympic Teams.

The purpose of this camp is to identify and begin the development process for emerging athletes for the High Performance Pool. The aim is to develop a standardized and consistent style of play throughout the National Team Programs.

This camp will concentrate on the following areas:

1. Identify talent for the USA Senior Women’s Team for the 2017-2020 quadrennial.

2. Identify talent for the 2019 U25 Women’s Team.

3. Introduce prospective athletes to the sport services utilized by the USA Women’s National Team.

a. (i.e. strength & conditioning, nutrition, sport psychology, medical, classification & skill development)

4. Expose prospective players to the international game and style of play of the USA Women’s National Team.

This camp will be conducted and staffed by the current US Senior Women's National Team Coaching Staff. Additional Staff may be utilized based on participant numbers.

Please click on the link below for more information on the camp.

Click here to view and complete the camp registration packet

This camp is an open camp and any interested participants may apply to attend. If camp capacity is reached assigned coaching staff will select attendees from pool of applicants.

The deadline for applications is Thursday, October 6th. Completed registration packets and questions should be directed to Brandon McBeain, or (719) 266-4082 ext. 108. 

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