DetailsUSABA Emerging Stars ID Camp
The United States Association of Blind Athletes invites youth athletes, ages 14-18, and coaches to apply for the inaugural USABA Emerging Stars ID Camp at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center. This camp will provide participants with training sessions in a variety of Paralympic sports at world-class venues. Paralympic national team coaches will help guide participants through their athletic journey, providing them with key traits for success moving forward.
July 21-25, 2019. Participants will arrive on July 21st and depart on July 25th
via the Colorado Springs Airport (COS)
Athletes Who Should Apply:
Athletes who are blind/VI between the ages of 14 to 18, especially those who aspire to represent Team USA in the future. Preference for multi-sport athletes who are competent swimmers. Athletes will be expected to complete 3 days straight of 4-5 hours a day of exercise.
Coaches Who Should Apply:
Coaches who work with athletes who are blind/VI who would like to increase their knowledge and expertise in Paralympic sports.
Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center (1 Olympic Plaza, Colorado Springs, CO 80909)
Goalball, track and field, swimming, judo and triathlon
Athletes and coaches can apply here (Application Deadline is May 27)
In addition to traditional training/practice sessions in selected sports, the camp will incorporate key aspects of elite-level athletes, including nutrition, strength and conditioning, goal setting and mentorship. Athletes will leave the camp with valuable training experience in a variety of sports, introduction to key national team staff and tools for success moving forward.
Accepted applicants will have room/board expenses covered as well as a $300 travel stipend.
Contact USABA Programs & Finance Manager Kevin Brousard firstname.lastname@example.org
/ (719) 866 3019
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