NIKE National Training Camp kicks off in Oregon
(Via US Club Soccer) – Sixteen elite girls players born in 2000 are representing the id² National Selection team at the 2015 Nike National Training Camp powered by ECNL and id², July 28-Aug. 1.
This is the third year of the National Selection programming element for the girls id² Program, as the event returns to the prestigious Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Ore. The id² National Selection team will play a pair of games against older teams made of players selected from NorCal and Washington Player Development Program (PDP) events held in the region over previous months:
- Wednesday, July 29: id² National Selection vs. Washington PDP, 5-6:30 p.m. PT
- Friday, July 31: id² National Selection vs. NorCal PDP, 9:30-11 a.m. PT
The players on the id² National Selection come from 13 different clubs, and were selected based on their performances in id² Training Camps and other events in 2014. The players incur no costs to participate in the camp, as all costs including airfare, lodging, meals and training gear are covered by US Club Soccer and Nike.
|Chai Cortez||M||San Juan SC||91|
|Kaya Frazier||M||Michigan Hawks||92|
|Danielle Hansen||GK||Colorado Storm||93|
|Rebecca Jarrett||F||World Class FC||94|
|Alex Keohan||D||FC Stars of Mass||95|
|Catiana Lychywek||F||Solar Chelsea SC||96|
|Madison Murphy||GK||FC Stars of Mass||97|
|Jenna Nighswonger||M||Slammers FC||98|
|Sarah Piper||D||Texas Rush||99|
|Amanda Rapaduski||M||Eclipse Select SC||101|
|Venicia Juarez||F||Slammers FC||102|
|Kailey Smith||M||West Coast FC||103|
|Jordan Taylor||F||Ohio Premier||105|
At the camp, players will participate in training sessions, competitions and off-the-field presentations with top coaches from around the country. U.S. Soccer staff will also scout players for potential inclusion in National Team programming.
The id² National Selection Training Camp represents the final programming element targeting girls born in 2000. The final id² programming event targeting boys born in 2001 was the id² National Selection International Tour, held Feb. 28-March 10 in Argentina.
Held concurrently with the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL), the combined event features approximately 100 of the top female players throughout the country from the 1997-2000 age groups.
”The Nike National Training Camp is an incredible experience for players,” said US Club Soccer Executive Vice President Christian Lavers. “Players invited to these events leave not only with new ideas to get better, with a new vision of what their future can be and hopefully more excitement to work harder than ever before to reach the top levels in the country.”