The ISN Development Teams will be comprised of the top players with up to four years of eligibility in the program. The ISN Development Teams are being established at the request of youth players and organizations to provide more players with the opportunity to participate in a National Team/All Star Game environment. As well as a camp to develop their football technique and fundamentals.
In 2016, up to 100 players born in 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000 will be selected for the ISN Development Teams.
Purpose of the ISN Development Teams
The ISN Development Teams are designed to offer the best U19 players from around the world a Game and Training Camp in which they will develop their technique, fundamentals and football skills. All the emphasis of the camp will be on the development of the assisting athletes to be the best football players they can be. Players are given an opportunity to be instructed by some of the world’s top USA coaches with ample experience. Among the objectives of the camp is to develop into a player that can contribute to his country’s national or club team program.
All players that participate on A ISN Development Team will receive an evaluation from their position coach and the opportunity to practice and compete with the best players in the world, as well as staying in touch with their football coaches and the ISN strength and conditioning coach to be evaluated and followed year round.
The ISN Development Teams is also an opportunity for more IFAF members to be involved in the program. The coaching staff will strive to select at least one player from all IFAF member countries that nominate eligible players so that the players can bring to their own countries the experience and knowledge obtained in the camp. In a span of six days international players will have the chance of practicing twice daily through practices designed to develop their football skills at the same time they are evaluated by means of sophisticated performance sessions conducted by the ISN staff.