Development Team

Team Overview:

The Development Team is named based upon regional results. The Development Team is nominated once a year.

  • The top 5 ranking skiers on the season-ending USSA Rankings list in the U18, U20, U23 and SR age-groups who are also ranked in the top half of all competitors overall (excluding those named to the Elite Team).
  • All U16s who make the New England JN Team.
  • College athletes who place 6th through 15th on the EISA Final Combined Ranking List.
  • In addition, up to a total of 10 males and 10 females may be named at the discretion of the Athlete Development Committee.

NENSA Development Team Requirements:

In order to accept a position on the Development Team an athlete must agree to

  • Represent New England in any national level competition, in addition to their home club and must show Eastern designation on their USSA license.
  • Must belong to a NENSA club.
  • Must be an active NENSA member

NENSA Development Team Support:

  • All U18, U20, and U23 athletes named have the potential to be invited to the summer NENSA Elite Team camps.
  • Through a collaborative effort, NENSA and designated regional clubs will host Devo Team Training days and opportunities through summer and fall. Watch for specific announcements.
  • The NENSA Devo Team headband – that you can wear proudly knowing you are a part of a select group of skiers here in New England.

Competitive Program Director,  Justin Beckwith and the Athletic Development Committee (ADC) oversee this program.  Questions?  Contact justin@nensa.net