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National Talent Program & Development

  1. 1. National Development Program 1
  2. 2. Starting With the End First
  3. 3. Characteristics of a Podium Prepared WrestlerPhysical Mental • Superior Technique • Winning and Creative • The will to win Strategies • Confidence • Tactical Skills • Passion • Feel • Belief in self • Mat and spatial awareness • Mental Preparation • Flexibility • Mental Toughness • Speed • Self management • Balance • Self discipline • Strength • Endurance • Agility • Conditioning Tactical Life Skills• Fast start, strong finish• Ability to control weight control• Competition• Environment • Alcohol, diet, sleep• Exceptional Strategies and Tactics • Attitude, the way you treat other people• Scouting and film program • Eat right, sleep right, live right• Ability to scout opponents & countries • Respecting leadership and others successfully • Ability to control weight control• Wrestler buy inPassion
  4. 4. How do you get there... Development
  5. 5. National Talent Development Program Goal To create & develop the worlds best national talent development wrestling program located at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. - Regaining Americas Position in the World wrestling stageMotivation Facts • Below average results U.S Wrestling • Talent lost through folk-style Wrestling and MMA avenues Status • Domestic focus only. Lack of Olympic Dream • Unequal international opportunities • Marginal Olympic impactObjectives Develop • Controlled & Focused Talent Development Wrestling Plan • Enhanced Academic progression • International exposure • Better use of national resources Program • Develop excellent identification career prospects for elite athletes • Increase medal count
  6. 6. Best PracticesWorlds best performing programs Programs Key elements of success • Developed over the past 60 year the best wrestling talent development programs in the world – Always top team at World & Olympic level – Based on a talent identification model – Selection process based on gymnastic and swimming skills and each sports requirements • Manage the best talent program in the Americas – Small number of participants but high yield results, constant ranked within the top 5 world teams – Talent is identified and moved together for training at 14-15 years of age • Established talent development program for national team members, recruiting at 15 years old – Integrated to national teams schedule, located at Ann Arbor, MI – Partnership with 9 Universities in the US, strong mentorship program • The best talent development program in the U.S. – Strong grassroots engagement at identification and selection process – Impressive result at Olympic and international competitions, high impact on sport overall
  7. 7. USA Wrestling Pipeline Olympic   World  Medalist Olympic Training Center School Based System Based System National Team Educational Based System Talent Identification System National Clubs NYAC Sunkist WC Titan Mercury WC The Untouchables WC Regional Training Centers U.S.   Olympic   Ohio RTC Michigan RTC Nebraska RTC LVAC                        Training Cyclone WC Cowboy WC Nittany Lion RTC Wyoming RTC                  Center            Senior   Hawkeye WC Minnesota Storm Central Michigan RTC Finger Lakes WC Residents Competition Based Model Na4onal   Mass Production  Development   Winning Advancement System Team College / University High School  Talent   Spring, Summer, Fall Freestyle programming iden4fica4on  model Junior High Effec4ve  use  of  funding Elementary Grassroots (275,000 Active Athletes Annually)
  8. 8. Current - USA Competition Based Model Olympic Champion Progression Levels Olympic 1 • Marginal representation • Re-training skills, non equal opportunities on the international stage Limited Impact National Improvement National • Financial issues & other priorities 2 • Lack of focus, collegiate model aspirations Level • Non international experience Regional 3 • Relearning technique & tactics Developmental • Hard to adapt Olympic Styles Level State 4 • Narrow scope beyond high school Semi - Controlled • Follow folk-style, high school competition Process Grassroots Grassroots events Level 5 • Random Selection • Based on Culture and availability • Folk-style Model
  9. 9. Peak Age for Olympic Medal Performance Peak%Age - from 1992 to present 60 50 Number of Medals Won 40 Number%of%Medals%Won World 30 20 10 USA 0 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 - Living the Dream Medal - Talent Identification Program - National Development Team Age Age Fund - Olympic Medalist Contract at Olympic Training Center
  10. 10. Future Talent Identification Based Model
  11. 11. National Talent Identification & Development Program Model Olympic Level 1 • Excellent representation • Equal opportunities Internationally National Team Lasting Impact • No Financial issues & other priorities • Easy transition from Development to senior level 2 • Strong international experience • Career Opportunities USA Wrestling • Freestyle Based Skills Talent Identification & Selection Process National Talent Development Program Selection Criteria Process Elite Training Physiological Physiological Wrestling International Competition Motor performance Motor performance - Controlled Talent IdentifiedGrassroots Process Health & Nutrition Health & Nutrition Academic Counseling - Efficient 5 4 3 Use of Resources Education Skills Skills Olympic Education - Scholarship Based Program Coaches feedback Coaches feedback Olympic Training Center Test Life Academic Skills performance Host Family Program
  12. 12. Case Study - Henry Cejudo2008 Olympic Champion Key elements of success Talent Identification Early Age • Dominated High School state championship Recruitment • Invitation by Olympic Development Coach to train at Olympic training center • Moved to U.S. Olympic Training Center at 16 years old Elite Coaching, Developed International Aspiration Immediate • Learning international style wrestling at early age international style • Exposed to top US and Russian coaches exposure • Wrestling partners with international experience Henry Cejudo • Early travel to international competitions Safe and focused environment Olympic residents • Room and Board Provided U.S.O.T.C program • Constantly surrounded by Olympic level athletes Result • Strong Media exposure Youngest • Positioned for multiple World and Olympic medals Olympic Wrestling • Created contacts with fortune 500 companies Gold Medalist • Developed strong personal portfolio
  13. 13. Our Budget
  14. 14. National Development Budget - Annually Revenue Estimated Domestic Competition $0 Direct Donor Support Needed $227,250 International Competition $89,880 Coaches & Administrative Support $70,000 Recruitment $0 Host Family Program $0 39% Athletes Academic Education $90,000 Total Revenue $249,880.0 Expenses Estimated Domestic Competition $41,070DonationsReceived 17% USOC & USAW support International Competition $330,060 $100K 8% 43% Coaches & Administrative Support $70,000 6% 12% Recruitment $10,000 Host Family Program $36,000 Athletes Academic Education $90,000 Total Expense $577,130.0 Budget Difference $327,250 Total Budget for Development Team $577,130 Donation Received $100,000 Direct Donor Support Needed $227,250
  15. 15. National Development Team Scholarship Per Student Athlete Budget Education 17% Competition Travel Estimated 12% Housing Domestic $5500 Recruiting International $6960 10% 24% Coaches Total $12460 Travel Competition Student/Athlete Recruitment Estimated 37% Per Athlete Total $1000 Education Estimated Teacher Salary Total $6000 Housing Estimated Scholarship cost per Student Athlete $25,820 x 10 Scholarships Room and Board Total $3600 Coaches Salary Estimated National Resident Coach Total $5500 Tuition Estimated $258,200 Cost per Athlete Total $6000 Estimated Roster: 20 Wrestlers Scholarship cost Total Scholarships: 10 per Student Athlete $25,820
  16. 16. Fast FactsUSA Wrestling’s National Development Team at the US Olympic Training Center United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is governed under the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act, • As a NOC, the Committee supports American athletes in general and Olympic & Junior athletes in specific. • The USOC operates Olympic Training Centers at which aspiring Olympians prepare for international competition: The main facility in Colorado Springs, Colorado • It receives no financial assistance from the U.S. government. As a non-profit organization, the USOC is wholly dependent on private contributions and corporate sponsorship • The USOC is the only National Olympic Committee in the world that is not government funded • The U. S. Freestyle Wrestling Team finished 3rd in the World championships and 2012 Olympics Games, just one victory from winning the overall team title both years. • The USA Wrestling has only won one Junior & one Cadet World Championships Pat Downey & Zain Retherford • In 2011, The USOC & USA Wrestling launched the National Development Team at the US Olympic Training Center.
  17. 17. Our Team
  18. 18. Coaching Staff Mark Andy Barth Zeke Jones Bill Zadick Brandon Slay John Smith Lou Rosselli ManningHead Coach National Development Olympic Residents Head Coach, Head Coach, University USA Olympic Freestyle Olympic Team LeaderU.S. Olympic Freestyle Freestyle Coach Coach U.S. Olympic Oklahoma State of Nebraska Wrestling Coach (LA)Wrestling Team (Colorado) Freestyle Wrestling University(Colorado) (Colorado) • 6X World & Olympic • 2012 USA Olympic • Assistant Coach • Chairman: Capital• Co-Founder of talent • Head coach of • Manager of National Champion Freestyle Wrestling at Ohio State Guardian Trust program National Development teams performance • USA Olympic Coach • 2011 USA World Team Company & Capital• Olympic silver program • Experience in athletic Freestyle Coach • 2011 FILA International Coach International Limited medalist and World • Conducted academic and mental 2012, 2004, 2000 Coach of the Year • 2007 USA Wrestling • Member of Columbias Champion and professional development of elite • NCAA Team • Head Coach, 2001 US Coach of the Year varsity wrestling team• Led efforts with U.S. studies in elite athlete athletes Champions 2003, World Freestyle Team. • 1996 US Olympic 1979-83 and a team Olympic Committee development. • Olympic Champion 2004, 2005, and 2006 • World champion Freestyle Olympic captain as a senior in on Athlete • World champion • Sullivan Award Winner Team 1982-83 development as Nation’s Top Athlete More than 10 years More than 25 yearsMore than 15 years in More than 10 years More than 10 years More than 20 years in More than 20 years developing elite in Businesstraining elite athletes developing elite athletes developing elite training elite athletes developing elite athletes athletes athletes
  19. 19. National Development Program