Only about one-in-12 players who take part in the 2017 USA Women's U16 National Team Trials will be selected for the official roster, but trials are about more than 12 roster spots.
The USA will play Colombia, Mexico and Puerto Rico in preliminary round action at the FIBA Americas U16 Championship.
The USA Women’s U16 National Team Trials will see 139 athletes who are 16 years old or younger take part May 25-29 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Alicia Komaki from Sierra Canyon School (Calif.), Dan Rolfes from Incarnate Word Academy (Mo.), Trenia Tillis Hoard from Tyler Junior College (Texas), and Natalie Williams from the Williams Basketball Academy (Utah) will serve as court coaches for the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials.
The roster of athletes who accepted invitations to attend the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials features 35 of the nation’s top players from the high school classes of 2019 and 2020.
USA Basketball committees, which will select coaches and athletes for various USA Basketball teams for the 2017-2020 quadrennium, are now in place.
Carla Berube (Tufts University), has been tabbed head coach of the USA Women’s U16 National Team, and Steve Gomez (Lubbock Christian University) and Vanessa Nygaard (Windward School), complete the staff as USA assistant coaches.
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