The U.S. National Team

The new and advanced athletes come together at leading high school football events for the chance to take on the world and earn their spot on the U.S. National Team


The U.S. National Team is all about excellence.

As the United States’ only National Team program, coaches and players have the unique opportunity to develop, train and compete with the elite in the nation and the world.

Featuring three pathways for middle and high school ages - identification, development and competition – the U.S. National Team places football players and coaches on the path to becoming U.S National champions.

For Athletes

Team up with the top athletes in the country to get hands on instruction from top high school coaches and current NCAA coaches with the chance to represent the United States at international competitions and championship events.

For Coaches

Play a leading role in developing talented middle and high school football athletes, helping them to prepare to become the next generation of college and professional players.

The Championships

Learn about the football competitions sponsored by the International Federation of American Football and USA Football to crown victors and build the global game.

The U.S. National Team puts football players and coaches from across the country on the path to becoming U.S National champions.

Players interested in playing on the U.S. National Team have multiple options to try out.


For players in high school, request a nomination to attend a Regional event or attend one of the three-day, position-specific Training Camps to try out for the U.S. National Team. For players really looking to take their skill development to the next level attend both.


Try out at either the Middle School Showcase or at a Regional event in your area. For players really looking for top-level development attending both can happen too!

Get Inside the Experience.

Keep Up with Our National Teams

The U.S. National Team Newsletter is the best way to stay on top of what’s happening – everything from schedules for high school football athlete training camps to results of international tournaments. Sign up now.

See What It’s All About

Nothing compares to the thrill of the game. Check out highlights from our events and international competitions.


National Teams Strength & Conditioning Program: All U.S. National Team athletes receive access to a customized, multi-week strength and conditioning program created by Volt Athletics.

Football Film: USA Football delivers all U.S. National Team game and event footage to participating athletes via Hudl.

Top Training: USA Football has created position-specific football development drills for all age levels of our National Teams program.

U.S. National Team Player Cards: Athlete from select U.S. National Teams will receive their own customized player trading cards courtesy of Upper Deck. These limited edition cards also feature game worn jersey samples and athlete signatures.

Digital Playbook Solutions: USA Football has implemented a digital playbook for all National Team athletes to use during events. These playbooks allow for U.S. National Team coaches to better teach athletes using interactive tools such as video quizzes and in-depth scouting reports.

Custom Designed Uniforms: USA Football works with Siege Sports, the official uniform provider of the U.S. National Team, to design fully customized uniforms for all their international competitions.

U.S. National Team Athlete and Coach Alumni

Jameis Winston

Tampa Bay Buccaneers / QB

Todd Gurley

Los Angeles Rams / RB

Chris Merritt

Christopher Columbus / Miami, Fla.

Ty Montgomery

Green Bay Packers / WR

Ed Croson

Chaminade / West Hills, Calif.

Chuck Kyle

St. Ignatius / Cleveland, Ohio


The Men’s World Championship. The Women’s World Championship. The Under-19 World Championship. The Flag Football World Championship. The highest level of high school and amateur adult international football competition.