The U.S. National Team

Where athletes come to further their skills and fight for their spot on America’s team


You might be the best around the way, prove you’re the best in the world

Develop, train and compete with the elite in the world at the only place you can represent your country as a player or coach.

Featuring two pathways for middle and high school ages.


Learn from the best high school and college coaches, alongside the best athletes in the country, as you get your shot to be a star for the stars and stripes.


Help shape the future of football and prepare the next wave of college and pro players.


Take our game international and show the world why it’s called American Football.

The U.S. National Team puts players and coaches on the path to compete for the nation.

Here’s how to get your shot.


Think you’ve got what it takes? It all starts with a nomination to attend a Regional or Position-Specific Tryout. Ready to go next level? Go to both.


Try out at a U.S. National Team Regional event in your area for your chance to play at a Middle School Bowl Game.

Get nominated, get better, get a spot

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 of training camps to results of international games. Update your profile or create an account to to receive the newsletter.

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

Dwayne Haskins


Todd Gurley


Chris Merritt

Christopher Columbus / Miami, Fla.

N’Keal Harry


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.