About the National Development Squad

  • Age group 18 + yrs, Males/Females
  • Only athletes capable of competing in international level (Seniors)
  • Transparent selection process i.e. top 3 in British Championships to be considered
  • Selection committee – performance director, junior national coach and National Senior Coach – criteria as per Talent squad
  • Squad meets on regular basis and minimum 6 times per year
  • Current expectation is that there are unlikely to be more than 20 athletes of the required standard
  • Squad composition would be reviewed following English Seniors and British Closed Champs