The International Orienteering Federation Council, at its digital meeting held this past Friday July 31st, decided that the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) 2020 scheduled to be held in Turkey in October and the World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships (WMTBOC) 2020 scheduled to be held in Portugal in October will be cancelled due to the […]
The JWOC selection committee is excited to announce the athletes who have been chosen to compete in the 2020 Junior World Championships. We realize that the world situation with COVID 19 means that the champs may or may not happen and that the timing may be sub-optimal for athletes especially who live in the US […]
The USA Junior Team Executive Steering Committee (JTESC) is excited to welcome and introduce to you our new Junior National Coach, Oskar Andrén! Oskar is a 25 year-old Swedish elite orienteer, with some impressive results, and continuing ambitions for his own orienteering career. He is currently living in Trondheim, Norway, where he is studying Science […]
The National Junior Program sends thanks to Peter Gagarin, Erin Schirm, and Greg Ahlswede for their support and guidance.
Orienteering USA seeks a Junior National Coach for February through September 2020. Click the article title to read more.
The JTESC is excited to announce the US Junior National Team and Development Team members for 2020. Read more by clicking the title link.
The Selection Criteria for the 2020 US Team to Junior World Orienteering Champs are now posted on the OUSA website.
Information about and applications for applying to the National Junior Program (Junior National Team and Junior Development Team) are now posted on the Junior Team page. Note that applications for the Junior National Team are due December 15, 2019. Development Team applications are accepted throughout the year.
At the end of 2019, Junior National Coach Erin Schirm, and Junior Development Coach Greg Ahlswede, are both stepping down from their coaching roles in the National Junior Program (NJP) to get back to working on their respective career paths. They are not stepping away from coaching altogether, or from being part of the Orienteering […]
My summer officially began with the Boston Sprint Camp which was held the first weekend of June. This was the first time since the April team trials where I could see some of the Junior National Team members and it was super fun to spend time with them, both racing and socializing. The races themselves […]