England Youth Squad

The England Youth Squad (EYS) is a group of young players with the potential to play table tennis at elite level on the international stage.

What is it?

The England Youth Squad (EYS) is a group of young players with the potential to play table tennis at elite level on the international stage. The squad provides them with a pathway from club and school table tennis to the England ranks and prepares them for elite competition.

EYS players attend 10 regular training camps throughout the season at the Lilleshall National Sports Centre in Shropshire and other venues and also receive regular contact and support at their clubs from one of the national coaching staff. National coaching staff work closely with the players’ local coaches, who remain integral to their development.

Players are divided into a Performance group and a Development group. The Performance group are generally older and have greater tournament experience, while the Development group, as the name suggests, are generally younger and less far along the pathway.

In order to be selected for the EYS, players must first apply. Upon a successful application players are invited to an assessment day, where they will undertake fitness tests, on-the-table practice and an interview where they discuss their training, results and ambitions. Please see the bottom of the page for the Selection Policy, Athlete Agreement and Application Form.

Charlotte Bardsley

16 years old

Stourbridge

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Reece Chamdal

16 years old

Bicester

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Ruby Chan

14 years old

Harrogate

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Sam Chesterman

16 years old

Cambridge

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Joe Clark

18 years old

Billingham

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Joe Cope

16 years old

Hartlepool

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Megan Gidney

16 years old

Bolton

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Amirual Hussain

14 years old

Oldham

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Sam Kwan

17 years old

Middlesbrough

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Jamie Liu

14 years old

Reading

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Anaya Patel

14 years old

Basingstoke

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Denise Payet

17 years old

Enfield

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Louis Price

14 years old

Bristol

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Darcie Proud

15 years old

Skegness

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Shayan Siraj

17 years old

Leeds

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James Smith

17 years old

Orpington

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Ethan Walsh

16 years old

Stevenage

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Josh Weatherby

14 years old

Sunderland

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Jasmin Wong

15 years old

Hull

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Attachments

Total Attachments: 3

England Youth Squad Selection Policy 2017-18

Type: pdf
Size: 562 KB

England Youth Squad Athlete Agreement Final 2017-18

Type: pdf
Size: 389 KB

Youth Funding Support Policies

Type: pdf
Size: 272 KB

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