American Development Model

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    The ADM is comprised of five stages designed to create a healthy sport experience and support an athlete’s advancement based on their physical, mental and emotional level, and potential for growth.



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    1. Discover, Learn & Play (Age 0-12)

    2. Develop & Challenge (Age 10-16)

    3. Train & Compete (Age 13-19)

    4. Participate & Succeed (Age 15+)

    5. Thrive & Mentor (Age: For life)


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