ASPIRING JUNIOR PROGRAM

Program dates: 09/11/2021 through 12/19/2021

The Aspiring Junior Program provides a platform for team members to build their interest in the sport of Table Tennis and excel in an inclusive team environment. It is modeled after some of the best table tennis programs in the world. It is truly a partnership between the players, their parents, and the great coaches at MDTTC.

SELECT TEAM

Members of the team are at the top of their level and show a serious commitment to reach National team level.

PROGRESS TEAM

Members of the Progress Team are showing strong growth and are fighting to get a spot in the Select team.

INTERMEDIATE TEAM

Members of the Intermediate Team are continuing to build their capabilities and are improving on their basic and intermediate skills.

NOVICE TEAM

Members of the Novice Team are continuing to develop their basic skills and are learning and building their interest in table tennis.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply to become part of the AJP Program, please contact Coach Wang at qwang@mdttc.com so that you can be part of the team tryouts. For those already part of the program, Coach Wang will be in contact with you to let you know which Team you will be a part of. We will need a confirmation of your participation in the Fall 2021 program no later than June 25th, 2021. Payment will be due no later than September 11th, 2021.

TEAM TRYOUTS

Those new to the MDTTC Aspiring Junior Program will need to try out with Head Coach Wang Qingliang no later than September 4, 2021 and sign the athlete and parent commitment letter to join the program. We only have a limited number of spots.

SELECT TEAM

Members of the Select Team are chosen by the MDTTC Coaches committee. Members of the team are at the top of their level and show a serious commitment to reach National team level. Team members have practices 3 times per week and are committed to at least 2 additional private or group lessons per week. It is expected that members of this team are practicing at least 5 days per week and that they are traveling with the team to compete at the JOOLA Teams and the US Open in December.

PROGRESS TEAM

Members of the Progress Team are showing strong growth and are fighting to get a spot in the Select team. Team members have practices 2 times per week and are committed to at least 2 additional private or group lessons per week. It is expected that members of this team are practicing at least 4 days per week and will compete in the two club tournaments as well as the JOOLA Teams Championships.

INTERMEDIATE TEAM

Members of the Intermediate Team are continuing to build their capabilities and are improving on their basic and intermediate skills. Team members have practices 2 times per week and are committed to at least 1 additional private or group lesson per week. It is expected that members of this team are practicing at least 3 days per week and will compete in the two club tournaments as well as the JOOLA Teams Championships.

NOVICE TEAM

Members of the Novice Team are continuing to develop their basic skills and are learning and building their interest in table tennis. Team members have practices 1 time per week and are committed to at least 1 additional private or group lesson per week. It is expected that members of this team are practicing at least 2 days per week and based on coach’s approval can compete in the two club tournaments and possibly the JOOLA Teams Championships.

*USATT Membership fee is the player’s responsibility.

**Travel, room and board, USATT Membership, and entry fees are the player’s responsibility.

TEAM SCHEDULE

The entire schedule will be updated regularly if there are any changes to practice or event schedules.

PARTIES

Welcome Back Potluck Party

A welcome back party on Saturday, September 11th, 2021, Time TBD. At the same time, we will also take individual parent meetings. Don’t worry if you can’t make it, we will do everything we can to meet up with you during the first practice. We do hope that everyone can join us.

Halloween Potluck Party

October 30th, 2021 at Seneca Creek State Park (Buck Pavilion) 

Time: 11am – 2pm

Holiday Potluck Party

December 11th, 2021 at 5:30 PM.

Hope everyone can join us!