The composite team formed from members of Manx Harriers, Northern and Western AC, known as IOM Team Youth, first entered the Youth Development League in 2013, starting in the lowest division in the North West of England. The team has had tremendous success and has won promotion three years consecutively. For the 2017 season, Team IOM Youth will compete in the North West Division 1 against high-class opposition.

Selection Guidelines for Team IOM Youth in the YDL 2017

U13 and U15 age groups only

Download and complete the YDL 2017 Registration Form and return to your club reps :

Manx Harriers – Jo Glassey or Petra Atchison

Northern AC – Nikki Boyde or Gordon Crowe

Western AC – Sharon Cain or Helen Taylor

For an athlete to be considered for selection for the YDL squad, they must be:

  • a fully paid up member of a local IOM club.
  • be registered with UKA.
  • attend regularly at their club training sessions and league matches
  • be willing to compete in a number of disciplines if requested to do so.
  • put forward for selection by their club.

Athletes may be selected for their perceived potential and selection will not necessarily be based on an athlete’s current performances.

Athletes will be expected to respond promptly to all communications.

Each trip will be a day trip, travelling out by plane, and returning by sea and the cost will be approx £40 per athlete per trip (subject to change).

Any queries or questions, please contact your club rep or the IOMAA YDL Administrator, Niamh Goddard on YDLadmin@iomaa.info