US Chess Seeking HOD and Trainers for 2024 Pan-Am Youth

US Chess is seeking applicants for the positions of Heads of Delegation (HOD) and Coaches for the 2024 FIDE International Youth events.

The policy for selection is posted on the US Chess website and has changed for 2024. This announcement covers the 2024 Pan-Am Youth:

  • 2024 Pan-American Youth Chess Championships, July 14-20, Orlando, USA

This year's HOD and Trainers will be in-person at the playing venue and official hotel.

Applicants for the position of Head of Delegation or Coach (also known as Trainers) must be a licensed FIDE Trainer. Find additional information about the FIDE Trainers’ System here.

A complete application will consist of the following:

  1. Application letter that specifies which event(s) are desired, and which position(s) are desired for each event.
  2. Current resume.
  3. A list of at least three professional references.

Completed applications must be submitted ONLY to Brian Yang, US Chess FIDE Events Manager, Click here to show email address. Do not cc any other US Chess email addresses with your submission.

Each successful applicant must complete US Chess SafeSport Training,, no later than July 5, 2024. 

Completed applications must be received no later than Monday, June 24, 2024, 5:00 p.m. CDT.  Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.