ABOUT THE CLUB
North Carolina Triathlon and Cycling Team (NCTC) is designed for Youth/Junior (11-23), U23 triathletes and Adults (18 & Older) in the state of North Carolina. The team was started in 2013. There is a High Performance Team (12-23 HPT) and DEVO (Development) Team (11-17)
The High Performance Team is geared for elite level triathletes ages 12-23 focused on draft-legal racing and USA Cycling licensed riders. This team requires a try out.
Elite Cycling Team is available for cyclists 15-18 & U23. Must be USA Cycling Category 1-3 or CX 1-3.
The Development Team is designed for athletes ages 11-17 that are interested in trying out the draft legal format of triathlon, super sprint/sprint triathlons and also interested in participating in USA Cycling events. This team is also open to cyclists interested in racing in USA Cycling events.
Coach Suzie has a B.S. in Hotel and Restaurant Administration from Florida State University and spent 9 years as a professional massage therapist. She currently splits her time between Research Administration & Development work at the UNC Kidney Center and Coaching.
Licenses and Training:
USA Cycling Level 2 Coach
USA Triathlon Level 1 Coach
USA Triathlon Youth and Junior Coach
USA Triathlon Elite Coaching Mentorship Program (2017)
USA Cycling Montana Cross Camp (2018)
Coach Suzie believes in a multi-faceted approach to coaching young athletes. This approach includes long-term athlete development, developmental model of sports participation, progressive adaptation, emphasis on appropriate development rather than early selection along with integrated, holistic and systematic development.