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)
Power Based Training Clinic with Hunter Allen (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.