Practice Schedule

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Triathlon & Cycling Programs offered


High Performance Team

USA Triathlon & USA Cycling

TRIATHLON The High Performance Team requires a try-out. HPT is open to athletes "racing" age 12-19 and U23

Athletes are eligible for an automatic slot if they qualified for USAT Youth/Junior Elite Nationals in 2017. Athletes new to the team will have a skill assessment with Coach Suzie.

 

2 Options Available:

  • Local - join the team and attend practices. Fees include online daily training plan in Final Surge (daily plan is not custom), coach support at select races, 2-5 training sessions per week (based on time of season), access to team discounts on equipment and race fees. Advanced athletes must have a Training Peaks account.

  Custom training plan available for additional fee.

  • Statewide - this is a non-coached option and provides committed athletes the opportunity to be a member of a high performance team. Fees include coach support at select races and access to team discounts on equipment and race fees and the opportunity to train with the team during mini camps (fee based).

 *Contact Coach Suzie for the fee schedule (via the contact page).

 

Pre-Season:  01/2018 - 04/2018 (4 months)

Race Season:  05/2018 - 08/2018 (4 months)

Post-Season: 09/2018 - 11/2018 (3 months)

 

Season Practices:

This schedule is currently in preparation.

 

Athletes on HPT must participate in pre-season and race season. Post-season is optional.

 

The High Performance Team will focus on the USA Triathlon Youth/Junior Elite Cup races, USAT Elite Development Races (EDR) and Youth/Junior Elite Nationals.

For more information on the draft-legal format and Junior Elite Cup:

http://www.usatriathlon.org/elite-international/junior-elite/races.aspx

 

Cycling The High Performance Cycling Team is for dedicated cyclists and requires a try out. The team is open to athletes aged 13-18 & U23 (19-22).

 

The team will focus on local USA Cycling events with several high profile races including USA Cycling Amateur Nationals.

Athletes should be mature and skilled enough to ride on the road.

The team will focus on road cycling and cyclocross.

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Development Team

2 options available:

A program for local athletes and a program for athletes living outside the Triangle area.


The Development Team is open to youth/junior athletes "racing age" 11-17 (exception for racing age 10 based on coach approval). The emphasis will be on preparing athletes for the draft-legal triathlon format and super sprint triathlons (non draft).

 

The DEVO Team focuses on skill development and training consistency. The DEVO program will be made up of "Skills School" sessions throughout the year and will include local and out of town athletes.

Pre-Season:  01/2018 - 04/2018 (4 months) - required for DEVO athletes pursuing F-1 races.

Race Season:  05/2018 - 08/2018 (4 months)

Post-Season: 09/2018 - 11/2018 (3 months)

 

 

Athletes will prepare for select Mid-Atlantic races with their final goal being USA Triathlon Youth/Junior Nationals.

Athletes that do not live in the Triangle area are welcome to join the team as satellite athletes and will receive race support and the opportunity to participate in clinics and skills camps.

 

*Race weekends will count as a practice session. Fees include all practices and clinics. Contact Coach Suzie for the fee schedule.

 

Athletes interested in cycling only may join the DEVO squad and participate in cycling practices.

 


Swim Team Partners

NCTC has 2 designated swim partners. New WAVE (based in Cary) and Club Kick Start (based in Chapel Hill).

 

Club Kick Start (CKS) will be the exclusive Chapel Hill based swim program for NCTC athletes that are not currently on year round swim teams.

 

New Wave Swim Team (WAVE) - Coach John Roy and his staff will provide swim practice targeted for the demands of triathlon. Practice is held at Cary Swim Club.

Website: https://www.teamunify.com/Home.jsp?team=ncwave

 

 

 


Cycling Team Partner

Tri-Cyclists BRC


Equipment

All Teams

Goggles

Swimsuit

Running Shoes

Bicycle Helmet

Road Bike

Seat bag with spare tube/levers/CO2

Road ID

Team racing suit

Team Tech Tee

Watch with laps

 

HPT/DEVO (additional items)

Clipless Pedals

Triathlon Shoes

Stationary Bike Trainer

Wetsuit (optional, but highly recommended)

Cycling team kit including jacket (optional)

Bike Computer