TRIATHLON The High Performance Team requires a try-out. HPT is open to athletes "racing" age 13-19 and
Athletes are eligible for an automatic slot if they qualified for USAT Youth/Junior Elite Nationals in 2019. Athletes new to the team will have a skill assessment with Coach Suzie.
*Contact Coach Suzie for the fee schedule (via the contact page) or if you have questions about enrollment (there is flexibility in joining teams throughout the season.
2020 Triathlon Season
Session 1: January 20-March 14 (8 weeks)
Session 2: March 15-May 23 (10 weeks)
Session 3: May 24-August 2 (10 weeks)
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:
RACE CALENDAR 2020
March 8 - Clermont Draft Legal Challenge
March 15 – Sarasota Youth Elite Cup
May 3 - Richmond Youth & Junior Elite Cup Triathlon (Richmond, VA)**
June 7 – Pleasant Prairie Youth & Junior Elite Cup (Pleasant Prairie, WI)
June 27 – Monroe Youth & Junior Elite Cup Triathlon (Monroe, WA)
July 12 – Des Moines Youth & Junior Elite Cup
August 1 & 2 – USAT Youth & Junior Elite Championships (Westchester, OH)**
Coach will also suggest other racing opportunities to athletes.
**Denotes coach attended races. At races where coach is unable to attend, athlete will be linked with another coach from a USA Triathlon High Performance Team.
The Development Team is open to youth/junior athletes "racing age" 10-18 . 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.
Practices Tuesdays and/or Thursdays 6PM &/or Saturdays 3:30
Mini Camps are usually half day Saturdays or Sundays
Session 1: March 15-May 23
Session 2: May 24-August 2
Athletes will prepare for select Mid East 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 or if you have questions about enrollment (there is flexibility in joining teams throughout the season).
Athletes interested in cycling only may join the DEVO squad and participate in cycling practices.
RACE CALENDAR 2020
Suggested races (to be confirmed)
May 3 - East Coast Triathlon Festival Richmond, VA**
May 23 - E3 7.03 Greensboro, NC**
June 21 - E3 7.03 Race #2
July 11 - Kids for Kids Tri
August 4 – USAT Youth & Junior Elite Championships Westchester, OH**
August 25 - Tarheel Youth Triathlon Briar Chapel, NC
**Denotes coach attended races.
Seat bag with spare tube/levers/CO2
Team racing suit
Team Tech Tee
Watch with laps
HPT/DEVO (additional items)
Stationary Bike Trainer
Wetsuit (optional, but highly recommended)
Cycling team kit including jacket (optional)
Heart rate monitor strap