Practice Schedule

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Junior Triathlon Programs offered

High Performance Team

USA Triathlon

TRIATHLON The High Performance Team requires a try-out. HPT is open to athletes "racing" age 13-19 and U23

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 13-March 8

Session 2: March 9-May 31

Session 3: June 1-August 23


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:



February 22 - Northeast Duathlon 

March 8 - Clermont Draft Legal Challenge 

March 15 – Sarasota Youth Elite Cup

March 29 - Azalea Sprint

April 25 - Northeast Sprint Triathlon

May 3 - Richmond Youth & Junior Elite Cup Triathlon (Richmond, VA)**

May 16 - Pinehurst Sprint

May 30 - Triangle Sprint & Mini Sprint

June  7 – Pleasant Prairie Youth & Junior Elite Cup (Pleasant Prairie, WI)

June 13 - Carolina Beach Double Sprint

June 27 – Monroe Youth & Junior Elite Cup Triathlon (Monroe, WA)

   July 12 – Des Moines Youth & Junior Elite Cup

July 25 - Mission Man Sprint

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.



2019 USAT Junior Elite Series Guide.pdf
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Development "DEVO" Team


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.



School Year Practices: Saturdays - 3:30/Mondays - 5:30

Summer:  Practices Mondays/Thursdays 6PM

Mini Camps are usually half day Saturdays or Sundays

Session 1: March 9-May 31

Session 2: June 1-August 23


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.



Suggested races (to be confirmed)


May 3 - East Coast Triathlon Festival  Richmond, VA**

May 19 - E3 7.03 Greensboro, NC**

May 30 - Triangle Mini Sprint 

June 7? - Peach Kids Triathlon 

June 23 - E3 7.03 Race #2

July ? - Rex Garner Triathlon (S250/B10/R2)  Garner, NC

August 4 – USAT Youth & Junior Elite Championships  Westchester, OH**

August 25 - Tarheel Youth Triathlon Briar Chapel, NC


**Denotes coach attended races.



All Teams



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

 Heart rate monitor strap