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TRIATHLON The High Performance Team requires a try-out. HPT is open to athletes "racing" age 12-19 and
Athletes are eligible for an automatic slot if they qualified for USAT Youth/Junior Elite Nationals in 2018. 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.
2019 Triathlon Season first practice January 13.
The team has an open enrollment throughout the season.
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 2019
March 2-3 - Clermont Draft Legal Challenge
March 10 – Sarasota Youth Elite Cup
May 5 - Richmond Youth & Junior Elite Cup Triathlon (Richmond, VA)**
June 2 – Pleasant Prairie Youth & Junior Elite Cup (Pleasant Prairie, WI)
June 29 – Monroe Youth & Junior Elite Cup Triathlon (Monroe, WA)
July 14 – Des Moines Youth & Junior Elite Cup
August 3 & 4 – 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" 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.
2019 Triathlon Season Practice Begins March 10.
Session 1: March 10-May 04
Session 2: May 5-July 6
Session 3: July 7-August 31
Practices are held on Tuesdays 6-7:30 and Saturday or Sunday 3(30)-5
Mini Camps are usually half day Saturdays or Sundays
Enrollment is rolling, so if you have an athlete that cannot join until later in the season, it's still possible to participate.
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 2019
April 13 - Stanly Youth Triathlon Albemarle, NC
May 5 - East Coast Triathlon Festival Richmond, VA**
June 1 - Triangle Triathlon Mini Sprint
June 9 - Tarheel Youth Triathlon Chapel Hill, NC**
Peach Kids Triathlon (Regional Championship)
July 7 - Rex Garner Triathlon (S250/B10/R2) Garner, NC
August 4 – USAT Youth & Junior Elite Championships Westchester, OH**
August 25 - Tri Nashville Triathlon S200/B10/R2 Nashville, TN
**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