Location Varies: Check Calendar
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 2016. Athletes new to the team will have a skill assessment with Coach Suzie.
2 Options Available:
*Contact Coach Suzie for the fee schedule (via the contact page).
Early Season: 11/01/2016 - 01/02/2017 (dates available on calendar)
Pre-Season: 01/03/2017 - 03/23/2017
Season: 03/24/2017 - 08/19/2017
Monday - optional bike (6-7:15) for pre-approved riders.
Tuesday - run + bike skills (6:15-8PM)
Wednesday - optional bike (6-7:30PM - location: Cary or Chapel Hill)
Thursday - bike/run/transitions (6:30-8PM)
Saturday - bike/run (9-12 until May 1, then 8-11)
Sunday - optional swim (this is for athletes that are not currently on a year round swim team, additional fee).
September-October no structured practices. Athletes will be encouraged to run cross country and race cyclocross.
Athletes may participate in all 3 sessions or just the main 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:
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
Athletes should be mature and skilled enough to ride on the road.
The team will focus on road cycling and cyclocross.
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.
Season - 04/15/2017-08/15/2017 (2-3 training sessions per week)
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.
NCTC has 2 designated swim partners. New WAVE (based in Cary) and Club Kick Start (based in Chapel Hill).
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.
Club Kick Start (CKS) will provide Sunday afternoon practices at Homestead Aquatics. CKS will coach swim workouts and provide swim instruction at practices.
To learn more about their programs visit: www.clubkickstart.org
Cycling Team Partner
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)