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Triathlon Victoria Development Program
TVDP Mission Statement
To provide a nurturing and supportive environment for the development of athletes aged 13 to 23 years. By engaging with the ‘network’ of ‘home coaches’ we will work together to assist each individual to achieve personal excellence in training and competition.
1. Athletes must be at least 13 years of age and no older than 23 years of age at 31/12/2018 and thus eligible to race in the following racing categories:
a. ITU Youth: 13-16 years of age as at 31/12/2018. (ITU Youth A & ITU Youth B)
b. ITU Junior: 17 - 19 years of age as at 31/12/2018.
c. ITU U23: 20-23 years as at the 31/12/2018. (ITU U23 & U23 Development Professional Licence)
2. Athletes must be eligible to represent Australia.
3. Athletes must be in good standing with both Triathlon Victoria and Triathlon Australia.
4. Athletes must have a coach who is accredited by Triathlon Australia and is a current member.
- assist the athlete with the skills & resources to participate and compete at the elite level
- provide athletes with an avenue to pursue State and National representation
- provide athletes with education and experience through the TVDP coaches and affiliated experts
- provide a team environment and foster a team spirit at State and National races
NOMINATION FOR 2017-18 close May 12th 2017
Dave Huggett email@example.com for questions regarding the program 0427 524 132 or the Triathlon Victorian office (03) 9598 8686
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As part of the TVDP program, participants attend training camps. Detailed via each of these links are reports from previous camps which provides you with an insight into what 'camp life' is like for athletes in the program.
Also linked here is further history of team members.