AusTriathlon State Pathway Program

Our State Pathway Program focusses on developing skills for fun and safe progression through the pathway in triathlon and growing youth, junior and U23 triathlon and multisport participation. 

We are committed to providing support programs that aim to produce healthy, happy athletes, through assisting athletes in their journey as they progress through the pathway. 


What’s involved?

Athletes selected to the State Pathway Program will have access to:

  • Opportunities to work with multiple coaching styles and environments delivering nationally directed objective.  
  • Work with fully accredited and trained coaches recognised by AusTriathlon as suitable to deliver Pathway initiatives. 
  • Access to multiple skillsbased clinics, masterclasses and camps delivering nationally directed objectives. 
  • Access to Draft legal racing opportunities 
  • Field testing deliver under national testing protocols for WITTW verification and Pathway progression. 
  • Access to online specialist curriculum updates delivered by our Performance Teams and National Institute Network.  
  • Plus! Wear your State Team kit with access to the AusTriathlon State Pathways Team Shop

Apply for the program

Applications for the 24/25 program are now closed.

Pathway resources

Learn more about selection and standards.


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Target talent athletes

As part of the State Pathway Program, AusTriathlon will identify Target Talent Athletes who demonstrate a capacity to possess the attributes of our Hierarchy or Discriminators, including triathlon’s What It Take To Win metrics. Selected athletes will be provided appropriate skill development opportunities to progress towards international competition and long-term elite success. 

Target Talent Athletes will also be provided:

  • Needs-based education upon profiling
  • AusTriathlon Performance Centre exposure opportunities
  • Elite racing exposure (domestic Continental Cups)
  • Mapping tool analysis (in conjunction with accredited home coach)
  • Access to national testing protocols (in conjunction with accredited home coach)
  • Performance and competition planning
  • AusTriathlon performance team delivered initiatives.

24/25 Athletes

South Australia
Northern Territory
Athletes will be announced in September.


NSW Pathways


ACT Pathways

WA Pathways