USA Triathlon is excited to announce the eight institutions that will be the first recipients of the USA Triathlon Women’s Triathlon Emerging Sport Grant. The working group has selected each institution based on their unique plans to establish and sustain varsity women’s triathlon programs at their respective institutions.
Arizona State University
East Tennessee State University
Black Hills State University
Queens University of Charlotte
University of West Alabama
Concordia University Wisconsin
North Central College
Women's Triathlon NCAA Emerging Sport Grant
Update (April 1, 2015): USA Triathlon is currently working with each institution to finalize all grant agreements, and an announcement will be made as soon as this process is complete.
In December of 2014, USA Triathlon announced it will commit $2.6 million through a multi-year Women's Triathlon Emerging Sport Grant to help the establishment of NCAA women's varsity triathlon programs. The three-year grant provides funding for Division I, II and III institutions to help implement and grow women's triathlon programs at the NCAA level.
Click the image below to access the Women's Triathlon NCAA Emerging Sport Grant application.
NCAA Women's Triathlon Updates
Monthly updates are available to allow you to remain up to date on the latest news regarding Women’s Triathlon as an NCAA Emerging Sport for Women. A variety of topics will be addressed in these updates, and additional questions can be directed to Jess Luscinski, USA Triathlon’s NCAA and Collegiate Triathlon Coordinator, at Jess.Luscinski@usatriathlon.org.
|In January 2014, the NCAA overwhelmingly approved triathlon as the next Emerging Sport for Women for Division I, Division II and Division III.
Find resources here for the sport of triathlon being recognized as an NCAA Emerging Sport for Women and its steps forward to becoming a full NCAA varsity sport.
Find resources above for news, videos, webinars, an FAQ and information on the sport's move to an NCAA Emerging Sport for Women and the recent NCAA Summit as part of the 2014 USA Triathlon Collegiate National Championships.
If you are a member of a collegiate institution athletic department and wish to inquire more information about women's triathlon, please contact NCAA and Collegiate Triathlon Coordinator Jessica Luscinski at Jess.Luscinski@usatriathlon.org or 719-955-2805.
What's Next for NCAA Triathlon?
In this video from Endurance Films, see what's next for the sport of NCAA Triathlon.