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National Training Center Named USA Triathlon Certified Performance Center
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon has recently added the National Training Center in Clermont, Fla., as the nation’s fifth USA Triathlon Certified Performance Center.
The National Training Center (NTC) met a number of rigorous requirements set forth by USA Triathlon in order to earn the designation of one of the top multisport facilities in the nation. The center is one of only 10 certified performance or training centers in the country.
Opened by South Lake Hospital in 2001, the 37,000 square foot fitness facility features a 75-meter by 25-yard outdoor pool, athletic fields, and a 400-meter track and field complex and cross country course. The NTC also offers outpatient physical therapy, video analysis, bike fits, V02 and lactate testing, and a newly extended performance lab with motion and gait analysis.
“USA Triathlon is excited to welcome the National Training Center to the list of certified centers. The NTC can benefit our members and athletes through the robust facilities and testing services available, as well as access to certified USA Triathlon coaches,” said USA Triathlon Coaching Specialty Coordinator Ellis Schieman.
For more information on the NTC, visit http://www.usantc.com.
USA Triathlon-certified performance facilities offer USA Triathlon members free passes and discounts on select services and testing, merchandise and membership. Elite-level coaching, race programming and testing facilities for endurance athletes of every level are available. Additionally, USA Triathlon Certified Performance and Training Centers offer 20 percent off select services to USA Triathlon members and certified coaches.
About USA Triathlon
Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon – the fastest growing sport in the U.S. Olympic Movement – as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 races and connects with more than 510,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work with athletes, coaches, and race directors on the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships, Pan American Games and the Summer Olympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the ITU and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).