USAT Select Camp, Midwest 2013
July 11 - 14, 2013
Des Moines, Iowa
Camp Director: Jenny Weber, USAT Level 2 Coach, Youth/Junior Certified, RADC-Midwest
Register HERE for Camp
Select Camps serve USAT's more experienced, competitive junior athletes. Proficiency in draft-legal racing is the focus of these camps, although the core skills apply to drafting and non-drafting races alike. Athletes spend time honing race tactics, improving their transitions, and mastering bike handling. Extra emphasis is placed on nutrition and sports science, as well as developing training programs that balance the demands of high school athletes with their involvement in triathlon. Athletes will work with USAT Certified Youth and Junior Coaches as well as single-sport specialists and guest elite triathletes. While not always required, most Select Camp athletes will be chosen from prior Skill Development Camp attendees, High Performance Team members, or from USAT Benchmark Testing data.
For a complete listing of Junior Development Camps - Click Here
2013 Youth/Junior Grants
The Midwest Region of USA Triathlon is pleased to announce its Youth and Junior Travel Grant Program for 2013, intended to offset expenses associated with participation by regional youth and juniors in the USA Triathlon Junior Olympic Festival, USAT Youth Elite or Junior Elite Cups, USAT Athlete Development Camps, ITU World Championships or other USAT sanctioned camps or events.These grants (up to $300 per recipient) are available to junior and youth USAT members from the Midwest Region. Athletes race age 13 to 19 are eligible to apply. Grant applications can be downloaded by clicking here (PDF) and will be evaluated based upon need, first and foremost, but also athletic performance and scholarship. Applications MUST BE SUBMITTED BY APRIL 30, 2013. A subset of these grants is intended for triathletes who are new to youth and junior USAT triathlon racing. Recipients of travel grants in prior years are eligible to apply, however preference will be given by the Grants Committee to first-time recipients. Questions may be directed to the Midwest Regional Athlete Development Coordinator, Jenny Weber, at Jenny@getzoomperformance.com.