Junior Programme

The Club Coach, Tony O'Hagan, oversees Junior coaching at ACT

The ACT Junior Programme is administered by Alison Feeney

We would like to thank Garth Barfoot (pictured on right) for his generous support of the ACT Junior Programme. Even in his eighties Garth is still competing all over the world and he is a fantastic role model for the juniors!

ACT Junior Club Training

The ACT junior programme provides regular training for its junior members, aimed at developing new skills, improving fitness and facilitating junior development. 

From 16th October 2019- 12th February 2020, junior club training will be held every Wednesday night. There will either be a coach led training session or an informal aquathon (organised by the club committee). Athletes should meet at the Auckland Sailing club at 5:45pm. Check ACT Facebook on the day for what equipment to bring, and for any changes in plans due to weather.

To attend these sessions please register with Alison Feeney, there will be a charge of  $75 for the 2019/20 season for junior members.  A schedule will be sent out of the programme for those that sign up.

From 20th October there will be a Sunday group ride (approx. 2 hours long) departing at 7:30am from Auckland Sailing Club. These rides are only suitable for athletes aged 14 and above and parents will  be rostered on to support these rides. Check ACT Facebook on the day for cancellations.

Other Training Options

Juniors are also welcome to attend Club coach’s (Tony O’Hagan) run session in the Domain at 5:30pm on Mondays (meet at Grandstand) and his Saturday brick session (swim/bike/run) run at Diocesan school. There is a small charge $5 for the run session and $10 for the brick session (discounted for juniors). Contact Tony.

Nathan Richmond also runs a brick session for Juniors at the Lloyd Elsmore Running Track. Contact these coaches for more info. Contact Nathan

ACT is affiliated with Athletics New Zealand and encourages all members to participate in the Auckland Winter Cross Country Series over the off season. Athletes are also encouraged to get involved in school cycling. If your school does not have a team we can put you in touch with composite teams.

Athletes are also encouraged to participate in open water swimming events such as the Kohi Summer Swim Series or the North Shore Beach Series 

 

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