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Triathlon Australia

Triathlon Australia logoTriathlon Australia is thrilled to offer its Sporting Schools program, to children across Australia’s school yards.

Triathlon Australia will be offering a junior triathlon program to develop fundamental skills required for sport in children between the ages 7 – 12 years.

Fundamental movement skills are required for kids to develop basic movement literacy successfully, which will then encourage their successful participation in any sport. Children with these experiences are far more likely to enjoy successful, lifelong participation in a range of sports and active recreational pursuits.

Triathlon Australia is pleased to partner with the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) to deliver this $160 million Australian Government initiative to get more children playing more sport.

As the national sporting organisation (NSO) for Triathlon, we offer schools and coaches quality programs that encourage children to participate in this great sport. 

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THE TRIATHLON AUSTRALIA PRODUCT

Weet-bix try starsTRYstars in Schools allows children to develop fundamental movement and triathlon specific skills and tactics through fun games and activities, rather than performing traditional skill-based drills in isolation. Each session is designed with a particular sporting outcome and skill development focus in mind and games are selected purposefully to achieve these objectives.

Coaches play a facilitator role rather than a director’s role. They set challenges for the kids to find solutions through games, rather than instructing kids how to perform a particular skill. This engages kids in the game at a level that suits their own ability and helps them to learn through self-discovery and working with and observing other kids.

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TEACHERS AND COACHES ARE OUR ASSETS

Triathlon Australia values the role of teachers not just in the classroom but in the school yard as well. Their enthusiasm for improving children’s lives is often understated. Society places its trust and confidence in teachers who as educators, have one of the most important roles for our children, outside of parents and carers.

Coaches are also a wonderful influence on children throughout their formative years. Coaches are the people who deliver the skills with fun and enjoyment.

The information below is a guide to how schools, coaches and sporting organisations can deliver the Triathlon program within Sporting Schools.

Essentials for schools   Essentials for coaches   Essentials for sporting organisations

CONTACTS

Please contact your relevant state contact below.

ACT
Contact: Craig Johns
Email: admin@act.triathlon.org.au
Phone: (02) 6260 4430

NSW
Contact: Simon McGuinness
Email: membership@nsw.triathlon.org.au
Phone: (02) 8488 6250

NT
Contact: Megan Pickering
Email: eo@nt.triathlon.org.au

QLD
Contact: Emma McCarthy
Email: support@qld.triathlon.org.au
Phone: (07) 3369 9600

SA
Contact: Jason Delfos
Email: development@sa.triathlon.org.au
Phone: (08) 8363 9133 

TAS
Contact: Brady Butcher
Email: admin@tas.triathlon.org.au
Phone: 0407 037 675

VIC
Contact: Rob Ward
Email: membership@vic.triathlon.org.au
Phone: (03) 9598 8686

WA
Contact: Kathryn Clare
Email: schools@wa.triathlon.org.au
Phone: (08) 9443 9778 

National
Contact: Tracy Doherty - National Participation Programs Coordinator 
Email: tracy.doherty@triathlon.org.au

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