The WRAS program provides high performance coaching and training opportunities to up-skill athletes and assist them in progressing to higher representation within the sport of triathlon.

The WRAS Triathlon program is endorsed by Triathlon NSW, the program provides development opportunities for athletes in areas of technical skill, education, strength & conditioning and personal development preparing athletes for the next level of elite sport representation.

The 2022 Triathlon Program will run from September 2021 to April 2022. Nominations for the 2022 Triathlon Program will open in August 2021. Athletes will graduate at the 2022 Presentation Night in August.

Nominations for the 2022 Triathlon program have now closed.

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To be eligible for the selection in the 2022 program athletes must: 

  • be turning 13-17 years old in 2022
  • be living or attending school in the WRAS catchment area
  • be a current financial member of their local club and Triathlon NSW
  • submit a nomination form before the closing date
  • be committed to progressing to higher levels of representation within the sport of Triathlon

The following selection criteria may be taken into consideration during the selection process: 

Physical attributes and capabilities
Technical competence
Tactical awareness
Potential to improve
Competitive ability
Individual application
Performance and results at specific events
Coachability and behaviour

  • Intensive training sessions by local elite coaches
  • Skill development
  • Inter-Academy Development camps
  • Injury prevention screenings and training programs
  • Sports science fitness testing
  • Educational seminars
  • Opportunities to compete in elite events such as the Your Local Club Academy Games

Coach: Luke Gillmer (Bathurst)

Coach : Rory Thornhill (Orange)

2022 Triathlon Athlete Squad

Sam Bayada (Orange)
Emily Bennett (Bathurst)
Molly Dean (Orange)
Sophie Martin (Orange)
Halle Potter (Mudgee)
Amy Robinson (Orange)
Riley Taylor (Mudgee)
Jessie Tudor (Orange)