2011 USAT South Midwest
Collegiate Triathlon Camp
November 18-20, 2011
New Orleans, Louisiana
To view the Collegiate Skills Camp
Welcome Letter, click the link below:
2011 Collegiate Skills Camp Welcome Letter
To view the
2011 Collegiate Skills Camp Itinerary, click the link
2011 Collegiate Skills Camp Itinerary
USAT SMW is proud to
provide this amazing opportunity for our region's collegiate triathletes.
At the core of the camp will be swim, bike & run specific skill work
encompassed by a layer of activities designed to expose participants to
all aspects of multisport training. Camp will be based out of the
Elmwood Fitness Center, a USAT Certified Training Center, under the
guidance of an expert coaching staff. Are you seeking a supportive
environment where you can learn more about a healthy multisport
lifestyle? Are you a competitive triathlete eager to pursue a
successful multisport career? The SMW Collegiate Triathlon Camp is the
ideal platform for both.
**WHAT (to expect):
Swim Economy will be addressed by focusing on technique using:
Open water swim specific skills
Cycling Effectiveness will be improved through:
Technical discussion on proper bike fit and position
Run Efficiency will be addressed through:
Transitioning for Efficiency and Speed including mounts and dismounts
Break out and meal presentations covering
Building your collegiate team
Mental tools to help retain presence and remain focused
"Why is my coach prescribing this workout?" A discussion about
intensity, volume, and frequency
Breakfast provided on Saturday/Sunday, lunch provided on Saturday, and
dinner provided on Saturday
Commemorative 2011 SMW Collegiate Camp
1/4 zip long sleeve tech pullover w/hand warmers
Hammer Heed and Athletes Honey Milk
will be provided
*Each athlete is
responsible for their own transportation and lodging.
**Camp itinerary subject
to change. A final schedule will be made available on the SMW website no
later than November 1, 2011
WHAT (to bring):
Swim-swim suit, wetsuit, goggles, 2 swim
caps, 2 towels, and body glide
Bike-road or triathlon bike in well
maintained condition, USAT approved bike helmet, shoes, gloves, layered
cycling clothing, 2 water bottles, and nutritional items (sports drinks,
gels, and bars)
Run-running shoes, attire, heart rate
monitor and/or watch
Elmwood Fitness Center
1200 South Clearview
Parkway, Suite 1200
Elmwood Plaza Shopping
Harahan, Louisiana 70123
Camp begins Friday,
18th @ 1p and ends Sunday, November 20th @ 1p.
If classes prevent an
early Thursday or Friday arrival, interested participants can still be
WHO (is the staff):
Coaching for this event
will be led by:
Shelly O'Brien, USA Triathlon L3 & International Elite Development
Coach, SMW Regional Athlete Development Coordinator
Frank Cortese, USA Triathlon and USA Track & Field L1 Coach, SMW
Doug Fairchild, USA Triathlon and USA Cycling Coach
Ben Elder, USA Triathlon L2 Coach
Jeff Delaune, USA Triathlon L2 Coach
WHO (can attend):
All athletes must be full-time students within the 2011-2012 academic
year (undergrad or graduate)
A maximum age of 28.
All athletes must be USAT annual members.
All experience levels but athlete must be able to swim 300yds without
stopping, Cycle 60 min, and run 30min.
Designated Team Coaches (may not be a student) who have at least 7
athletes attending may participate at no charge. However, they must be
available to assist with group instruction. Please contact the event
director, Frank Cortese, at firstname.lastname@example.org to
COST (registration is
limited to 50 participants):
$50 until Oct 21st, $75 until Nov 14th
Until September 1st, 2010 registration is limited to the first 7 athletes per
college or university. If more than 7 register, the 8th athlete will be
notified and will need to re-register at open registration on Oct 1st.
No exceptions Apply.
Athletes enrolled in a college or university that does not have an
organized triathlon team are welcome.
If a team has more than 7 athletes who are interested, registration will
open on a first come, first serve basis on October 1st, 2011.
No refunds are allowed. However an athlete may transfer their
registration. To do so please contact the event director, Frank Cortese,
Brent House Hotel
1512 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
Contact: Monica Carruth
at mcarruth@BrentHouse.com or call (504) 842-6293
A discounted rate of $89
plus tax/night is available Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights.
The rate will be valid as
long as rooms are available.
Athlete Profiler is a virtual "athletic resume" for athletes who desire to be part of USA Triathlon's development and elite programs. The Athlete Profiler has been created to help our athletes keep USA Triathlon staff coaches up-to-date on current contact information, personal-best times and race performances. USA Triathlon staff will use the information in the database for recruitment and communication to keep the athletes up to date on national and regional elite and development camps, races, and other opportunities.
Contact your Regional Athlete Development Coordinator (RADC)