4th Annual Youth & Junior Elite Holiday Training Camp

Athletes Race Age 11-18 preparing for the 2019 ITU & USAT Draft-Legal Season

 

Join the Playtri High Performance Team coaches this December for four days of intensive training and education geared towards young triathletes ages 11-18 who are preparing for the 2019 ITU and USAT junior elite racing series. This is an opportunity for athletes to not only learn from experienced pro and ITU athletes and coaches, but also to experience the joy of training alongside like-minded athletes.

WHEN

December 27th - December 30th, 2018

Detailed schedule available below

WHERE

Playtri McKinney Training Facility

7951 Collin McKinney Pkwy, McKinney, TX 75070

WHAT

This camp is intended for competitive youth and junior athletes with the goal of preparing for the 2019 ITU and USAT junior race series. Athletes should anticipate challenging training sessions geared towards this level of competition. This camp is not intended for casual participants, or athletes new to the sport. If you are unsure if this program is right for your child, please don't hesitate to email morgan@playtri.com with any questions.

Tentative Schedule

Click Here for the Camp Packing List

Staff

Coaches:

  • Morgan Johnson Hoffman - USAT Level II and Youth & Juniors Certified Coach, USAC Level III Certified Coach, USAT High Performance Team Head Coach, ASCA Coach Member, Former Team USA member (Short Course AG World Championship, Beijing 2011), Bianchi Dama Ambassador, USAT Coach Education Contributor

  • Erin Storie - Team USA Athlete, USOC Athlete Advisory Representative for USAT, pursuing qualification to compete for USA Triathlon in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

  • Eric Gusa - Former D1 freestyle swimmer, Team USA member 2017/2018, three years of successful amateur draft-legal competition

  • Ahmed Zaher - Former ITU Short Course professional athlete (Egypt - 2012 African Olympic Trials, 8th place), 8-time Kona finisher, Olympic Freestyle Swim Qualifier, Founder of Playtri

  • Mohamed El-Saied - ITU Short Course professional athlete and Project 2020 athlete (Egypt), 2015 U23 Aquathlon World Championship Silver Medalist

  Morgan Hoffman

Morgan Hoffman

  Erin Storie

Erin Storie

  Eric Gusa

Eric Gusa

  Ahmed Zaher

Ahmed Zaher

  Mohamed El-Saied

Mohamed El-Saied

 

Cost

Camp cost is $349 - athletes can also select a meal plan for $50 upon registration that will include three snacks, three lunches and two dinners.

Homestays may be available - please email morgan@playtri.com for details.

Refunds and Transfers

There will be no refunds for this event. In the case of a cancellation, event directors may choose to refund fees, or transfer them to another event. Requests for individual transfers will be considered and decided on a case-to-case basis.

High Performance Teams

Coaches, please email morgan@playtri.com with any questions, or if athletes from your team are interested in attending. We are respectful of the fact that you are managing a long-term plan for your athletes, and we hope that our camp can be an effective part of your plan. We are also happy to send any testing results, video, and other feedback to you following the event.

 

Lodging

Recommended hotels within an easy and safe bike ride of the Playtri McKinney Training Facility are:

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites McKinney-Frisco East (214) 495-0029

  • La Quinta Inn & Suites McKinney (972) 908-2370

Registration

Camp is limited to 30 athletes and registration will be first come/first serve - please register early if your athlete plans to attend!