Attention parents of kiddos interested in triathlon! New for the coming 2018 triathlon season, Sally Drake and Libby Fennewald are joining forces to coach and manage the Little Shark Youth Triathlon Club. And more great news, there will be a new junior's program called "Junior Sharks" for those looking to work towards duathlons, super sprint triathons, and sprint triathlons.
We also have opportunities for elite kids and juniors who meet benchmarks in each sport the opportunity to be promoted to the USAT Z3 High Performance Team led by Jenny Weber out of Des Moines, Iowa.
You are invited to attend an informational meeting. We will talk about training sessions available, races planned, coaching options, and our fees. Pick from one of the informational meetings below:
Important Date! - Saturday, February 10th at Noon for youth, juniors and parents.
Swim Evaluations at Parkway West High School, 14653 Clayton Road, Chesterfield, MO 63011
Who: Anyone Interested in multi-sports, swimming, biking, and running.
Eligibility for team discount at Athletic Republic and Power Up
USA Triathlon sanctioned club
USAT Club Program Insurance
Team discounts for Big Shark sponsored races (discount code provided.)
Big Shark Store discount 10% to families for triathlon gear. Bicycle specials TBD
Coaching at Big Shark Sponsored triathlon races for kids
Registration Information Coming Soon!
Sample uniform kits will be available for sizing at Big Shark West in December and January. Uniform Kit Orders will be placed only once this year. Last opportunity to order will be in January. Prices depend on size of team order. A technical shirt option will be available.
Take a look at additional training options available to Little Sharks by our partners and sponsors:
Nutriformance/Athletic Republic brings together the key components of improved speed, agility, power and overall athletic performance. Throughout the training period, specific attention is given to sprint mechanics, neuromuscular coordination, anaerobic and aerobic conditioning and muscle physiology, all for the specific purpose of improving every athlete's performance.
Cost: $99/mo + tax allows student-athletes the opportunity to train in small groups 1-2x per week using acceleration protocol. $170/mo + tax for 3-4x per week.
Nutriformance/Athletic Republic is located at 10407 Clayton Road, Frontenac, MO 63131
Contact Charlie McDoniel, MS, Office 314-432-6103, Cell: 314-707-4341, firstname.lastname@example.org
Power Up Training Center @ Big Shark West is an indoor cycling training facility. Using their own bicycles on Computrainer stationary trainers, the young athletes are guided through their own personalized workout by our professional coaching staff. In addition to working on improving fitness, workouts include coaching cycling skills such as: proper use of gears and how to set a race pace. Bicycles must have a 26" or larger wheel to fit in the Computrainers.
Cost: Special Little Shark Program Pricing, Contact Jim Schneider, Hear Coach, 636-875-4334, email@example.com
Parkway Swim Club offers both competitive and preparatory programs. The prep program is a seasonal (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer) program for the casually committed swimmer. These groups are for those swimmers looking to grow, learn and have fun in the sport of swimming, while possibly preparing for a more successful summer league and or High School swim season.
Contact Andy Ripp, Head Age Group Coach, 636-236-6927, firstname.lastname@example.org
Some practices at New Town have an Open Water Swim Option prior to practice. Fees TBD
BackYard Lifeguards will be on duty. Open water swim skills test will be administered by BackYard Lifeguards before youth participants can safely participate in open water swims at New Town. This is not a learn to swim program, but a chance to get acquainted swimming in open water.