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Cycling

A National Training Centre program conducted by the Tasmanian Institute of Sport in partnership with Cycling Australia (CA) and Cycling Tasmania (CT).

Objective:

To identify and develop talented Tasmanian athletes with the potential to progress to National squad/team level and represent Australia at junior and/or senior level.

Program:

There are three components to the program structure. The pathway starts with Talent Identification (tier 1 and 2) which leads into the Talent Development Academy (tier 3 and 4) where the top athletes (tier 4) will be offered a TIS Talent Development Scholarship. This feeds into TIS High Performance Scholarships which can be either; National Training Centre (speed or endurance) or Individual (road, mountain bike, BMX).

To support the development of Tasmania’s elite cyclists, the TIS offer scholarships which provide access to the below:
- strength and conditioning
- nutrition
- massage
- coaching
- sport psychology
- sport science
- athlete wellbeing and engagement services (formally known as personal excellence)
- access to specialised equipment
- support for athletes competing in national and international events

Selection:

The cycling program operates under a specific selection criteria for Track and Road guided by Cycling Australia. Following major National and International cycling events potential new scholarships will be considered.

Some examples include:

  • National Championships
  • Oceania Championships
  • UCI Events

To enquire, contact the Head Coach.

Program Year:

1 May to 30 April.

Other TIS Programs:

TIS Racing Team:

A partnership has been formed with Tas Pro Cycling, StLukes Health, Dulux, Giant, Petuna, and Spirit of Tasmania to provide a team structure for scholarship athletes to participate in National Road Series events (NRS).

Please follow the TIS Racing Team as they compete in the National Road Series.


For more details:

Matthew Gilmore
NTC Head Cycling Coach
EmailMatthew.Gilmore@tis.tas.gov.au

James Watson
Cycling Coach
Email: James.Watson@tis.tas.gov.au


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