North West

North West Academy

EFS is proud to support the North West Academy.

Regional Academy 

The North West Regional Triathlon Academy is the first step on British Triathlon's Performance Pathway, supporting the development of young and talented athletes aged 14-18 within the North West of England.  The NW academy is one of 12 across Britain with the ultimate goal to develop athletes to achieve at the highest levels of the sport.

Trial dates for 20222-2023 can now be found on the Selection Trials page.

About the Academy

The North West region consists of the following areas:

  1. Cheshire
  2. Merseyside
  3. Lancashire
  4. Greater Manchester
  5. Cumbria

Academy Purpose:

  • Provide positive and engaging triathlon experiences that add value to build a love of training and the sport
  • Exposure through training and educational sessions to the skills, knowledge and performance behaviours and standards required to succeed in performance triathlon
  • Identify and support talent by monitoring results at local events and establishing links with local swim/cycle/run/triathlon clubs
  • Provide support for talent via triathlon club coaches and parents
  • Guide and prepare athletes towards gaining a place on the Triathlon England Next Generation Squad 

Further guidance:

  • The academy is for athletes aged 14-18 years old (athletes must be 15 between Jan 1st 2023 and December 31st 2023 and therefore competing as a Youth A.  Athletes aged 18/19 will need to demonstrate they are on a rapidly improving trajectory or are new to the sport.
  • You should read the Regional Academy Guide very carefully, it will help when deciding whether or not to apply. 
  • Further supporting information for the North West trials can be found on the Selection Trials page.
  • If you are offered a place in the Academy you will be required to become a member of Triathlon England if you aren't already.  

Academy Contacts

Head Coach: Katie Hewison


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