South West

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South West Regional Academy

"Creating a high performance triathlon squad that can perform confidently and consistently throughout the season and beyond." 

Welcome to the home of the Triathlon England South West Triathlon Academy.  Here you will find all the information you need about the academy, which is one of several academies that make up the first rung of the Talent Pathway and is designed to deliver coaching centred around the Athlete Development Framework.

You can find out more about the talent pathway here.

Useful Resources

To find out more about how Academies work please read our Academy Handbook here.

To find out more about how selection works and for our points calculator please look here.

To find out more about gear restrictions for youth athletes please look here.

To find out more about the support for Parents in the Performance Pathway please click here.


The South West Regional academy is headed up by Sarah Kemp. For further information and any questions please use the contact e-mail below:



As part of the national performance pathway athletes in the South West Triathlon Academy have to achieve certain standards.

How to Apply

Find out more about how to join the academy and the assessment trials we run every September.

Training Weekends

The academy runs multiple weekend and single training days and camps during the year.

Academy Coaches

Find out more about the coaches involved with the academy.

Current Academy Athletes

Find out who is currently on the South West Academy

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