Wake Team Application for 2019

APPLY BY
MAR 29, 2019

ABOUT THE TEAMS:

The Alberta Wake Teams represent athletes who have a desire and commitment to excel in Wake Sport disciplines.  In 2019, the Provincial Teams will include wakesurf, wakeboard and hydrofoil.

 

OPPORTUNITIES:

Being on the team grants many opportunities for skill development, including:

  • having unique early season training opportunities with professional coaches

  • the chance to become an official

  • ongoing coaching and mentorship opportunities

  • involvement in the wake sports community at events

  • and support for attending events and training

 

Team members get to know other young athletes with the same love of the sport and build lasting friendships.

 

COMPETITIVE TEAM:

To provide training and skill development opportunities to U-18 athletes with the potential to attend and place at Nationals.

 

DEVELOPMENT TEAM:

To provide a training program where commitment and development are the primary focus.  This program will strive to develop well-rounded athletes that become ambassadors for the sport and train to become in the top of their division by age 14-16.

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

  • Open to U-18 Athletes

  • Amateur athletes only - no professional athletes

  • 18 possible spots, with a maximum of 5 for wakeboard

  • 2018 event and team participation will be considered but an athlete with no prior competition experience may be eligible for the team.

 

HOW TO APPLY: (fill out the form application form - see button below)

  • Provide 2018 event participation and highlights (i.e. personal best or placement)

  • Provide Trick/Skills List

  • List your 2019 Goals

  • Provide a Recommendation Letter - Letter with expression of interest (i.e. why do you want to be on the Wake Team?)

 

REQUIREMENTS AS PART OF THE TEAM:

The athletes selected for the Teams, shall be responsible to submit

  • A training/goals development plan

  • Sign an athlete agreement/code of conduct

 

DEVELOPMENT TEAM:

Athletes determined to meet development status by the committee will have to attend the following to receive their full training subsidy:

  • Attend all 4 provincial stops including provincials

 

COMPETITIVE TEAM:

Athletes determined to meet competitive status by the committee will have to attend the following to receive their full training subsidy:

  • Attend 3 out of 4 provincial stops including provincials + WSWC Nationals (an international event shall be considered in lieu of a regular wakestop).

 

FEES:

Fee's will be $400 - will include a team outfit and 2 sets of training.

 

FUNDRAISING:

The Team will hold a 50/50 Fundraiser with each athlete/family to sell 10 x $25 tickets.

 

SUBSIDY:

Athletes are eligible for $350 in post season subsidies that are based on their event attendance.

 

Deadline is March 29, 2019

Wake Team Application for 2019

 

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