Wake Team Application for 2019
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.
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.
To provide training and skill development opportunities to U-18 athletes with the potential to attend and place at Nationals.
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.
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
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
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).
Fee's will be $400 - will include a team outfit and 2 sets of training.
The Team will hold a 50/50 Fundraiser with each athlete/family to sell 10 x $25 tickets.
Athletes are eligible for $350 in post season subsidies that are based on their event attendance.
Deadline is March 29, 2019