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Matt Valyo

Head Coach

Gabby Stolpinski

Assistant Coach

Ed DeHoratius

Team Manager

2019 USA Triathlon Northeast Junior Triathlon Select Camp

June 21 - 26, Wheaton College, Norton, MA

Camp Tuition- $995 (plus a $30 processing fee)

Invitation / Qualification Required

If you have received an invitation to this years East Select Camp. Contact Camp Director Matt Valyo via the contact  box  below to be sent your registration form. Once the form is returned, an invoice for the cam fee will be sent.

  

The Select Camp is by invitation only and focuses on advanced knowledge and skill sets to prepare athletes for national and international level competition. Athletes invited to Select Camps generally have solid results in draft legal events, strong benchmarks, or stand out performance in a single sport such as a state championship. Attendance at a previous select camp is no guarantee of an invitation the following year. 

If you are unsure whether you are eligible for an invitation, use the contact box at the bottom of the page to get in touch with Camp Director Matt Valyo. You will be asked to send an athlete resume with relevant PR’s and race results in order for you to be considered for an invitation. The ages for this camp are 15 to 18 years old as of December 31st.

 

The order of athlete invite preference is:

1 - 2018 Ranking

2 - Top 30 finish at Nationals (draft legal) or a Top 25 at a Junior/Youth Elite Cup

3 - Qualifying benchmarks (contact the camp director, this is a ONE TIME qualification)

4 - Standout Single Sport Performance (state championship, regional/national/international competition)

5 - USA Triathlon High Performance Staff recommendation

 

This event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon and meets the standards of the national development camp curriculum.

 

Our Coaching Staff

Matthew Valyo - Camp Director, Head Coach

  • USA Triathlon Talent ID Liaison

  • Certified Level 2/Youth and Junior Certified Coach                       

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Personal Trainer 

  • Team Director/Head Coach of the TAF Junior Triathlon High Performance Team    

  • Pursuing a degree in Exercise and Sport Science at Fitchburg State University

  • Conducting first of its kind research concerning youth and junior elite triathletes                                                                     

 

Caryn "CJ" Jaffe - Assistant Camp Coach

  • Certified Level 1 coach 

  • Registered Nurse

  • Five time Ironman finisher (with Chronic Lyme Disease)

  • Former Paramedic (including the 1996 Olympic Games) 

Wes Johnson - Assistant Camp Coach

  • Certified Level II Coach

  • U.S. Coach for the 2016 Paralympics, 2018 CAMTRI Junior Championships

 

Kurt Perham - Bike Specialist Coach

  • USA Cycling Certified Level I (equivalent to a USAT Level III)

  • USA Triathlon Level III

 

Chris Kibler - Run Specialist, Strength and Conditioning

  • Head Cross Country Coach- Mt. Holyoke College

  • BS in Exercise and Sports Science

 

Gabriela Stolpinski - Assistant Camp Coach

  • Certified Level 1 coach

  • 8 years junior/youth elite racing experience

 

Prerequisites

Swim: 500 yds freestyle, non stop

Bike: USAT Age Appropriate Distance (10 to 20K) non-stop; road bikes only; NO TRI OR HYBRID BIKES

Run: USAT Age Appropriate Distance (2.5 to 5K) non-stop