Programme Purpose

Athlete Development for promising paddlers

Selection Criteria

  • NZ U23 or Junior Team Selection standards and/or evidence based tracking to achieve standards
    in next 12 months
  • Application (commitment) and coach endorsement required (attitude, potential)
  • Quarterly performance tracking and reviews to retain Academy membership
  • 8-12 Athletes​​​​​​​

Program Delivery / Benefits

  • Dedicated Silver Squad Coach (IPP support, personal programming, liaison with club coach, weekly individual and group check-ins, analysis and online dedicated training support)

  • Regional / Club based training / coaching

  • Access to subsidised water sessions at Wero (aligned to Podium sessions)

  • Silver Academy Curriculum (IPP development, Nutrition, S&C, Mental Skills, Tech/Tact, Lifestyle/PD, Post school transition - U23)

  • Training Tilt subscription and uniform

  • Domestic Camps (4 national camps) & race-day coaching

Silver / Hiriwa Coach

Nico Baudoin

E:  [email protected]​​​​​​​​​​​​

Academy News/ Updates​​​​​​​


15 - 18 December 2024

Vector Wero Whitewater Park

Academy News/ Updates

Upcoming Camps

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2021/2022 Silver / Te Pae Whakau Hiriwa Academy Athletes

​​​​​​​Ben Pilbrow

Charlie Evans

Holly Sheaff

Jamiee Wilson

Kahlia Cullwick

Vincent Bloor