Sprint Kayak


Nominations for the 2024/25 Program will open in June/July.

The CCAS Sprint Kayak Program exists to provide a unique opportunity for local athletes to gain further individual skill and personal development that will assist them in gaining higher representative selection in the sport of Sprint Kayak. Applicants should be looking to progress to State and National selection. The CCAS Sprint Kayak program will run weekly (with session frequency dependent on assessment of the level of athlete selected).

The aim of the CCAS Sprint Kayak program is to provide identified athletes progression into higher representation with Paddle NSW, NSWIS and Paddle Australia.

CCAS Kayak athletes will have access to the following benefits:

  • CCAS Merchandise pack
  • Weekly Squad training sessions – 30 Weeks (frequency of sessions per week are determined by level of athlete)
  • Weekly Strength & Conditioning training and/or programming
  • Education Sessions on topics such as Nutrition, Sports Psychology, Drugs in Sport and Youth Leadership
  • A musculoskeletal screening and education session
  • Athletes must be born in 1999– 2009 (inclusive)
  • Currently reside within Central Coast Council LGA
  • Be committed to progressing to higher representation within the sport of Kayaking
  • Current or willing to become a member of a Kayaking Club

A trial will be held to select the Sprint Kayak Squad. Athlete ability will be assessed and successful athletes will be offered a training package according to their current and potential skill levels. The CCAS decision/s regarding athlete selection is based on objective and subjective measures and the CCAS hold final responsibility for the selection of athletes.


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