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Nomination Form

Aspire Development Academy Distance April 2019:

Online Registration Form

  Middle Distance athletes:   Mt. Smart 23 & 24 April 2019    Registrations open until the 18 April 2019:

 This is the seventh year of the Athletics Auckland Aspire Development Academies. The up-coming two-day academy will give endurance athletes aged 12-17 years the opportunity to work on advanced skills in their chosen discipline. Many of the athletes that have been through the Aspire Development Academy have gone on to represent the Auckland region at the following events:

 ·         Regional and National distance track events over the summer season

·         Regional and National Cross country and Road events over the winter season

Dates: Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 April 2019

Venue: Mt Smart Stadium

Times: 9.30am to 3.00pm

Cost: $40  ($20 for each day)

 Academy Coaches:

James Kuegler: Papakura Athletics club

Lisa Cross: Pakuranga Athletics club

Neil Bartlett: Athletics Auckland Coach Development manager.

 Athletes Coach: An invitation is offered to any athletes who have a coach to attend and share their thoughts and ideas with the Academy coaches.

Athletes: This two-day coaching event is open to all club and school athletes.

 Closing date and payment details:

Please complete your online registration via the Athletics Auckland website by Thursday 18 April 2019 (Go to tab Get Involved, scroll to Aspire academy, then under nomination form click on Academy info then click on Online registration to complete process).

Further information: If you require any further information please contact Neil Bartlett by email at development@athleticsauckland.co.nz




Academy Staff

The April 2019 Aspire Development Academy Coaches 


Facilitator and Coach: -   Neil Bartlett: Athletics Auckland Coach Development Manager. 

James Kuegler:  Papakura Athletics Club

Lisa Cross: Pakuranga Athletics Club

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