Programme Purpose

Athlete Confirmation
Transition to Podium level programme

Selection Criteria

NZ Senior Standard and/or evidence based tracking to achieve World Championship standard in the next 12 months
Application (commitment) and coach endorsement required (attitude, potential)
Quarterly performance tracking and reviews to retain Academy membership
4-6 Athletes


Program Delivery / Benefits

​​​​​​​Auckland/Rotorua based programme (Wero/Kaituna)
Designated HP Coaching (IPP support, personal programming, 1 pw on-water coaching)
Subsidised HP water (aligned to Podium sessions)
Gold Academy Curriculum (Nutrition, S&C, Mental Skills, Tech/Tact, Athlete Lifestyle/PD)
Domestic Camps (5/6 camps) & race-day coaching

Gold/Te Pae Whakataki Koura Coach

Mike Dawson


Upcoming Camps and Events