JUNIOR CYCLING ACADEMY

The Junior Cycling Academy (JCA) provides a pathway for national championship ‘podium’ aspirational junior cyclists of any club/coach affiliation. The program compliments existing coaching (club/private) systems and does not seek to replace either.

Junior athletes (U13, U15, U17) can enter a low-cost pathway that will expose them to institute level training services and practices that aim to best prepare them for state and national championship competition.

The program involves testing, training, strength & conditioning, performance workshops including nutrition, sports psychology, tactic’s and more from tertiary trained experts in their fields

The JCA provides opportunity for coaches to engage, manage and run these sessions through a collaborative coaching process.
We see a strength in members accessing multiple coaching and training systems and encourage coaches to register interest in attending sessions

JCA athletes’ will have access to a unique clothing design that is based on their club affiliation, with branding from the various program partners also included on the design. Clothing to be purchased through provider.

What’s Involved?

• Indoor testing
• Indoor power based training (ergo)
• Strength & Conditioning for endurance/power
• Sessions aim to compliment existing club/coaching structures; and does not seek to replace them
• Members can be coached by any club/coach or individual

The program is club/coach agnostic and is inclusive to all private and club based coaching systems

Where are the sessions held?

• The service provider for the JCA is Exercise Institute, located at 34 Townshend Rd Subiaco

What is the cost?

• Costing: $99/month ($249/month value), subsidised through JCA partnerships.
• Applications for scholarships are also accepted to reduce the cost of cyclist membership to JCA

In 2021 there will be a total of 15 places award to successful applicants (including full scholarships)

JCA Scholarships

• Junior cyclists are encouraged to apply for JCA scholarships.
• Scholarships are offered on behalf of private and corporate doners who wish to see junior cyclists thrive within competitive cycling.
• Scholarship holders will gain access to over $3500 PA of services including to the following resources:

1. 12-month training access ($3000 value)
2. Cycle Clothing Provision ($300 value)
3. Junior License registration with their chosen club ($250 value)

SCHOLARSHIPS

Junior cyclists are encouraged to apply for JCA scholarships. Scholarships are offered on behalf of private and corporate donors who wish to see junior cyclists thrive within competitive cycling. Scholarship holders will gain access to over $3500 PA of services including to the following resources:

• 12-month training access ($3000 value)
• Cycle Clothing Provision ($300 value)
• Junior License registration with their chosen club ($250 value)

Applications will be reviewed toward the end of each calendar year (November), with a formal interview process occurring thereafter with the JCA committee.
Scholarship holders will be expected to maintain a code of conduct with respect to training commitments, stakeholder engagement and feedback throughout the period.

Junior athletes seeking scholarship are encouraged to apply here

Junior Cycling Academy Committee

The JCA committee will be central to guidance and strategy specific to junior cycling development and the role of the JCA in relation to existing club/private coaching systems to ensure a collaborative approach is achieved.
Committee members will be invited to from the following stakeholder groups:

AusCycle
– Junior Cycling Clubs
WestCycle
Service Provider (Exercise Institute)
– Other Stakeholders

JUNIOR CYCLING ACADEMY PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Partnerships are sort through the following tiers: Scholarship; In-Kind

Scholarship

This involves a cash payment of $2000 per scholarship.
The scholarship provides access to the program for one year ($1188 PA); cycle clothing provision ($300); junior license registration ($250); and access to branding and marketing opportunities through the JPP.

In-Kind

This involves an in-kind product or service provision of $4000 equivalent to the program, where the products or services can be shared with athletes and marketed as such.
In-kind providers will have access to branding and marketing opportunities through the JPP.

1. Title Partner (x1 partner)

$15,000
Provides scholarship access for 5x athletes (5 x scholarships); allows for x3 Talent Identification programs to be run at schools. Title Partner Branding rights

2. Major Partner (x2 partners)

$8,000
Provides Scholarship access for 3 athletes; allows for x2 Talent Identification programs to be run at schools. Major Partner Branding rights

3. Program Partner (x2)

$5,500
Provides Scholarship access for 2 athletes; allows for x1 Talent Identification programs to be run in schools. Program Partner Branding rights

4. Individual Scholarships

$2,000
Provides a scholarship for an athlete. Scholarship partner branding rights

FURTHER INFORMATION

For more information pertaining to the JCA, please contact us at jca@cyclingdevelopment.org.au

Or apply for the JCA via our webform below: