Always In Motion

Applications are now open for BMX Performance Program – Targeted ages 15-U23

The goal of this program is to help prepare and develop athletes for success at national level competition with the objective of progressing into National projects and programs. Training sessions and projects are led and supported by expert coaches and sport science practitioners in the fields of nutrition, strength and conditioning, and mental performance. Club and athlete personal coaches may also be invited to attend these sessions.

Program Staff:

Britney Hovencamp, Provincial BMX Coach

Josh Samells, Performance Support Coach

Kevin Iwasa-Madge, Sport Science Lead

Athlete Selection Criteria:

1) Top 5 result at 2023 Canadian BMX Championships*

2) Top 3 result at 2023 Canada Cup*

3) 2024 OHPSI Program Athletes

4) Ontario Cycling and Cycling Canada Recommendation

  • With consideration towards performance results at Nationals/Canada Cups and other high level competitions

*Number of riders and depth at competition will be taken into consideration

Additional Program Details and Requirements

  • Commitment to Full-time training alongside a detailed YTP (yearly training plan)
  • Dedicated and NCCP Certified Coach
  • Maximum 15 athletes
  • Consideration towards Gender Equity
BMX coach instructing bmx riders before they drop into the pump track

Program Fee:

$700 Total

This program fee includes:

Coaching and sport science support at training and competitions, pre-race training sessions at the Rockhill Project and Canadian Championships.

Applications:

Applications close Sunday Jan 14th, 2024

Please note – the BMX Rising Stars Program for athlete ages 12 to 14 is a different program application and will be announced separately.

 

Tentative Schedule:

 

Date Details Location
February 2-3

Performance Program Camp

JoyRide150 &

CSIO Scarborough

March 15 - 17

Train & Raxe US Carolina Nationals

Rockhill
March 22

Training Session

JoyRide150
April 12

Training Session

JoyRide150
May & June

Performance Program DTE

Friday Mornings / May 17 start date is tentative

Pan Am Track, Etobicoke
June 14-15

Nationals Preparation Camp

Team Ontario Selection

Pan Am Track, Etobicoke
July 6 - 7

Canadian BMX Championships

Team Ontario Prep Sessions

QC
July & August

Performance Program DTE

Friday mornings

Pan Am Track, Etobicoke
TBD

BMX Provincial Championships

Stouffville

For any further inquiries please reach out to [email protected]