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Applications are now open for the 2023-2024 Ontario Track Academy

Ontario Cycling and the National Cycling Institute Milton will continue hosting a high-performance track program for identified athletes in the 2023-24 season.  The Ontario Track Development Academy is designed to provide athletes an enhanced training environment involving quality coaching, on-track training, and sport science integration including prescribed in monitored strength and conditioning. 

Program Objectives

  • To assess and identify athletes with the potential of achieving a Cycling Canada junior time standard within 1-3 years 
  • To provide identified athletes with a best in class training environment to maximize athlete performances
  • To transition athletes from provincial into national team programming 

Program Schedule

  • Tuesday’s
    • 5:00-6:00pm – Strength and Conditioning Session [CSIO Gym]
    • 6:30pm – 8:30pm – On-track training
  • Saturdays – Specific skills camps hosted Nov, Dec, Jan (1x/month).

Program Costs

  • Full program $1200

Full payment or 50% due Oct. 31, 2023

*Athletes starting in January will be charged the instalment #1 fee [includes kit/clothing].

Athletes selected to join at any other point will have a prorated fee

Fee includes: All coaching, on-track training, identified camps, S+C programming and CSIO gym access, skinsuit and clothing, and sport science workshops.

Athlete Applications & Selection Process

  • Interested athletes must complete an online application by Sunday Sept 10th

  • Athletes meeting the athlete profile below will be invited to attend a minimum of 2 assessment sessions [Sep 26, Oct 3, Oct 10]

  • Athletes will be selected based on the priority criteria below. Final selections will be announced no later than Friday Oct. 13th 

Athlete Profile

  • Athletes age 16-18 in 2024 [exceptions considered]
  • Athletes with race experience at O-Cup level or higher
  • Athletes with demonstrated track skill, knowledge, and tactics
  • Athletes with demonstrated success in other endurance-based cycling sports [outside of track]
  • Athletes with goal of representing Canada at Junior World Championships within 1-3 years    

Selection Criteria

Please find specific details and selection criteria in the document attached.


Please direct any questions about this project to Amber Hutchinson, OC Technical Lead