Paddle Australia has announced the 2019/20 Canoe Sprint National Talent Squad (NTS), which follows the selection of the Under 16 and Junior National teams after the National Canoe Sprint Championships in March.
Paddle Australia’s (PA) – Canoe Sprint National Talent Squad (NTS) aims to provide ongoing support for athletes selected as members of the 2019, Under 16 and Junior (U18) National Teams, plus additional identified talented athletes. Congratulations all!
The NTS initiative aims to assist in athlete preparation towards a higher international performance, through provision of coaching expertise, training opportunities, performance support, athlete education and exposure to high performance environments and practices.
About the Canoe Sprint NTS initiative
Canoe Sprint NTS athletes may at times benefit from a range of activities including:
- Paddling sessions/clinics/camps with State Institute and Academy of Sport coaches and squads and access to coaching support from Performance Pathway Hub Coaches.
- International competition and tour support.
- Domestic camp support – for athletes identified in national teams and squads.
- Athlete wellbeing and engagement workshops.
- Introduction and access to Strength and Conditioning and ongoing support which
may include programs and lifting technique reviews and evaluation.
- Introduction and exposure to high performance training procedures and
additional performance support
See official announcement here: 2019.2020 National Talent Squad – NTS.
2019 / 2020 National Talent Squad
Alderson, Jeremy (WA) 2003
Allen, Ashby (NSW) 2003
Hardwick, Daniel (QLD) 2004
Hyde, Tim (WA) 2004
Schooley, Toby (NSW) 2003
Bates, Demi (SA) 2004
Brown, Harriet (WA) 2003
Clarke, Riley (NSW) 2003
Good-Gerne, Angelina (WA) 2003
Richardson, Chaise (QLD) 2003
Rupenovic, Isabelle (NSW) 2003
Burchard, Lauren (SA) (Canoe) 2003
Donnelly, Rachel (SA) (Canoe) 2004
*Brodhurst-Hill, Carter (QLD) 2001
Egger, Luke (WA) 2002
*Kneebone-Ellis, Jesse (SA) 2001
*Koekemoer, Tinus (NSW) 2001
*Kucharski, Daniel (SA) 2001
*Newton, Eli (NSW) 2001
Sheppard, Jarrah (NSW) 2002
*Wilson, Kobe (WA) 2001
**Armstrong, Fletcher (NSW) 2002
Boldy, Noah (WA) 2004
Loughry, Lincoln (SA) 2002
Tucker, Oliver (SA) 2004
*Fay, Alicia (QLD) 2001
*Karlen, Kailey (NSW) 2001
Massie, Jenaya (QLD) 2002
*Ray, Yasemin (WA) 2001
*Schoene, Ashlee (SA) 2001
Smyth, Charli (SA) 2002
Van der Kwartel, Alisa (NSW) 2002
Vesely, Nicci (NSW) 2002
*Webber, Caitlin (SA) 2001
Wills-Grace, Phoebe (QLD) 2002
Alexis, Harriette (WA) 2002
Locke, Jasmine (NSW) 2002
Lund, Ava (QLD) 2004
*Last year U18, 2019 – NTS support provided until final U18 International competition in 2019
** Returning from injury