Yellow Team- Intermediate
Yellow Team is usually for returning team members who will be working to refine and develop more sports specific skills while continuing to build on the foundation for Green level. It is important to continue to build the frame work so the kids can achieve more goals and develop more skill levels.
RED Team- Newbies to the team who are learning the sport,
no experience needed
FUN, skill development and understanding the sport is vital. Our Red team practices with the team but when we break up in to groups they go and learn their basic skills at their stations. Basic skills in include:
Development of swimming, biking, running skills, transition between the sports, confidence building, basic USA Triathlon rules, a nutritional program, strength training, learning to be safe and building fun training habits. Goal for this level is to race safely and have fun.
Excell kids is the more advanced team. This program is designed to do more training and be more competitive. Each kid will learn how to train safely and be able to set personal goals while learning how to be a better athlete.
Weekly training accountability Train to ride as a group
Learn to road ride safely Learn Safe Strength training
Learn better technique swimming Train to Run a 5K
Learn to set goals and manage Team building and Sportsmanship
Learn nutrition and healthy eating Learn important Recovery techniques
3 Great friends & Teammates
FREE Bike Loaner program, provided by JCC & Excell Tri Coaching (limited number)
FREE Helmet Program sponsored by Genesis OB/GYN Dr Victoria Feweel
What does the Purple Minions Program offer?
What do we like to do:
Go Purple Minions!
Warm up for all practices
Jacob Running 1st lap
Green Team- Advanced
Green Team is for kids with some tri experience but needs to work on and develop stronger skills and endurance levels to compete in a local Triathlon, a 5K, or just have fun with others while learning about the sport. The Green team is focusing on building a stronger frame work of knowledge for physical endurance, physical strength, a good understanding of nutritional concepts, the use and following of the USA Triathlon guidelines of Racing, having good time management for training, and the mental skills tools for self confidence and respect your team mates, while using safe training practice/habits, and of course a good dose of fun.
Purple minion Tri race start
T2 of Purple Minions Race
Purple Team- Elite race team
This is where the training begins. More speed, more distance and technique's for competitive racing. Each athlete will learn how to train safely and be able to set personal goals while learning how to be a better athlete.
Train to do a Sprint triathlon as a group, Learn better technique swimming
Train to Run a 5K Learn to set goals and manage, Learn important Recovery techniques
Swim- must be able to swim 100 yards- 3:30
Bike- must have a Road bike, Double sided pedals, and be able to ride 8 miles
HELMETS required and must pass safety inspection
Run- must have a good pair of running shoes and able to run 1 mile without stopping
All athletes parents must fill out or update a health history
USA triathlon youth membership required
Purple Minions Team- Ages 6-16
2019 NO EXPEREINCE NEEDED
Practice Times: Red, Yellow, and Green levels
Tuesday- 4:00-4:25pm, Swimming practice, 4:35-5:45pm Team practice
Thursday 4:00-4:25pm, Swimming practice, 4:35-5:45pm Team Practice
Practice times: Purple Level- Elite team (Experience necessary)
Tuesday and Thursday- 4:00pm- 5:45pm
Additional practice may be scheduled
Full Payments- $245 members, $285 non members
monthly payments-$90 members Monthly, $99 Non members monthly
Register at JCC Sports Desk or on line at:
Call the JCC at 520-299-3000
Two Great Kids Programs
What does the Excell Tri Kids, Elite Program offer?
Brothers and friends
Excell Elites Kids Tri Club
Training at: Tucson JCC- Experience required, bike requirements
2015 Purple minions Team
Addy & Coach Rachel riding
Emily & Coach Lisa at El tour
Samson Finishing First Tri
Scholarship funds available- Ask Coach Robin
Head Coach Robin Kremer and Clark Reeves
Certificate USA Triathlon Youth and Juniors
All Youth Curriculum based on USA Triathlon Standards
Assistant Coaches: Jen Weiser, Tami Robertson
Nutritional Coach Joanie Rogucki
Purple Minions Youth Tri Club
Located at: Tucson JCC 3800 East River Road
Jan 29-April 28, 2019