Posts by John Lenehan

Chairperson

Sign Constitution Chair Meetings Ensure that the club is affiliated with TI Ensure that TI pays the correct amount for membership Ensure Committee members are elected Finance Officer Secretary Communications and Events Officer Race Director Members Officer Training Officer Competitions Officer Ensure that the following programmes are running and have lead coordinators: Mentor Programme Volunteer…

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Finance Officer

Create a budget project for the incoming year by end of December and get it passed by the Executive Committee. This budget should include Projected race budget Projected competition budget Project swimming budget Project competitions budget Prject membership income budget Organise a fundraising flag day  for the club. Work with the Swim Finance Coordinator to…

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Westport Triathlon 2018 Training Camp

Westport Triathlon Club is holding its annual Triathlon Training Camp on Saturday and Sunday the 3rd and 4th of March. The camp will have a beginner focus on day one and and more intermediate and advanced theme on day two. Although members are advised to go to both days as with triathlon there is always…

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What Equipment do I need?

Essentials Swim Swim shorts or Swimsuit Find something comfortable. If your legs sink you can get neoprene shorts that lift your legs to give you more streamlined position. Swim hat Silcone is most comfortable Goggles Wetsuit Cycle Getting started in cycling is expensive, we have ordered gear in order of importance. Keep an eye out…

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Run Test

Warm-Up 30 mins EP with strides, dynamic stretching and some technique Main 30 min time trial on a flat course on your own. You need to use a garmin device to measure your average pace for the 30 minute segment. Hit lap as you begin the test and again at the end, the average reached…

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Advanced Swim CSS Test

CSS training involves swimming at a pace that will improve your lactate threshold, a physiological factor that when improved will result in significant speed increases in distance swimming (400m plus). Use this test to find out what speed to swim at to train your lactate threshold. Warm up 300 easy freestyle 200 fins ­↑ Kick…

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Training Officer

Divide the year into training block of 6 weeks with the following template: Block 1 – 6 weeks (Start 12 weeks back from xmas) Block 2 – 6 weeks Xmas Holiday (1 Week Break) Block 3 – 6 weeks Block 4 – 6 weeks Block 5 – 6 weeks Block 6 – 6 weeks Block…

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Club Gear Coordinator

Responsible to:               Club Committee Start Date: XX/XX/XX         End Date: XX/XX/XX Every year the club should try and make an order for gear. The more club gear in circulation the more advertisement for the club. We are currently using this provider: http://velorevolution.eu/ The current design of the gear will stay the same for 2018 and…

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Volunteer Rewards Report 2017

2017 was the first year of the Westport Triathlon Club (WTC) Volunteer Awards Programme. Why was a volunteer rewards system needed for the club? WTC is a volunteer body that prepares athletes of all levels for the sport of triathlon and duathlon. The club is not a service whereby its members pay fee and expect…

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Secretary

Secretary Responsible to: Club Committee Start Date: 23/Nov/2018 End Date: 22/Nov/2018 Responsibilities: Organise and attend 6 Executive Committee Meetings during the year: Jan 11th, Feb 15th, 8th Mar, 19th April, 13th September, 15th November Book a venue with seating and projector. Arrange payment for venue. Invite Executive Committee by WhatsApp. Collect Agenda of meeting and distribute…

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