About the Elite Team
The E3 Elite Team is for amateur athletes who compete at the top level in the AG ranks, for ‘up-and-coming’ amateurs who have met the USA Triathlon Elite criteria as an Age Grouper or for athletes with a PRO licence . We support you through professional coaching, programs/camps discounts, top level sponsorship deals (i.e. free product/discounts for equipment & products) and receive premium exposure level. NOW accepting applications!
Interested in being part of the 2016 E3 Elite Team?
Consideration for the E3 Elite Team is based on racing results, work ethic, as well as your social media presence (or desire to develop one) and become a brand ambassador for our sponsors & brand. Since our inception in 2011, our coaches have helped our athletes/team members to qualify for Ironman/70.3 World Championships every year and have produced:
- Ironman Champions
- National Long Course USAT Champions
- Regional Long and Short USAT Champions
- Numerous overall winners
- Multiple AG wins/podiums and All American athletes.
Criteria to qualify for the E3 Elite Team
- Podium or finish within 5% of winning time in AG on races with prize purse of $5000 or higher
- Qualified for Ironman/70.3/ITU World Championship – OR –
- All American Honors in AG under USAT rankings – OR –
- Podium at regional championship – OR – top 5 overall at national championship – OR –
- Having met requirements for PRO license
- You embrace a long term development process.
- You are active with social media.
- You understand the importance of being a brand ambassador.
- Currently enrolled in our programs or in the process of starting a coaching program with us.
For applicants that have had an extreme event (injury or pregnancy) that did not allow them to meet the criteria within the past year, please submit application for review by E3 team management. Also, the performance criteria may be adjusted to meet the team membership needs during the review process, hence even if you don’t meet the criteria but are close, please apply!
As an E3 Elite Team member, you will receive coaching support, qualify for performance-based incentives, special products/discounts from our sponsors and media exposure. You will also have access to team specific training camps/clinics and our online team only web access for webinars, team meetings, guides, etc.
- Sponsor product & discounts (2016 included): Quintana Roo, Blueseventy, FastSplits, Powerbar, Castelli, SaltStick, BeetBoost, Rudy Project, Swiftwick, Elevated Legs, Level, RacePak, RolfPrima and more!
- Discount in coaching programs:
- 15% off Premium Integration /20% off Performance Integration
- Subsidized Castelli Triathlon Racing Kit
- Free Team swag (Tech Hat or visor, Blueseventy swim cap, E3 Water Bottle, Podium Shirt)
- Discounts for training gear (cycling jersey, bibs, jackets, etc.) and other casual gear
- Significant discounts for performance services (i.e. biomechanical analysis, nutrition and fueling plans) if not included in the program you choose.
- Special rates for team training camps
- Recognition as a team member on the E3 website.
- Athlete Promotion via social media as well as media exposure through our partners and sponsors.
- Access to our online team community (webinars, articles, etc.)
- Team forum
- Eligibility for performance-based incentives (free sponsor product or cash bonus*)
- Team Manager support.
* This will determined on a case-by-case basis depending on your results, goals, sponsors eligibility, etc.
- Complete a minimum of four (4) races during the 2017 season.
- Act as ambassadors of the E3 brand, partners and sponsors.
- Wear the E3 Team uniform at ALL events & podium T-shirt to ALL awards ceremonies.
- If you are a PRO or are member for another team, you may race in another kit provided it includes the E3 logo in a prominent location. (However you will NOT qualify for team sponsors products/discounts or the performance-based incentive program).
- Have an active social media presence in social media.
- Share race results & race reports.
Enrollment for the E3 Elite Team
If you are interested in being part of the 2017 E3 Elite Team APPLY TODAY. The application deadline is November 30th, 2016 and we will announce the team in early December 2016.
For questions, Contact us today!