HP Programmes

High Performance Programme athletes receive an allocation of resources and/or funding to support them and their coach. The programme allocated to them and the level of support available is determined by the athlete’s performance or performance potential, and their development needs based on the individual athlete’s plan.

Programme Support also takes into consideration best practice and the availability of Athletics New Zealand High Performance/High Performance Sport New Zealand resources.

Programmes are aligned with the following criteria. Click on the programme for further details:

 

High Performance Level 1

Able-bodied: Athletes with a proven ability to achieve a podium result and tracking towards a podium result at the next senior pinnacle event.

Para-Athletes: Athletes with a proven ability to achieve a Gold Medal and tracking towards a Gold medal result at the next senior pinnacle event.

High Performance Level 2

Able-bodied: Athletes currently capable of a Top 16 result and tracking towards a Top 8 result at the next senior pinnacle event.

Para-Athletes: Athletes currently capable of a podium result and tracking towards a Gold medal result at the next senior pinnacle event.

High Performance Level 3 – High Performance Development

Able-bodied: Athletes demonstrating processes for ongoing development and tracking towards future top 8 at senior pinnacle event during their career.

Para-Athletes: Athletes demonstrating processes for ongoing development and tracking towards a future medal at a senior pinnacle event during their career.

Performance Potential Squad – Preparing for High Performance

Able-bodied: Emerging athletes that are preparing for High Performance and tracking towards or demonstrating the potential to achieve a Top 8 finish at a senior pinnacle competition during their career.

Para-Athletes: Emerging athletes that are preparing for High Performance and tracking towards or demonstrating the potential to achieve a Podium finish at a senior pinnacle competition during their career.

Performance Development Squad – Developing Performance 

Able-bodied and Para-Athletes: Emerging athletes with an emphasis on development that are demonstrating future performance potential.

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