LTAD has implications for the transformation of key
aspects of cycling’s sport system. Cycling’s
Long-Term Athlete Development touched upon 17 key LTAD
initiatives to improve cycling in Canada. These initiatives,
endorsed by the CCA Board of Directors, are a framework
for improvement in five key areas of our sport environment:
Organizations, Competitions, Facilities, Coaching, and
Our greatest challenge in developing Canadian cycling
is not lack of technical ability, nor even lack of resources.
It is the challenge of mobilizing all stakeholders in
and around the cycling community to work together toward
defined goals. The CCA, cycling PSOs, hundreds of cycling
clubs, sport leaders including coaches and officials,
industry partners, multi-sport organizations and governments,
and individual cyclists need to contribute to our future.
The 17 strategic initiatives represent the recommendations
of the Canadian Cycling Association for change; we must
work together to achieve progress.
strategic initiatives (PDF 171 KB)