POSITIVE SIGNS FOR THE NEW GENERATION
“We expected to see another jump in results and performance at this event, we have spent a lot of time working from the ground up and to see the results are still tracking upwards at the end of the season provides me with optimism for the 2023 season during peak periods”. Joe Gerada said.
The LOOPS Squad recently announced its plan to continue work through to the 22nd of December, with a short break for xmas before resuming on the 2nd of January with the periodisation plan set to repeat and capitalise on the last three month period.
“It has been hard-hitting for the kids, we’ve really worked hard as a squad and the results have come through which gives us confidence to simply repeat the process but also use the information gathered from the past three months and mould the squad individually for the February start to the season”. Joe continued.
In addition to the strong performances on the court, LOOPS TTC was also excited to announce their 2023 program offering which includes the signing of key coaches, facility upgrades and support for its identified, developing and performing athletes.
“We’ve signed on Sui Deng, Hannah and Olivia Green again for 2023, David Loi will return in early January to stabilise and continue our progress, as well as we will announce our athlete support packages in February continuing on from the 2022 support which included funding assistance for athletes international travel valued at over $5k, equipment support valued at over $15k, international coach allocation valued at over $2k, event bonuses and promotional activities valued at $2k and domestic coach allocation valued at over $5k” Joe said.
“We will also instal a heating system in the foyer area in time for winter.” as parents continue to enjoy the atmosphere at LOOPS during training he continued. “We delivered new barriers in 2022, and also have the goal to continue to upgrade our tables”
LOOPS now have a mixture of Andro and DHS tables, however it is planned to have three types by the end of 2023 for bounce variety to assist in athlete training with the inclusion of Tibhar tables.
All in all, 2022 was a year that provided consistency, growth and simply put was just good to be back for the full year. The LOOPS TTC End of Year BBQ is scheduled for this coming Saturday with all LOOPS members past and present welcome to enjoy each other company. Entry requires a racket or smile!
KEY RESULTS & IMAGES FROM THE WEEKEND’s EVENT CAN BE SEEN HERE