High Performance Programme
The Pentathlon Ireland High Performance Programme (HPP) is funded by Sport Ireland.
High Performance Programme Squads
Pentathlon Ireland HPP has a three-tiered squad system which aims to aid the long term development of High Performance Athletes.
Youth Squad “Training to Train”
To select a squad of Youth A and Youth B athletes with the purpose of training and preparing for Youth International competitions
A maximum of 4 Youth A boys, 4 Youth A girls, 4 Youth B boys, 4 Youth B girls (total of 16 athletes) may be selected
Development Squad “Training to Compete”
To select a squad of athletes with the purpose of training and preparing for Junior and level 3 Senior International competitions.
A maximum of 4 male & 4 female athletes (total of 8 athletes) may be selected.
World Class Squad “Training to Win”
To select a squad of athletes with the purpose of training and preparing for Level 1 and 2 Senior International competitions; specifically European and World Championships and the UIPM World Cup Series. These athletes will have long term aims for the next current Olympic cycle. A maximum of 4 male and 4 female athletes (maximum 8 athletes) may be selected.