As of 2012 Cleveland Steelman has obtained its 2 star Mark of Quality from British Triathlon. This is the highest award you can get for a club run event.
Cleveland Triathlon Club achieve Star accreditation
Regional Development Officer, Damien Smith is proud to announce that Cleveland Triathlon Club are the first club in the country to achieve STAR club accreditation. The scheme is a club development initiative for Senior Triathlon clubs. It has been developed in consultation with clubs around the country, including Cleveland, and is based around the very successful Clubmark scheme launched for Junior Clubs in 2002. To gain the accreditation clubs must fulfil criteria in the following areas of Club Management, Coaching & Competition, Equity & Ethics and Health & Safety.
Cleveland Triathlon Club achieve Club Mark accreditation
During 2003 with the arrival of the clubs junior section, Cleveland Triathlon club pursued and were successful in obtaining the Club Mark award in association with Sport Englandand British Triathlon.
Cleveland Triathlon Club were one of the first clubs to achieve Junior Clubmark in the country and are now the first club to achieve the senior Star Club accreditation. Sandra Main (The North East’s Regional Volunteer of the Year 2003) is the secretary for Cleveland Triathlon Club and has been the driving force behind both the clubmark and STAR accreditation with support from Jen Milsom (Junior Club coordinator) and other club members.
Cleveland’s commitment to Triathlon is evident in their proactive approach to club development and their commitment to developing triathlon both locally and regionally for seniors and juniors alike.
“British Triathlon would like to thank Cleveland Triathlon club for their hard work and determination in both piloting and achieving the STAR accreditation. Damien would like to thank Sandra Main for the time and effort that has been put in to ensuring that Cleveland are the first STAR accredited club in the country… Well Done!”