The South Sydney Academy of Sport's Netball Program provides high performance training opportunities for talented young athletes in the south west Sydney region. In partnership with Netball NSW (NNSW) the program provides opportunities for pre-elite netballers in the areas of technical skill, education and personal development, preparing athletes for the next level of elite sport representation.
To be eligible to trial the following criterion applies:
Nominations received on the authorised nomination form.
Born between 2004 and 2002 that is between 14 and 16 years of age, in 2018.
All athletes nominating for an Academy scholarship must reside within the defined Council Local Government boundaries of Campbelltown, Camden, Liverpool, and Wollondilly.
Must be a current financial member of Netball NSW.
A maximum of 3 train-on positions maybe offered, should suitable athletes be available. These positions are not scholarship positions, but maybe called upon to participate in Academy events, if and when required.
Final athlete selections will be sanctioned by Netball NSW.
The Academy program is designed to complement the demands of club and association representation. Netball NSW and The NSW Institute of Sport also provide high level coaching opportunities to compliment the programs skill and technical development components.
The aim of the program is to develop athletes to a level suitable for state selection.
Athletes will have the opportunity to be selected to compete in the ClubsNSW Academy Games and NIB Games.