In addition to the specific sports development programs provided by the South West Sydney Academy of Sport, the SOUTH32 Illawarra Metallurgical Coal Athlete Wellbeing and Support program provides athletes with the additional support network needed by developing athletes.
This program now incorporates the services of a volunteer non-denominational sports Chaplain.
Academy service providers such as 'Make Good Choices', and 'Forge Wellbeing' have also been engaged to educate athletes, coaches and parents in wellbeing, mental health checkups and activating ongoing support networks throughout their time within an Academy sport program.
Additional external access to mental health and wellbeing support services, strength & conditioning partners, and sports service providers such as psychologists, physiotherapists and sports health professionals.
Whilst a full list of these providers can be sought by contacting the Academy Sports Programs Manager, please check out the links below for further information.