The South West Sydney Academy of Sport is currently accepting nominations from female athletes interested in attending selection trials for the 2018-2019 Netball Scholarship Program.
Minimum 70% in 'rules of netball theory examination'
Working towards a National C or recently accredited
Final athlete selections will be sanctioned by Netball NSW.
The Academy will apply a strict criterion to selection process. This selection criterion comprises sport specific requirements developed in collaboration with the relevant State Sporting Organisation.
The Academy reserves the right to accept, or reject any athlete nomination based on its selection criterion.
Athletes submitting a nomination for inclusion in the Academy Netball scholarship program are required to acknowledge that the acceptance for their nomination will be at the sole discretion of the Academy.
Scholarships are not in the form of a monetary sum, but rather enable athletes to participate in the Academy program which includes sports specific training workshops, camps and competition opportunities. These workshops include access to elite level coaches, analysis of technique, sports science testing, sport psychology, nutrition, and drugs in sport awareness.
The program has an individual development focus; a high level of personal responsibility will be expected. The Academy is partnering with Netball NSW to progress athletes on the identified performance pathway. Training sessions are generally held throughout the Academy region, with the possibility of games scheduled against squads representing other NSW Regional Academies and participation in additional identified events such as The ClubsNSW Academy Games.
The 2018-2019 Netball Open's and Umpires Squad Trials
5.30pm at Minto Indoor Sports on Thursday 18th October 2018
Athletes are NOT permitted to wear their association/club/school uniform at any Academy trial.
Athletes MUST wear sleeveless top and shorts no longer than knee length.
SWSAS athletes from previous seasons are not permitted to wear any Academy gear including tracksuits at the trial)
This entire program will be going to Canberra (ACT Netball Academies) for orientation camp on the 3rd and 4th of November. This camp will attract a $90 all inclusive (transport, accommodation, meals, entry) levy and parents, although welcome as courtside spectators are not required to attend.
This camp is on short notice & we appreciate some athletes may be attending Premier League trials. We anticipate vast majority will attend but exemptions will be considered on a case by case basis.
Phone: (02) 4627 7622
Fax: (02) 4627 7633