Softball Program Overview

Our Mission

The South West Sydney Academy of Sport (SWSAS) implements development and high-performance programs for talent identified athletes from the South Western Sydney region across several sports. The Academy implements a Softball program in association with Softball NSW. The focus of the program is on high standards of individual performance and excellence based on a solid platform of skill development. The program is a part of the Softball NSW development pathway, linking players to State programs and creating exciting opportunites for all Athletes, Coaches and Support Staff.

NSW Softball Development Pathway

The regional academy program sits above regional teams and just below state camps/squads. Throughout the program Athletes are provided with opportunites to experience what it takes to become an elite athlete both in the sport of softball and all round athlete development. South West Sydney Academy of Sport looks to build it's athletes to a high standard, making sure they are ready to progress along the pathway.

Eligibility

  • The program is open to male and female softball players born in 2006 or 2007. That is between 14 to 16 years of age in 2020.
  • Athletes must be registered with a Softball NSW Affiliated association within the South West Sydney region (Campbelltown, MacArthur or Southern Districts) and must be registered with Softball NSW.
  • Athletes must reside, or attend school or be registered with a softball club within the Academy region, Camden, Campbelltown, Liverpool and Wollondilly Council areas.
  • The athlete must be committed to progressing to higher representation within the sport of Softball.

Benefits

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, sport psychology, nutrition, and drugs in sport awareness. The program will have a heavy off-season focus. Training sessions will be held within the Academy region, with the possibility of games scheduled against squads representing other NSW Regional Academies, selected major events such as ClubsNSW Academy Games.

Other benefits include; subsidised gym memberships with the Academy's program partners. And access to our growing online education workshops.

Softball NSW Regional Academies Pathway

Athlete Levy

A subsidised athlete levy of $400 is applicable to athletes to assist in meeting the cost of the program, including uniform costs. A subsidised non-uniform levy of $300 will apply to returning athletes. Note: The opportunity to purchase individual items will be available once all Academy squads have been outfitted.

Program Overview

See SWSAS TEAM APP Documents

Calendar of Events

swsas team app events

Covid-19 Committment

South West Sydney Academy of Sport is a registered Covid Safe not-for-profit organisation and is committed to keeping its Athletes, Coaching Staff, Parents and the community happy, healthy and safe.

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South West Sydney Academy of Sport
Softball NSW
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Campbelltown
NSW 2560

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