AFL

Inverell RSM afl Program

Applications are open until Friday 22nd September for Coach Nominations,   Download form at our website.        

AFL Head Coach:  Alan Martin

AFL Manager: Sonia Martin

Assistant Coach – Junior Boys – Jamie Moore
Assistant Coach – Elite Squad – Hayden Chappel
Assistant Manager – Youth Girls – Robyn Harvey
Assistant Coach – Youth Girls – Aaron Harvey
Assistant Coach – Youth Girls – Sam Barber

Application Details

Who is Eligible

Male athletes should be aged between 13 and 17 in 2018 (born 2001 to 2005 ), reside in Northern Inland region and be a member of an affiliated club or association or be prepared to join.

Female athletes should be aged between 13 and 17 in 2018 (born 2001 to 2005), reside in Northern Inland region and be a member of an affiliated club or association or be prepared to join

Athletes applying for the NIAS AFL Squad are encouraged to join their local team in the newly formed TAFL U15 Junior Competition.

 

 

 

 

Selection Process

Up to 25 athletes of both female and male athletes may be offered a place in the AFL Program based on performances selection trials. A selection panel will assess each application based on performances and attitude and commitment to AFL.

Program year

Scholarship offered is for the period,  December 2017 to September 2018.

 

2018

11th  February 2018 - Sunday - NIAS Induction/GROWTH Day

 

Program Outcomes

The program will offer each athlete the opportunity to further develop and improve skills. It is supported by the TAFL Junior Competition who will feed players into the NIAS AFL Squad.

Selection Criteria

Athletes will be assessed on the following criteria at selections trials or via Talent Identification processes.

  1. T- Technique
  2. I- Intelligence
  3. P- Physical Attributes
  4. S- Skill
  5. Endurance- fitness / athletic ability

Appeals

Subjectivity is an unavoidable element in all selections. Athletes who feel the selection criteria has not been adhered to should be aware that NIAS has a formal 'Appeals' process available.

Program content

Training camps will be held on Saturday or Sunday Mornings throughout the region. The skills program follows a structured approach concentrating on a range of individual skills and development. Fitness and skill sessions  will be the major focus as they look to develop the athletes in the game of AFL.  Athletes will have the opportunity to attend a Sydney Swans training, SCG training session and AFL Premiership match.

In February athletes will attend the NIAS GROWTH Day. This program covers education sessions on Goal Setting, Resilience, Opportunities beyond sport, Wealth management, Testing and fitness, radio and print media and Healthy mind healthy body..

Satellite Training is 2 nights per week in your local area. It is based on the Strength & Conditioning program providing by the Sydney Swans Academy

Athlete Benefits

Intensive training support by quality regional, guest and state level coaches.

  • Individual home training program and structured satellite training sessions where applicable.
  • Sport Science fitness testing and support.
  • 1 Ticket to the Annual Academy Awards
  • Travel Assistance to attend NIAS regional training sessions and camps.
  • Financial assistance if selected into state team.
  • Fully Paid Athlete Levy scholarships due to financial hardship available.

Athlete Commitments

  • Attend all program activities.
  • AFL is no 1 priority sport while on scholarship.
  • Be committed to a holistic approach to their development, both on and off the field.
  • Comply with the training requirements and respond in a positive manner to any suggestion or criticism.
  • Maintain an appropriate performance standard to continue to receive a scholarship.
  • Behave and dress in a professional and dignified manner when representing the NIAS and its sponsors.
  • Wear Academy apparel when representing the Academy at events.
  • Make yourself available (within reason) to sponsors and the media for promotional purposes.
  • Adhere to NIAS anti-Doping policy.
  • Maintain communication with NIAS and coaching staff as required.

Cost

Athlete levy:  $180 GST inclusive.  This levy covers training camps, coaching support, GROWTH day, fitness testing, Awards Night ticket)
Sports Trip:  $180 GST inclusive

AFL Clothing Pack:  $250 GST inclusive (ordered from and paid to SportsPower Armidale, includes NIAS polo shirt, cap, training shirt, training shorts, tracksuit pants, hoodie and ankle socks).  Additional NIAS merchandise can be purchased from SportsPower Armidale.

Athlete levy support programs are available for those experiencing financial difficulty.

Applications

Open Date: 28 August 2017
Close Date: 27 October 2017

For further information please contact the NIAS office on 67 662526 or email nias@nias.org.au

Athlete Information

 
Sport*
Birthdate*
Gender*
ATSI
NESB
Height (cm)*
Weight (kg)*
City*
State*
Postcode*
School*
   

Parent/Guardian Contact Details

 
Fathers Name*
Fathers Phone Number*
Mothers Name*
Mothers Phone Number*
Parent Email*
Council LGA*
   

Medical Details

 
Medicare No*
Family Doctor
Family Doctor Ph Number
Do you have any injuries*
Permission to Call Ambulance*
Emergency Contact*
Emergency Mobile No*
Do you suffer from any known allergies?*
Member of Private health Fund
Fund Name
Fund Member Number
Medications*
Medical Operations/Conditions*
Ambulance Cover with Private Health
   

Sport Information

 
Lonestar Sport (if applicable)
Golf H'cap (if applicable)
Current Club/Association*
Coach Name
Coach Mobile
Level of Competition/Representation
Result
Level of Competition/Representation
Result
Level of Competition/Representation
Result
Additional Information
How long have you played/competed*
Preferred Position*
What are your goals with your sport*
Who is your favourite Athlete?*
Greatest Influence on your Sports career*
   

Declaration

 
Athlete declaration*
I am applying for a position into the Northern Inland Academy of Sport Talent Development Program. If selected, I agree to fulfill all obligations to the Academy Program.
Parent Declaration*
I have read and understand the information provided for this program and give my child/ward permission to apply for a position in the NIAS Program.
 

Partners

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Events

29/10 NIAS 2018 AFL Selection Trials JUNIOR BOYS BORN 03, 04,05 Inverell Sporting Complex 10:00 AM 29/10 NIAS 2018 AFL Trials - YOUTH GIRLS BORN 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001 Inverell Sporting Complex 10:00 AM 29/10 NIAS 2018 AFL Trials - Senior Boys Elite Squad born 2002, 2001 Inverell Sporting Complex 10:00 AM 13/11 NIAS 2018 AFL Week 1 Satellite training 12:00 AM 19/11 NIAS 2018 AFL Regional Training - All Squads TBC 10:00 AM 20/11 NIAS 2018 AFL Week 2 Satellite training 12:00 AM 27/11 NIAS 2018 AFL Week 3 Satellite training 12:00 AM 03/12 NIAS 2018 AFL Regional Training - All Squads TBC 10:00 AM 04/12 NIAS 2018 AFL Week 4 Satellite Training 12:00 AM 11/12 NIAS 2018 AFL Week 5 Satellite training 12:00 AM 17/12 NIAS 2018 AFL Regional Training - All Squads TBC 10:00 AM 18/12 NIAS 2018 AFL Week 6 Satellite training 12:00 AM 06/02 NIAS 2018 AFL PROGRAM PARTNERS 06:00 PM 11/02 2018 NIAS Induction and GROWTH Day Armidale 08:00 AM 12/02 NIAS 2018 AFL Week 1 2018- Satellite Training 04:00 PM 19/02 NIAS 2018 AFL Week 2 2018 Satellite Training 04:00 PM 26/02 NIAS 2018 AFL Week 3 2018 Satellite training 04:00 PM 03/03 NIAS 2018 AFL Regional Training - All Squads Armidale 08:00 AM 05/03 NIAS 2018 AFL Week 4 2018 Satellite Training 06:00 PM 12/03 NIAS 2018 AFL Week 5 2018 Satellite Training 04:00 PM 19/03 NIAS 2018 AFL Week 6 2018 Satellite Training 04:00 PM 25/03 NIAS 2018 AFl Regional Training - All Squads 10:00 AM 04/08 NIAS 2018 Annual Awards Night West Tamworth Leagues Club 05:30 PM iCal feed (for Google Calendar, Outlook, iCal etc)