Inland Technology Tennis Program

2017 Tennis Squad

Nick Barnier - Gunnedah

Ben Butler - Inverell

Aaron Osmond - Gunnedah

Vitoria Sardinha - Gunnedah

Darcy Walker - Tamworth

Ben Northey-Baldwin - Gunnedah

Andrew Osmond - Gunnedah

Zac Adams - Tamworth

Cooper Wilkinson

Anna Bishop - Gunnedah

Danielle Bishop - Moore Creek

Shaylee Martin - Gunnedah

Camille Maunder- Moree


2017 Program Staff

The 2017 program will be coached by Jarrod Campbell (Tamworth), Dale Martin (Gunnedah) and Justin Sherriff (Armidale).

Application Details

Who is Eligible

Male and female athletes should be aged up to the age of 16, reside in Northern Inland region and be a member of an affiliated club or association or be prepared to join.  By invitation only. 

Program year

Scholarship offered is for the period January 2017 to November 2017.





All North West AMT/JT events



Country Championships



Set down holiday tournaments

Bus travel. Tournaments T.B.A


Homebush trip

Bus travel. Dates T.B.A


Training days

Saturday 18 February, Gunnedah
Friday 25 August, Inverell


N.I.A.S commitments

Induction day, growth day, awards night etc


Program Outcomes

The skill program is designed to provide athletes with increased skills and education to better prepare them for selection into Regional and NSW squads

Program content

Athletes are invited into the NIAS Tennis program based on last years performance, attitude and commitment to tennis.

  1. All athletes to commit to an end of year tour style trip to Homebush. 
  2. Must commit to Northwest teams event if selected.
  3. Must commit to attending all regional training days.
  4. Must commit to all compulsory tournaments.
  5. Must commit to NIAS GROWTH Day, Induction day and Awards night unless away playing tennis.

Athlete Benefits

  • Intensive training support by quality regional, guest and state level coaches.
  • NIAS merchandise - NIAS white polo shirt. Additional items available for purchase.
  • Individual home training program and structured satellite training sessions where applicable.
  • 1 Ticket to annual awards night.
  • Financial assistance if selected into state team.
  • Fully Paid Athlete Levy scholarships due to financial hardship available.

Athlete Commitments

  • Attend all program activities.
  • Tennis 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.


NIAS levy:  $90 GST inclusive.  This levy covers polo shirt and NIAS Awards Night ticket.

Tournaments:  $60 per day per athlete for each day of the compulsory tournaments, this covers transport, acccommodation, meals, training days and coaching.


Sydney Tour:  Will be charged separately once trip confirmed.



Open Date: 1 September 2016
Close Date: 28 February 2017

For further information please contact the NIAS office on 67 662526 or email

Applications currently closed