2012 South Tamworth Bowling Club Lawn Bowls Program
|Who is Eligible||Male and Female athletes aged between 13-17 in 2012, live in the Northern Inland region, be a member of an affiliated club or association (or be prepared to join).|
|Selection Process||Up to 5 athletes Male and Female will be offered a place in the Lawn Bowls Program based on past performance and or via talent identification processes.|
|Program year||Scholarship offered is for a 12 month period, May to November|
|Program Outcomes||The skill program is designed to provide players with financial support enalbling them to access coaching and to assist them with travel costs associated going away for competitions. A development camp is also planned with a high profile coach/bowler to run a clinic with the squad members at South Tamworth Bowling Club.|
|Selection Criteria||Achievements and participation at club/district/zone/carnival level will give selectors an indication of the athletes ability. A written Club President and Coach recommendation/report is encouraged as it is important that the athlete has a good relationship with their local club. Selection will also be based on your attitude and commitment to Lawn Bowls.|
|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||The program has been developed in close consultation with Bowls NSW and NSWIS. The program will require the athletes to commit to 4 selected events, 1 will be nominated by the athlete and 3 will be named by the Academy. This program covers education sessions on sport psychology, sports medicine, nutrition, public speaking, media training, sun protection and career skills. Athletes will also be required to voluteer for a local club event. Athletes will also attend the annual awards night in November.|
♦ Financial Assistance up to $500.
♦ Athletes are to attend 4 nominated events throughout the Lawn Bowls Program. 1 events will be nominated by NIAS and 1 will be nominated by the athletes shortly after being selected in the squad. An online form will be submitted to NIAS at the conclusion of the program stating the events the athletes attended. Once checked off by the Academy the athlete can then be paid the final amount of $250.
|Proposed Program- Dates will be added or changed so please continue to check website.|
|May||Squad Selected through identification||
|Sat 23 June||Squad induction/ Karen Murphy Clinic||South Tamworth Bowling Club||10am-3pm|
|TBA||Athlete to nominate event||TBA||TBA|
|22-23 Sept 2012||Junior Tournament and Bowls Expo||South Tamworth Bowling Club||TBA|
|6th Oct 2012||Premier League Game/ Steve Glasson Coaching||South Tamworth Bowling Club||TBA|
|10 Nov 2012||NIAS Annual Awards Night||Tamworth||6.00pm-10pm|
NIAS Office: 67 662526
PROGRAM SUPPORTED BY
Northern Inland Academy of Sport ABN 59 403 639 063
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