Our mission is achieved by providing talent development programs, support and activities to sport in the region. This assistance helps our athletes overcome major disadvantages compared to their city counterparts. Advantages include the tyranny of distance, lack of access to quality coaching on a regular basis, inadequate regular high quality competition and limited exposure to state sporting bodies.
Martin Rae immerses himself in his role as the new Technical Director at NIAS
Since touching down in Tamworth on Friday, Scottish native Martin Rae has been soaking up the local soccer scene. After heading down to the Gipps Street Fields on Saturday, The new NIAS Technical Director watched the NIAS FC 13s, 14s and 15s take on South Cardiff in the their opening Premier Youth League Cup games on Sunday. Then Tuesday night was training with the NIAS FC squads.
Mountain Biking: Jock Barwick and Ben Shaw earn finish on the Auscycling XCO National Series podium
It was supposed to be about learning more about the art of racing and getting more experience racing on different trails.
But the recently-wrapped up Auscycling XCO (cross country) mountain biking national series turned into much more than that for Jock Barwick and Ben Shaw. Both scaled the podium, with Shaw crowned the overall series champion for the under 15s boys.
International Football Coach arrives to take up role as Technical Director with NIAS and NIAS FC
The Northern Inland region is about to gain an injection of football expertise, with highly qualified Scottish football coach, Martin Rae, joining the Northern Inland Academy of Sport (NIAS). After 12 months of strenuous negotiation and navigating immigration, Martin Rae has arrived in Tamworth from Scotland and will begin his three year tenure as Technical Director of NIAS FC, with NIAS his sponsor.
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