The Northern Inland’s 2023 football Athletes, Coach and Volunteer of the Year have been announced, while many young talented footballers and coaches were celebrated, as part of the annual NIAS FC Academy Awards.
Held on Friday night, September 22nd in Tamworth, the Awards recognised the accomplishments of the 2022/23 athletes and coaches as well as acknowledged the tremendous support of sponsors.
Former Socceroo Adrian Alston will this Friday join Emerging ‘Matildas’ Goalkeeper Chloe Lincoln in recognising and celebrating the Northern Inland’s emerging footballers, coaches and partners at the NIAS FC Academy Awards in Tamworth this Friday.
NIAS Selection Trials now open for Basketball, Future Star, Golf, Hockey, Mountain Bike, Netball and Netball Umpire athletes to apply for academy opportunity
Applications are now open for aspiring young athletes interested in trialling for the Northern Inland Academy of Sport (NIAS) 2023/24 Basketball, Future Star, Golf, Hockey, Mountain Bike, Netball and Netball Umpire Programs.
Two Northern Inland athletes have been chosen as part of the first intake of regional athletes targeted for the game changing New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS) ‘Ready’ PURSU32+ RAS Talent Program. Athletes will receive their initial taste of the rigors and demands of a high performance sports program when they attend a camp at Sydney Olympic Park this weekend.
The Northern Inland’s aspiring indigenous athletes headed to Moree last week, to attend the Northern Inland Academy of Sport’s UAA Indigenous Talent Identification Day in the hopes of joining the academy and accessing greater opportunities in sport.
“Being an athlete is a job that you never take a day off from. It’s 24/7 365. You have to love what you do and work hard everyday to make small improvements which in the end, make big improvements.”
Northern Inland Academy of Sport announces change to future operations of Football Club (NIAS FC) after independent review
The Northern Inland Academy of Sport (NIAS) Board announced today that from 2025 there will be a change to the operation of NIAS FC, a football club program operated by NIAS since 2021. This announcement has been made following the organisation’s Strategic Review in 2022 which recommended an independent review of NIAS FC operations, which then recommended the club’s transition to community ownership from 2025 and beyond.
Applications are now open for aspiring young triathlon athletes interested trailing for the Northern Inland Academy of Sport (NIAS) 2023-24 Triathlon Program. By registering their interest online via www.nias.org.au athletes could take their first step to becoming the next Australian Triathlete, with NIAS providing the opportunity for athletes to move along the Triathlon New South Wales pathway
One of the Northern Inland Academy of Sport’s most notable Indigenous graduates is encouraging up-and-coming stars to get involved in the organisation. The Academy is holding a Talent Identification day for indigenous athletes at the Moree PCYC on August 23.
The New South Wales Institute of Sport in partnership with the Regional Academies of Sport have launched a high performance talent pathway program for athletes from country NSW. The program connects both targeted regional athletes and their coaches to high performance expertise and provides opportunities to develop their success in Olympic sports.