|First Name||Last Name||LGA|
|Alison||Lockwood||Glen Innes Severn|
|First Name||Last Name||Position|
The NIAS Netball program operates annually in two periods (November – April and July to September) and plays a significant role in the Netball NSW Athlete Pathway by identifying, monitoring and developing the skills of talented young netballers.The program consists of both on-court skills training, fitness and off-court athlete education and provides:
- Regional Training Sessions – technical and tactical skill development.
- Access to a network of specialized coaches
- Performance support and education such as Nutrition, Sports Psychology, RuralFit- Strength and Conditioning, Media training.
- Opportunities such as attendance at the NSW Netball Academy weekend camp
- Participation in higher levels of competition, such as Your Local Club Academy Games and Academy Challenge – for selected athletes.
Eligibility & Selection
To be eligible for the NIAS Netball program, athletes must be turning 15 or 16 in 2024 (ie. born in 2008 or 2009).
To be eligible for the NIAS Netball Umpires program, athletes must be turning 14-18 years in 2024 (ie. born 2006- 2010).
All athletes must be a registered member of a local Netball association, and reside in or attend school in the NIAS catchment area.
Athletes will be offered a place in the NIAS Netball Program based on performance at selection trials and through talent identification processes, including attitude and commitment to Netball.
ATHLETE BENEFITS & COMMITMENT
- Intensive coaching from accredited regional, guest and state level coaches.
- Access to RuralFit Training Hubs across the region- Tamworth, Armidale, Gunnedah, Narrabri and Glen Innes
- Regional training sessions – technical and tactical skill development.
- Performance Support including Sport Psychology, Nutrition, Fitness Assessments, Strength & Conditioning and more.
- Complimentary invitation to the annual Academy Awards.
- Opportunities to participate in higher level competitions and challenges.
- 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 feedback.
- Maintain an appropriate performance standard to continue to receive opportunities.
- Behave and dress in an appropriate manner when representing NIAS and its sponsors.
Wear NIAS apparel when representing the Academy at events.
- Be available to sponsors and the media for promotional purposes.
- Adhere to NIAS Athlete Code of Conduct and policies including anti-doping policy.
- Maintain regular communication with NIAS and coaching staff as required.
$220 includes: training sessions, coaching and performance support activities, and invitations to special events such as the annual Academy Awards Night.
NIAS is an approved organisation for NSW Government Active Kids Vouchers.
- Academy Challenges, Academy Games and any specific Sports Tours are additional to the Athlete Levy. Costs differ from sport to sport.
- Athlete Uniform. Costs vary from sport to sport.
The Northern Inland Academy of Sport acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work and live. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.
© 2022 Northern Inland Academy of Sport
Website by Proud as Punch Studio