Nominations for the 2017/2018 Program are now open!


Program Orientation: 14th October 2017


Trials: N/A - Selection will be based on performance qualifications at registered events


The Hunter Academy of Sport Athletics Program has an endorsed partnership within the Athletics NSW athlete pathway.  Our program will help assist identified athletes to access quality technical and educational development opportunities delivered by professionals providing coaching, training and competition, facilities and support services to improve athlete development with a view to:

  • Identify talented athletes;

  • Enhance opportunities for selection into state development squads and state teams/ squads;

  • Increase the level of success of those athletes at competition and events;

  • Increase athlete exposure to sports science and personal development and education


Athlete Elegibility:

  • Athletes must reside in the Hunter Region

  • Athletes must be club membership holders of Athletics NSW

  • Born between 2006-1999

  • Committed to progressing to higher representation within track or field


The Hunter Academy Program will provide out of competition expert advice via specialist consultants as part of the RTTP (Regional NSW Targeted Talent Program), including but not limited to:

  • Nutrition

  • Strength & Conditioning

  • Injury prevention, management and treatment advice

  • Technique

  • Social media training

  • Performance enhancing drug advice

  • Social drug & Alcohol advice


The Athletics program follows the FTEM Model of pathway development, from Foundation, Talent, Elite and Mastery of the sport:


This program is proudly supported by: