This program is proudly offered in partnership with Central Coast Academy of Sport & The University of Newcastle (NUsport)



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The 2023 program nominations are CLOSED NOW


The Hunter Academy of Sport program will help assist identified athletes to access quality holistic development opportunities delivered by professionals 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 Eligibility

  • 14 – 18 years of age (born in 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005)
  • Currently reside within the Hunter Region
  • A current registered member of Swimming NSW

To be eligible for selection, athletes need to provide evidence of time/s at a sanctioned event or events (Event, Date and Venue).

Program Benefits

The following benefits will apply to those selected in the Swimming program:

  • 6 face to face training sessions plus 6 S&C Training sessions for skill development (Approx. 12 weeks of training in total from May - October 2023)
  • Athletes will also be provided with face to face educational opportunities such as: Strength and conditioning, Nutrition, Sport Psychology, and more
  • Access to all Hunter Academy of Sport providers

Program Calendar

Click HERE for DRAFT program calendar

Program Levy

$385 + GST

This includes all training sessions, specialised coaching, education aswell as uniforms (long sleeve shirt, swim cap, backpack)