A final 2018, word from
the Executive Director
What an 'exciting and amazing' year 2018 has been
for the Academy. The energy and support from inside and outside of the Academy, has been overwhelming.
The Academy's 'naming rights' partner the Campbelltown Catholic Club has again lead the way. And, on behalf
of all associated with the Academy, we congratulate the Club on its 50th Birthday Anniversary.
We are also extremely proud of our athletes and volunteer coaches and support staff members', who have
achieved so much individually and as a group, over the past 12 months.
And special congratulations
go to Academy Softballer Blake Hunter, the recently named Macarthur Chronicle 'Junior Sports Star of the
Year' and Triathlete Cody Turner for his 'Sporting Spirit Award'.
Our 2018/2019 sports programs
are now in full swing and we are excited to welcome over 100 new athletes and volunteer support staff.
And we are also thrilled to be welcoming back our returning athletes and staff members.
will see the roll-out of a highly comprehensive and completely new athlete education program, designed
specifically for Regional Academy athletes.
This project has taken a lot of hard work by many
and has been financially supported by our friends from ClubsNSW 'Your Local Club'.
school holidays is a great time for all athletes to develop a solid fitness base, for 2019. So develop
your 'holiday fitness plan' and stick to it. This goes for our wonderful staff as well ha ha...
I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, on behalf of the Academy Family.
Events coming up:
Netball Umpires Nominations - EXTENDED
For umpires born 1998 - 2005.
SWSAS Office Closes - 21 December
SWSAS Office Re-Opens -
Athlete Education Session - TBA March
Academy Games - 12 April - 14 April
ACADEMY SOFTBALLER BLAKE
HUNTER IS THE 2018 CHRONICLE 'JUNIOR SPORTS STAR'
South West Sydney Academy of Sport
- Australian representative player and Macarthur Softball Association stalwart, Hunter's award came on
the back of a stellar year. But he admitted he was surprised when his name was called out ahead of an
outstanding group of Macarthur region finalists that included world...
SPIRIT AWARD' GOES TO ACADEMY TRIATHLETE
Macarthur Triathlon Club member and past
South West Sydney Academy of Sport, Cody Turner was named the Macarthur Chronicle Sporting Spirit recipient.
In 2017, the 17-year old was diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, a disorder affecting the electrical
system of the heart. And in January...
NETBALL COACH SHOOTING TO THE TOP OF THE PILE
South West Sydney Academy of Sport head
netball coach Van Nguyen is shooting to the top of her profession. Ms Nguyen has been selected to participate
in a new scholarship initiative designed to assist in the development of highly motivated and skilled
coaches across NSW and Australia...
OUR KART RACING
YOUNG GUN SETS SIGHTS ON LAS VEGAS
Local kart racing young gun Angus Wallace has conquered
the Gold Coast and has now set his eyes on Las Vegas.
After finishing first in the recent Gold Coast
600 Race of Stars junior event, the 16-year-old from Camden has been invited to race at the SKUSA (SuperKarts
USA) Supernationals in Las Vegas...
NAMING RIGHTS SPONSOR, CAMPBELLTOWN CATHOLIC CLUB - 50TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Catholic Club celebrated its 50th anniversary almost to the day last Tuesday but also used the occasion
to renew its commitment to the Macarthur region community."Because when you're ingrained in a community,
you develop a sense of responsibility...