The Academy’s Hockey Program provides development training opportunities for talented young athletes in the western Sydney region. In partnership with Hockey NSW, the program provides development opportunities for athletes in the areas of technical skill, education and personal development, preparing athletes for the next level of elite sport representation.

The Academy Program includes specific skill components, testing and reporting procedures set by Hockey NSW. Together with competition opportunities, this allows athletes to further progress in the hockey development pathway.

Duration: October – April

Venues: UWS Kingswood Hockey Fields

The Program will comprise of technical development opportunities, athlete education, sports science and fitness elements for Academy scholarship holders. The Program aims to prepare athletes for progression to higher levels of individual performance and achievement, specifically selection into the Hockey NSW/NSWIS Emerging Talent Program.

Athletes will have the opportunity to compete at the ClubsNSW Academy Games.


Online nominations for the 2017/18 Hockey Program will close on 11 September 2017