The Western Sydney Academy of Sport’s Softball Program provides high performance training opportunities for talented young athletes in the western Sydney region. In partnership with Softball NSW, the program provides 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 as set by Softball NSW. Together with competition opportunities, this assists athletes to further progress in the softball development pathway.
Athletes will have the opportunity to compete at the Your Local Club Academy Games and other various tournaments.
Duration: October – July
Venues: Blacktown International Sportspark
The Program comprises of technical development, athlete education, sports science, fitness elements and personal development opportunities for Academy scholarship holders. The Program aims to prepare athletes for progression to higher levels of individual performance and achievement, specifically selection into Junior State and National squads.
There are no costs associated with submitting a nomination form however an athlete levy of $400 is payable by all athletes who are accepted into the Academy program.
Nominations for the Softball program are currently open and will close on 11 September 2019.