The Academy provides opportunities for young, talented athletes in Western Sydney to progress to the next step in their respective athlete pathways. Many Academy graduates have gone on to achieve national level representation and top league participation.

Jess Fox F

Jess Fox
Slalom Canoe

Academy Athlete 2007-2010
London Olympics Silver Medalist 2012
Rio Olympics Bronze Medalist 2016
C1 World Champion – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018
K1 World Champion – 2014, 2017, 2018
2018 Paddle Awards – Sportswoman of the Year
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Gold Medalist
Paige Hadley F

Paige Hadley

Academy Athlete 2006-2009
NSW Swifts Suncorp Super Netball Team 2013-Present
NSW Swifts Vice-Captain 2017-Present
Australian Diamonds Netball World Cup Team (World Champions) 2015
Australian Diamonds Netball World Cup Team (Silver Medalists) 2019
Bryce Cartwright F

Bryce Cartwright
Rugby League

Academy Athlete 2008-2009
Penrith Panthers NRL Team 2014-2017
Goal Coast Titans NRL Team 2018-Present
NSW City Representative 2016, 2017
World All Stars Representative 2017
Kristina Brice F

Kristina Brice

Academy Athlete 2008-2011
Adelaide Thunderbirds ANZ Championship Team 2016
Giants Suncorp Super Netball Team 2017-2018
Northern Mystics ANZ Premiership Netball 2019
Taylah Tsitsikronis F

Taylah Tsitsikronis

Academy Athlete 2007-2011
Pennsylvania Rebellion National Pro Fastpitch League Team 2016
Chicago Bandits National Pro Fastpitch League Team 2017-2018
Aussie Peppers National Pro Fastpitch League Team 2019
‘Aussie Spirit’ National Softball Team 2016-Present
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Squad
Nathan Milone F

Nathan Milone
Rugby League

Academy Athlete 2009-2010
Wests Tigers NRL Team 2015-2016
Italy Rugby League World Cup Team 2017
John Asiata F

John Asiata
Rugby League

Academy Athlete 2009-2010
North Queensland Cowboys NRL Team 2014-Present
Telstra Premiership Winners 2015
World Cup Challenge Winners 2016
Samoan International Team 2015, 2016
Tongan International Team 2019
Kim Ravaillion F

Kim Ravaillion

Academy Athlete 2007-2010
Collingwood Magpies Suncorp Super Netball Team 2017-Present
Queensland Firebirds ANZ Championship Team 2015-2016
Australian Diamonds Medal Commonwealth Games Team 2014 and 2018
Australian Diamonds Netball World Cup Team (World Champions) 2015
Georgia Casey F

Georgia Casey

Academy Athlete 2006-2010
‘Aussie Spirit’ National Japan Cup Softball Team 2009
Oklahoma Sooners 2012-2015
Pauli Pauli F

Pauli Pauli
Rugby League

Academy Athlete 2008-2009
Parramatta Eels NRL Team 2014-2015
Newcastle Knights NRL Team 2016
NSW City Representative 2017
Wakefield Trinity Super League Team 2018-2019
Salford Super League Team 2019



Matthew Eisenhuth
Rugby League

Academy Athlete 2007-2008
Wests Tigers NRL Team 2017-Present
Amyy Sommerville F

Amy Sommerville

Academy Athlete 2007-2009
NSW Swifts Suncorp Super Netball Team 2016-2017
QLD Firebirds Suncorp Super Netball Team 2018-Present
Ros Lawrence F

Rosalyn Lawrence
Canoe Slalom

Academy Athlete 2007-2008
Wildwater World Champion WC1 2011
C1 World Cup Champion 2009, 2011, 2012
K1 Winner Australian Slalom Championships 2016
Jackson Ferguson F

Jackson Ferguson

Academy Athlete 2007-2008
St Kilda AFL Team 2013
Michael Hartley F

Michael Hartley

Academy Athlete 2007-2008
Essendon AFL Team 2016-Present
Nathan Gordon F

Nathan Gordon

Academy Athlete 2006-2007
Sydney Swans AFL Team 2011-2012
Richmond Tigers AFL Team 2013-2015
Richard Lang F

Richard Lang

Academy Athlete 2004-2007
National Omnium Champion 2009
UCI Oceania Tour Winner 2011
Amy Wild F

Amy Wild

Academy Athlete 2004-2006
NSW Swifts ANZ Championship Team 2009-2013
Fast5 Australian Diamonds Team  2011, 2012
Queensland Firebirds ANZ Championship Team 2014-2015
Amanda Spratt F

Amanda Spratt

Academy Athlete 2004-2005
Tour de Feminin – O cenu Českého Švýcarska Winner 2011
Women’s Road Race Olympian London 2012 and Rio 2016
Giro del Trentino Alto Adige-Südtirol Winner 2015
Cadel Evans Road Race Winner 2016
Emakumeen Euskal Bira Winner 2018
Santos Tour Down Under Winner 2017, 2018, 2019

Jarome Luai
Rugby League

Academy Athlete 2011-2014
Penrith Panthers NRL Team 2017-Present
Samoa National Team 2017, 2019
State of Origin NSW Team 2021
Ian Borrows

Ian Borrows
Canoe Slalom

Academy Athlete 2004-2008
RIO Olympian 2016

Moses Leota
Rugby League

Academy Athlete 2010-2011
Penrith Panthers NRL Team 2016-Present

Courtney Tairi

Academy Athlete 2004-2005
NSW Swifts ANZ Championship Team 2010-2011
Southern Steel ANZ Premiership Team 2012-2013
Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic ANZ Premiership Team 2014-2016
Northern Stars ANZ Premiership Team 2017-Present
New Zealand Silver Ferns 2013-2015

Corey Waddell
Rugby League

Academy Athlete 2013-2014
Joined Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles NRL Team 2019
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 2020-2021 
Kristiana Manu'a

Kristiana Manu’a

Academy Athlete 2009-2010
Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic 2015-2016
GWS Giants Netball Team 2018-Present

Gordon Allan

Academy Athlete 2013-2015
World Championships Bronze MC2 Time Trial 2020
World Championships Silver MC2 Time Trial 2019
National Track Championships Gold C1 Time Trial 2019
National Road Championships Silver C1 Time Trial 2019
Grace Kim - Alumni Pae

Grace Kim

Academy Athlete 2012-2013
2021 Australian Women’s Amateur Championship – 1st Place
2021 & 2020 NSW Amateur – 1st Place
2020 Australian Women’s Amateur Championship – 3rd Place
Karrie Webb Scholarship recipient 2017 – 2021
Sophie Craig - Alumni Page

Sophie Craig

Academy Athlete 2008-2011
NSW Swifts 2017-2020
Rachel Lack - Alumni Page

Rachel Lack

Academy Athlete 2007-2010
‘Aussie Spirit’ National Softball Team 2019-Present
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Squad