Athlete Program

AFL Female Athlete Development Program

 

 

 

Program overview

The South East Sports Academy (SESA) AFL Female Athlete Development Program is offered in partnership with AFL NSW/ACT

The SESA AFL Female Athlete Development Program will provide coaching, training, competition and support services to improve athlete development.

Scholarship holders will be required to undergo an induction process, attend weekly training sessions and participate in academy activities.

Scholarship benefits

  • Access to first class training facilities

  • Technique and skill development

  • Strength and Conditioning

  • Athlete education

  • Opportunities to represent SESA at various events events including the Your Local Club Academy Games.

Athlete eligibility

To be eligible for a SESA AFL Female Athlete Development Scholarship, athletes must satisfy the following criteria:

1.      Reside within the  South East Region of NSW or the ACT

2.      Female athletes turning  15 or 16  years of age in 2020 (athletes born in 2004 & 2005)

3.      Female athletes turning 17 or 18 years of age in 2020 (athletes born in 2002 & 2003)

Selection criteria

To gain selection into the SESA AFL Female Athlete Development Program athletes must satisfy the eligibility criteria and demonstrate the following:

  • Be athletic and show potential in improving skills and ability

  • Be enthusiastic, motivated,  and committed 

  • Willingness to learn and apply coaching ideas.

Conditions of scholarship

SESA AFL Female Athlete Development Program Scholarship holders are expected to:

  • Attend all program activities

  • Be committed and prepared to work toward improving performance

  • Be committed to a holistic approach to athlete development

  • Not take or use performance enhancing drugs or illegal drugs or participate in other activities that are prohibited by the South East Sports Academy Code of Conduct

  • Adhere to SESA policies and relevant AFL NSW/ACT policies and by-laws

  • Behave and dress in a professional and dignified manner when representing SESA

  • An athlete levy of $350 will apply which covers the cost of program activities (there will be an additional levy to attend the Your Local Club Academy Games and optional tri-series camp).

U16's 2019/20 Program

Athletes selected into the program will participate in:

·         Academy Camp in Jindabyne on 16-17 November 2019

·         Weekly training sessions (Oct -Dec & Feb - April) – approx. 20sessions

·         Fitness testing and off-field education sessions

·         Inter-academy competitions (Your Local Club Academy Games) *U16 players only

·         Tri-series Camp with Southern Sports Academy & Western Regional Academy of Sport on 15-16 February 2020 * additional cost

U18's 2019/20 Program

Athletes selected into the program will participate in:

·         Academy Camp in Jindabyne on 16 -17 November 2019

·         Weekly training sessions (Nov -Dec & Feb - April) – approx. 20sessions

·         Fitness testing and off-field education sessions

2019/20 U16 Squad

Nicola Aumont; Maddison Bailey; Imogen Chalmers; Indiana Cook; Edwina Dawson; Charlotte Flor; Amelie Gautier; Cynthia Hamilton; Darby Hayes; Annabelle Komorowski-Ott; Charlotte Marshall; Chelsea Moroney; Taylah Nash; Charlotte Marshall; Charlotte O’Sullivan; Tyra-Lee Palmer; Jaija Rangiah; Eliza Roberts; Jorja Simpson; Mikalya von Renouard; Yasmin Welsford; Ashlea Weston; Phoebe Xirakis

2019/20 U18 Squad

Adol Abbuoi; Eleanor Bishop; Madeline Bugg; Tarni Evans; Jayde Hamilton; Montana Harrington; Lily Hayetr; Georgie Jaques; Brooke Jennings; Isabel Kennedy; Madison Lustri; Anita Manning; Natasha McKay; Jorja Moore; Emily Pease; Inge Schmidt; Khiana Smith Calil; Sophie Trewartha; Ainslie Winefield; Jessica Workman
         


Weekly training sessions will commence on Wednesday 16 October 2019 at Queanbeyan at 5.30pm -7.00pm (athletes to arrive and start warming up at 5pm).

 
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2019/20 Coaching Team

Steve Miller - Head Coach U16’s

Kaitlin Dobling - Assistant Coach U16’s

Leo Lahey - Head Coach U18’s

Shaun O’Leary - Assistant Coach U18’s

Scott Reid - Mentor Coach

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