The South East Sports Academy is under the management of the Office of Sport and therefore it is covered by the Office of Sport Anti-Doping Policy.
- Links to the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) website and e-Learning modules are also available through this link.
The Office of Sport requires SESA athletes to abide by Australian Government Anti-Doping policies as well as the policies approved by their sport’s State and National Sporting Organisations.
SESA will endorse and will recognise sanctions imposed by relevant sporting bodies on applicable persons for anti-doping rule violations.
Athlete attendance policy
The South East Sports Academy (SESA) expects scholarship holders to be fully committed to the Academy program. Athletes are expected to demonstrate this commitment by having a 100% attendance rate (within reason).
Athlete code of conduct
Athletes are required to sign and return a copy of the SESA Athlete Code of Conduct.
Athlete eligibility policy
To be deemed eligible to access an Academy program an athlete must:
a. Reside in the Academy region; or
b. Attend a school located in the Academy region; or
c. Be registered and competing with an association / state affiliate which has its base within the Academy’s region; or
d. Reside in the ACT and be registered/affiliated with a sport organisation that has partnered with SESA.
Athlete selection policy & guidelines
Due to the different nature of sports, there are different processes by which athletes are selected into SESA squad programs.
Child protection policy
The South East Sports Academy is under the management of the Office of Sport (OoS) and therefore it is covered by the Office of Sport Child Protection Policy. The OoS policy covers all employees including paid staff, unpaid staff assigned to specific roles, volunteers and contractors.
Coach code of conduct
Coaches are required to sign and return a copy of the SESA Coach code of conduct.
Duty of care policy
South East Sports Academy staff and volunteers are responsible for ensuring that a duty of care is provided at all times.
The Duty of Care is defined as ensuring all reasonable steps are taken to overcome foreseeable risks.