The NEGS Talented Athlete Program is supported by our State sporting organisations – Hockey NSW, NSW Rugby and Netball NSW. The Program aims to nurture the growth of elite athletes through a holistic and individualised approach while embracing the school values of excellence, responsibility and integrity.
The NEGS Talented Athlete Program comprises of the following ﬁve components:
1. Specialist Coaching
Qualiﬁed coaches will assist athletes to develop their technical and tactical competence. Athletes will be provided with:
2. Athletic Development
A qualiﬁed strength and conditioning coach will assist athletes to improve speed, strength, power, agility, balance, ﬂexibility and reduce the likelihood of injury. Athletes will be provided with:
3. Holistic growth
Qualiﬁed professionals will assist athletes to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills related to recovery techniques, injury prevention and management, nutrition, sports psychology, anti-doping, media and public relations, etiquette and time management. Athletes will be provided with:
4. Individual Athlete Plans
Athletes will receive an individualised plan each semester which identiﬁes athlete strengths and areas for improvement. The plan focuses on the following key elements: technical preparation, tactical preparation, physical preparation and mental preparation. Athletes will be provided with:
5. High-performance excursions
Athletes will be provided with:
Scholarships and bursaries are available.