• Bianca Smith

Athlete Development More Than Just Sport

For decades, the Hunter (HAS) and Central Coast (CCAS) Academies of Sport have been fostering the region’s best young talent and providing opportunities in sporting pathways across numerous codes.

Although most people would associate our Academies with ‘on-field’ development, we are just as focused on the overall personal development of an athlete as we are on the sport-specific skill development. Sport is a cutthroat business; professional sport is a vocation reserved for a very small percentage of the participation paradigm. The Academies exist to have a positive influence and lasting effect on the lives of young people regardless if they reach the prof