BNSW Gears Up Inaugural Intake
In a unique partnership for basketball in the State, Basketball New South Wales (BNSW) has partnered with the Australian College of Sport to deliver the very best in high performance training and education through their nationally accredited Diploma of Sport Development. Operating out of state of the art facilities at Netball Central in Sydney Olympic Park precinct, ACS and BNSW will deliver the two year full time program for basketball athletes, providing them with the skills and experience to pursue their dreams of a career in sport, in coordination with sport science, personal development and practical business theory.
The first semester commences August 24 with all basketball, strength and conditioning and academic sessions to be conducted under the one roof at the newly built facility, during what is a very exciting time for the sport in Australia. With ACS (Victoria Campus) recently hosting the Boomers and Opals for their respective team preparations for the Oceania Championships, ACS has built an outstanding reputation for quality training and development of talented basketball athletes.
In announcing the inaugural intake of student-athletes into their BNSW Campus, Basketball NSW High Performance Manager Robbie Cadee said it was an exciting time for the State and all BNSW Members: "The partnership between Basketball NSW and the Australian College of Sport is a terrific opportunity for the sport and we are pleased to have our first group of young players about to embark on this exciting new pathway," Cadee said.
"With the experience and leadership from ACS, coupled with the high calibre of our coaching staff and the quality of facilities, we are truly energised about the opportunities this partnership will present for young athletes in NSW." he added.
The BNSW Campus of the Australian College of Sport commences with its inaugural intake of student athletes with 11 young people enrolled in their first semester, commencing with an Induction and Orientation Day. Interested players can find out more about the BNSW Campus by visiting the Australian College of Sport web-site - www.collegeofsport.edu.au or ringing us on 1300 859 880.