INDIVIDUAL ATHLETE PROGRAM
Athletes in the Individual Athlete Program access the core services of SWAS, and where possible, SWAS will seek to provide additional experiences relevant to those individuals.
To find out more about the core services provided by SWAS click here.
Please note that we are currently reviewing our program delivery for 2024. As such, not all benefits listed may be implemented in 2024.
Benefits to Athletes in the Individual Athlete Program (IAP)
Musculoskeletal screening – conducted by qualified Exercise Physiologists to guide S&C programming and sports specific training
Access to strength and conditioning sessions in a facility in the athlete’s shire over the course of the program, sessions are ran by qualified strength and conditioning coaches
S&C programs are built and delivered through the TeamBuildr app.
Education sessions delivered by industry professionals- including injury prevention, recovery, nutrition, sports psychology, sports integrity and much more
Sports science fitness testing used to inform S&C and sports specific training over the course of the program
Practical and online sessions that develop the “whole of an athlete’ both in and out of competition – a sport/school/life balance, leadership, goal setting, development of support structures and systems
SWAS will support state and national athletes for travel and accommodation to tournaments subject to funding from the Victorian Government Pathway Travel Grant
SWAS IAP Selection Criteria
Athlete's primary sport is not a SWAS sport specific program
Be registered with relevant state sporting body for their primary sport
Have a positive attitude, willingness to learn and attend both SWAS education and practical sessions
Have reached a satisfactory standard of competition based on current and past performances with in the last 12 months at regional, state and national events
SWAS will determine the capacity for improvement through the program and may consult with coaches and State Sporting Associations.
2023 INDIVIDUAL ATHLETES
2022 U17 National Champion
U23 National Team
AFL, Athletics, Basketball
T38 3000m Australian & Allcomers Record Holder - 2018/19
T20 Long Jump Oceania Record Holder