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MCR invests in Indigenous Sports Program

MCR and the IAS have signed a major partnership agreement to join forces in developing the future Indigenous leaders of the community through sport. MCR is not only reinvesting in the local Illawarra region but the partnership provides the foundations for the Illawarra Academy of Sport to initiate an Indigenous Sports Program (ISP) that will attach the athletes from within the IAS to their heroes. 

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Alumni and Community Members sought to join IAS Membership

The Illawarra Academy of Sport seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced residents from the Shoalhaven and Kiama Local Government Areas to fill positions of Community Members on the Illawarra Academy of Sport Board. The Academy also seeks application from former scholarship holders to fulfil a position of an alumni member. 

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NSW Regional Academies of Sport make Innovative Headway during COVID-19

Across the Reginal Academy network our athlete development programs never stopped, indeed the Academy network have delivered some quite remarkable results during these extremely difficult COVID times. 

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COVID-19 Update: Return to Training

The Illawarra Academy of Sport has confirmed a return to training in small groups from 1 June 2020.  

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IAS partners with Illawarra Credit Union

Illawarra Credit Union and the IAS have signed a major sponsorship agreement, reinforcing the synergies and strength of the association despite the current climate and time of uncertainty.

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Maizy in action

Athlete Blog - Staying Supported, Staying Strong

Whilst IAS athletes may not physically be together, they are staying supported and connected to get through these unknown times as a team. IAS Cyclist, Maizy Evans shares her experiences.  

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Britten and Cliff Selected for NSWIS

Illawarra Academy of Sport and Illawarra Cycle Club athletes, Ryan Britten and Sarah Cliff have been selected into the prestigious New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS) Endurance Cycling Program. 

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Mental Health and Sports Psychology at the forefront

In a first for Regional Academies, the IAS has rolled out their Sport Psychology education series to athletes from all Regional Academies across NSW. The series of interactive webinars, conducted by David Barracosa from Condor Performance, focus on Mental Toughness as a means for athletes to improve their performance. 

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Mitch Nielsen (IAS) with Tottenham Hotspur coaches

IAS scores S&C partnership with UOW Tottenham Hotspur Global Football Program

The Illawarra Academy of Sport is excited to announce a new partnership as Strength and Conditioning Provider for the UOW Tottenham Hotspur Global Football Program.  

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#nostoppingIAS

Integrity, citizenship, self-determination and motivation are some of the cornerstone words used to help build effective leaders in our community. The world’s response to the COVID-19 virus and the necessity to place our sporting pursuits to the background so that people’s lives are not at risk is a noble task but one that challenges our foundational values. It doesn’t mean we stop – but it does mean that we face the challenges of the world and meet them as best as we are able. The IAS family will work as hard as we are able to support each other and lead through example in maintaining a high quality service to the athletes of 2019-20. #nostoppingIAS

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