Golf

IAS Golf Program

The IAS Golf Program is designed to support the developmental needs of the regions young talented golfers by providing industry leading high performance sport development programs. Scholarships are offered for a 12-month period commencing in October  and concluding September with the majority of the program completed by April.

Mr Luke  Grinham, Head Coach
Mr Richard Jumrukovski, Assitant Coach
Mr Matt Carter, Assitant Coach
Miss Tahnia Ravnjak, Assitant Coach
Mr Richard Harvey, Manager

 

Athletes

Will Blomley
Wil Daibarra
Ethan Harvey
Harrison Kiteley
Eddie Ward
Bradley Wills
Sienna Clarke
Daniel Marsden
Andrew Brown
Josh Hayes

The IAS Golf Program is designed to support the developmental needs of the regions young talented golfers by providing industry leading high performance sport development programs. Scholarships are offered for a 12-month period commencing in October  and concluding September with the majority of the program completed by April.

IAS Golf sessions will be held monthly at various venues throughout the Illawarra Region including Wollongong, Shellharbour, Kiama, Shoalhaven and the Wingecarribee.

IAS Scholarship holders will be exposed to high level competition through their participation in a number of Jack Newton Junior Golf tournaments and the annual ClubsNSW Academy Games.

IAS Scholarship holders are expected to attend ALL scheduled IAS Golf sessions in addition to club, representative and other sport commitments.

The IAS is committed to the development of the holistic athlete by providing elite training in golf specific skills development, athletic movement development as well as an elite sports education curriculum.

         

Sports Specific Skill Development - SSSD

IAS Scholarship athletes are provided elite golf skill development programs and exposed to high quality instruction from the region’s leading golf coaches. Athletes are provided training in golf specific skill areas including swing analysis, short game, putting and course management. Through the use of video analysis athletes are also provided both technical and tactical feedback on individuals techniques and decision-making.

Athletic Movement Development - AMD

IAS Scholarship athletes receive a comprehensive Musculoskeletal Screening and individualised pre-hab exercise programs as well as an athletic movement competency screening with specific high performance resistance training programs designed for individual athletes needs in line with the long term athlete development model. Additionally, scholarship holders will receive golf specific physical testing in line with the requirements of Golf NSW and the Jack Newton Junior Golf program.

Elite Sports Education Curriculum - ESEC

IAS Scholarship athletes will complete an education curriculum covering sports specific topics including sports nutrition, performance psychology, drugs in sport and athletic movement & injury prevention as well as personal development topics including athlete professionalism, goal-setting & time management and media awareness & public speaking.

Education sessions will be in the form of workshops and will require athletes to complete a home task as well as an online assessments towards the end of the scholarship period.

The IAS along with its sponsors and supporters covers the majority of the costs associated with the sports scholarship program. Scholarship athletes may however be required to contribute to some additional components of the program such as camps and tours.

New athletes are required to purchase the basic IAS Uniform which while partly subsidized by the IAS, is a cost to the athlete.

First Name Surname Position Council
Luke Grinham Coaching Coordinator Shoalhaven
Rickard Jumrukovski Coaching Consultant Wollongong
Keiran Bish Coaching Consultant Wollongong
Matt Carter Coaching Consultant Shellharbour

To be eligible for an IAS Golf Scholarship, athletes must:

  • Reside within the Illawarra Region, Wollongong, Shellharbour, Kiama, Shoalhaven or Wingecarribee
  • Be a playing member of a golf club affiliated with NSWGA through the IDGA.
  • Be of age 13 - 18 during the year of scholarship i.e. born 2001 - 2006
  • Must have a GA Handicap

Special consideration may be given to athletes outside the eligible age, subject to the approval of the IAS board

Satisfy the eligibility criteria and demonstrate the following qualities;

  • Demonstrate through past performance and/or potential capacity, the potential to improve performance to a high level.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude, commitment and dedication to improving performance.
  • Display an ability to apply coaching & technical instruction.
  • The ability or potential to work as part of a team to achieve excellence

To be accepted in the squad you must attend all trial dates.

Trial Date: November 3rd
Trial Time: TBC
Trial Venue: The Grange Golf Club, Kembla Grange

 

      

The IAS Golf Program is proudly supported by Jack Newton Junior Golf (JNJG), Golf NSW and Golf Illawarra.

  • Golf Squad
  • Program Overview
  • Program Specific
  • Golf NSW Development Pathway
  • Athlete Fees
  • 2018 IAS Golf Management Team
  • 2018/19 Athlete Eligibility
  • 2018/19 Selection Criteria
  • 2018/19 Golf Nominations have closed.

Program Partners

Jack Newton Junior Golf Golf NSW Golf Illawarra Par-Tee Virtual Golf