Hunter Academy of Sport AFL Trials
The Hunter Academy of Sport (HAS) is now calling for nominations from athletes (both boys and girls) interested in trialling for a position within the HAS 2017-2018 Australian Football (AFL) programs.
The HAS AFL program plays a vital role in the AFL NSW/ACT talent pathway by identifying, monitoring and developing the skills of young Australian Football players. The program will comprise of technical, athlete education, sports science and fitness elements for squad members, and provides a talent identification platform for future talent programs.
Twenty four (24) athletes (12 x U10s & 12 x U12s) will be selected to participate in the development program. The program will commence in October 2017 and conclude in April 2018.
To be eligible to apply for a position within the AFL program athletes must be 9-12 years of age (i.e born in 2005, 2006, 2007 or 2008) and registered with a local AFL club.
Twenty four (24) athletes will be selected to participate in the development program. The program will commence in October 2017 and conclude in April 2018.
To be eligible to apply for a position within the AFL program athletes must be 11-13 years of age (i.e born 2004, 2005 0r 2006). No AFL club experience necessary. This program is open to all girls who play for a local AFL club, their school or have a sporting background with an interest in AFL.
Online applications are now open and need to be completed by Friday 8th Sept 2017. Those who apply should automatically attend the trial day on Sunday 24th September 2017 to be held at McKeachie’s Run Sporting Complex, Aberglasslyn. Boys trials commence at 9.00am and girls at 11.00am (please arrive early for registration). Those attending the trial should wear t-shirt, shorts, boots and mouth guard. Please bring water and sunscreen.
For more information on the program and to access the online nomination form, please visit http://www.hunteracademy.org.au/home , or contact the HAS office directly on 49264892.