ILLAWARRA Academy of Sport has had a couple of busy nights interviewing the junior elite athletes from throughout the Illawarra.
The interviews took place at the University of Wollongong, Wingecarribee Council and the Bomaderry Bowling Club. IAS general manager Carolyn Dews was impressed with the athletes' achievements and maturity levels.
The next step is for the recommendations to go to the IAS board of directors. Athletes' results will be released this Friday.
Successful athletes will start their program on Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20.
IAS Fenton & Associates Golf Day 2013
The IAS annual Golf Day fund-raiser is coming up on Friday, November 15 at the The Links Shell Cove. The IAS is seeking hole sponsors for the day. If anyone is interested in playing golf and supporting the Illawarra's finest athletes, call 4225 3899 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Second innings for IAS Cricket squad
The IAS cricket squad will play their second limited overs cricket match in as many weeks when they face the Cricket NSW Academy at Ziems Park, Corrimal this Sunday.
Fresh off their first match last week, the squad is confident in the prospects of a strong performance this coming weekend.
The IAS team will be without a number of stars who are unavailable due to Southern Zone representative commitments.
IAS Hockey Gold Coast tournament
The IAS Hockey squad has recently competed in a newly established Gold Coast inter-academy hockey tournament.
The IAS entered two sides, one in the boys' competition and the other in the girls'.
IAS girls hockey head coach and former Australian women's indoor captain Gaye Tarrant said the tour was a great experience for the squad.