Bendigo Academy of Sport

Creating Future Champions

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About

The Bendigo Academy of Sport was founded in 1995 to support regional athletes and their families to pursue their dreams in elite sport by reducing the tyranny of distance from metropolitan based training centres. The Bendigo Academy of Sport works with athletes and their families to create and deliver programs and services that maximise their opportunities to be successful. We appreciate the support of our State Sporting Associations, Sport Recreation Victoria and the Victorian Institute of Sport in creating pathways for success.

Australian Sports Foundation:

Bendigo Academy of Sport

CREATING FUTURE CHAMPIONS

About us:

What is the Bendigo Academy of Sport?
The Bendigo Academy of Sport was founded in 1995 to support regional athletes and their families to pursue their dreams in elite sport by reducing the tyranny of distance from metropolitan based training centres.

We work with athletes and their families to create and deliver programs and services that maximise their opportunities to be successful. We appreciate the support of our State Sporting Associations, Sport Recreation Victoria and the Victorian Institute of Sport in creating pathways for success.

The Bendigo Academy of sport currently supports 165 athletes and 28 coaches across 11 different sports – Baseball, Canoeing, Clay Target Shooting, Cycling, Golf, Netball, Swimming, Rowing, Tennis and Volleyball along with a group of individual athletes.

Bendigo Academy of Sport Athletes who have represented Australia 

Badminton
•    Jeff Tho
•    Glenn Warfe
•    Ross Smith
•    Paul Stevenson
Baseball
•    Sam Moon
•    Maddie Davis
Canoeing
•    Kristy Packham
•    Bec Mann
•    Maddie Batters
•    Eliza Singleton
•    Kristen Woodcock
•    Imogen Douglass
•    James Humphry
Clay Target
•    Laura Woolley    
Cricket
•    Tayla Vladminck
Cycling
•    Glenn O’Shea – [world champion]
•    Jack Haig 
•    Chris Hammond
•    Tasman Nankervis
•    Zac Dempster
•    Russell Nankervis
•    Tim Decker  -[Australian Cycling coach]
Golf
•    Lucas Herbert        
Netball
•    Caitlin Thwaites
•    Ruby Barkmeyer
Soccer
•    Jess Pitts
Volleyball
•    Eliza Karley Hynes
•    Jason Hughes
•    Laura Roberts
•    James Winzar
•    James Haythorne
•    Jameson Crawford
•    Jemuel Pryse
•    Millie Fogarty

Australian Coaches
•    Tim Decker
•    Gary Roberts
•    Laura Roberts
•    Todd Broadbent
•    Michael Mayes
•    Steve Aitkin

We offer services in 
•    Technical and skill based coaching
•    Tournament / event opportunities
•    Strength & Conditioning
•    Fitness testing
•    Musculoskeletal screenings
•    Athlete Education [nutrition, sports psychology, injury management, social media, public speaking, integrity in Sport and podiatry]
•    Other personal development opportunities as they arise

How Can You Assist?
With your contribution we will be able to continue support athletes that you and the community can be proud of. All donations will play a vital role to unearth a future champion through the provision of opportunities to be part of our wonderful programs. 

You will be recognised by us and receive a Certificate of Appreciation

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