"Inland Technology" Tennis Program 

NIAS are very excited to see Tennis making a return to the Academy in 2022! This program will see a change from previous years, with NIAS having come together with Tennis Australia (NSW Talent Development) to provide enhanced player pathway opportunities in the New England/North West region for both girls and boys Under 15 years in 2022. This program will compliment identified athletes in the Regional Zone Squad to enhance their development in the sport holistically.


Online Applications

Selected athletes have been identified for the program and are able to fill out their application form through the yellow Apply button on the right (or at the bottom of the page for mobile users). 

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2022 "Inland Technology" Tennis Squad

Lauren Appleby Moree
Sophie Bailey Armidale
Charo Brown Armidale
Max Judd Nemingha
Mason Louis Gunnedah
Amarni Louis Gunnedah
Archie McCormack Gunnedah
Isabella Purvis Guyra


Program Staff

Jarrod Campbell (Coach/Program Manager)

Greg Royle (Talent Operations Manager – NSW/ACT)


Application Details

Who is Eligible

Talent identified U15 male and female athletes by invitation only.

Program year

Scholarship offered is for the period February - October 2022

Training sessions as outlined below:

Regional Training 1: 12 February - Armidale 

Regional Training 2: 12 March - Armidale (compulsary education weekend)

Regional Training 3: 2 April - Narrabri

Regional Training 4: 4 June - Tamworth

NSW Country Championships: June/July Holidays - Forster

Regional Training Weekend: 3 & 4 September - Tamworth  (including family tennis and sponsor afternoon)

Academy Awards & 30 Year Celebration: 29 October


Program Outcomes

This program is designed to provide specialised technical and tactical skills to compliment the Regional Zone Squad program.


Program content

Athletes are invited into the NIAS Tennis program based on last years performance, attitude and commitment to tennis.

  1. Must commit to attending all regional training days.
  2. All athletes to commit to NSW Country Championships - Forster 
  3. Must commit to Education Weekend and Awards night unless away playing tennis
  4. Be willing to embrace other opportunities in the tennis pathway

Athlete Benefits

  • Specialised training support by quality coaches
  • NIAS Clothing Pack - NIAS white polo shirt and NIAS cap (additional items available for purchase)
  • One ticket to annual awards night.
  • Financial assistance if selected into state team.
  • Fully Paid Athlete Levy scholarships due to financial hardship available.
  • N.B. NIAS will subsidise Regional Zone Squad Training Days

Athlete Commitments

  • Attend all program activities
  • Tennis is no 1 priority sport while on scholarship
  • Be committed to a holistic approach to their development, both on and off the court
  • Comply with the training requirements and respond in a positive manner to any suggestion or criticism
  • Maintain an appropriate performance standard to continue to receive a scholarship
  • Behave and dress in a professional and dignified manner when representing the NIAS and its sponsors
  • Wear Academy apparel when representing the Academy at events
  • Make yourself available (within reason) to sponsors and the media for promotional purposes
  • Adhere to NIAS anti-Doping policy
  • Maintain communication with NIAS and coaching staff as required


NIAS levy: $190 GST inclusive. This levy covers allied health services, coaching support, Awards Night ticket and clothing as specified (please note NIAS will cover payment Regional Zone Training Days).



Open Date: 21 January 2022
Close Date: 07 February 2022

For further information please contact the NIAS office on 67 662526 or email

Applications currently closed