"Inland Technology" Tennis Program 

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2020 Gold Squad

Aaron Osmond Gunnedah
Lucy Gainsford Gunnedah
Isabelle Moore Kelvin
2020 Maroon Squad
Brigid Murphy Maules Creek
Sophie Bailey Armidale
Amarni Louis Gunnedah
Charo Brown Armidale
Ryan Simpfendorfer Tamworth
Aidan Purvis Guyra
Seamus Shepherd Tamworth
Connor Guest Tamworth
Mason Louis Gunnedah
Dominic Barbara Tamworth
Lucas Sardinha Gunnedah
Joshua Casey Gunnedah
Mathew Keen Tamworth
Jai Read McInnes Gunnedah
William Penberthy Calala
Archie McMaster Attunga
Harry Purvis Guyra

2020 White Squad 

Brooke Litchfield Moore Creek
Blaire Costello Gunnedah
Isabella Purvis Guyra
Chelsea Nobilo Boggabri
Blake Nobilo Boggabri
Archie McCormack Gunnedah
Darcy Bissell Moore Creek
Samuel Savovski Tamworth
Max Judd Nemingha
Martin Smyth Tamworth
Curtis Parkinson Tamworth


Program Staff

Jarrod Campbell (Tamworth)
Craig Louis (Gunnedah)
Dale Martin (Gunnedah)

Two female chaperones for tours to be appointed.

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: 28 January 2022

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

Athlete Information

Height (cm)*
Weight (kg)*

Parent/Guardian Contact Details

Fathers Name*
Fathers Phone Number*
Mothers Name*
Mothers Phone Number*
Parent Email*
Council LGA*

Medical Details

Medicare No*
Family Doctor
Family Doctor Ph Number
Do you have any injuries*
Permission to Call Ambulance*
Emergency Contact*
Emergency Mobile No*
Do you suffer from any known allergies?*
Member of Private health Fund
Fund Name
Fund Member Number
Medical Operations/Conditions*
Ambulance Cover with Private Health

Sport Information

Lonestar Sport (if applicable)
Golf H'cap (if applicable)
Current Club/Association*
Coach Name
Coach Mobile
Level of Competition/Representation
Level of Competition/Representation
Level of Competition/Representation
Additional Information
How long have you played/competed*
Preferred Position*
What are your goals with your sport*
Who is your favourite Athlete?*
Greatest Influence on your Sports career*


Athlete declaration*
I have read the NIAS Terms and Conditions, NIAS Drug Policy and the NIAS Athlete Code of Ethics documents and if selected, I agree to fulfil all obligations to the Academy outlined in these documents.
Parent Declaration*
I have read the NIAS Terms and Conditions, NIAS Drug Policy and the NIAS Athlete Code of Ethics documents and if selected, I agree to fulfil all obligations to the Academy outlined in these documents.


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