The department is committed to creating a sports system that allows our
athletes to achieve their ultimate potential in both national and
Talent identification, training, access to sports sciences, competition, careers and education.
Developing young regionally-based talented athletes to train and compete in regional WA.
The network provides a forum for High Performance Leaders to meet and discuss various trends and issues.
Equips athletes with an understanding of the elite athlete lifestyle, the importance of a balanced life and the positive effects on sports performance.
Developing effective leadership and capacity in individuals.
2006 the department established a High Performance Unit to support and complement
the operations of WAIS and to build talent development capacity in SSAs.
The unit has two staff:
The department currently provides a flexible system of consultancy and
support to targeted SSAs for a variety of high performance initiatives
including the following:
support mechanisms are designed to assist SSAs and peak industry bodies
to work in partnership with the State Government to develop their sport
activities. The priorities and needs of organisations – including WAIS,
as well as government policy and priorities determine funding
allocations and department support.
Coordinator Talent Development — Sport and RecreationTelephone 61 8 9492 9722Email Philip Gregson
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