Great Southern Sports Talent Association "GSSTA" Annual General Meeting has been changed and will now be held on Wednesday, 20th September 2017 at 5.30pm at Department of Sport and Recreation, 22 Collie Street, Albany.
GSSTA will make special resolution to adopt the attached amended Constitution to bring Constitution into alignment with new Associations Incorporation Act (2015).
All Welcome - please register by email email@example.com
On Monday, 24th July 2017 GSSTA held a Coaches Club event at the City of Albany Civic Rooms.
Emily Eaton, WAIS Sports Dietitian presented “Fuelling for Peak Performance” to Coaches, Athletes and Parents. Emily currently works with athletes at WAIS, Western Force and Perth Glory and lectures in nutrition at Edith Cowan University.
Emily covered topics like :-
- Macronutrient needs - Protein, Carbohydrates and Fat
- Training nutrition strategies
- Supplements in sports
- Low energy availability
If you are interested in attending our Coaches Club Events please register by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
On Sunday, 23 July 2017 at Centennial Stadium, City of Albany, Meeting Rooms, 20 GSSTA Athletes, from 10 different sports, continued with their GSSTA Great Southern Athlete Development Program (“GSADP”) by attending their second Face to Face workshop. GSSTA’s Athletes have had access to two face to face workshops this year, mentoring from WAIS athletes and access to online modules to assist with their sporting journey.
The GSADP is an athlete education program delivered in partnership with Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) and the Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS). The second Face to Face Workshop on Nutrition was delivered by Emily Eaton, WAIS Sports Dietitian, and Katherine Downie, Paralympian and WAIS Athlete.
Katherine Downie, Paralympian was part of the face to face workshop and engaged with the athletes and spoke about her experiences.
The athletes have been identified through consultation with various State and Regional State Sporting Associations.
These athletes will have access to the WAIS Developing Champions program which is designed to assist the development of aspiring young athletes to gain personal development skills with the support of the Personal Excellence (Career, Education, Life skills and Integrity) Program at WAIS and in addition GSSTA have provided the Athletes with extra services including three Exercise Physiologist sessions, through South Coast Sports Medicine.
GSSTA has recently financially assisted the following Athletes in the Great Southern Region:
Oliver Pluckhahn Athletics Denmark
Susann Ndong’a Taekwondo Katanning
Nardia Humphries Basketball Albany
Narelle Humphries Basketball Albany
Henry Alforque Basketball Albany
Henrick Alforque Basketball Albany
Sophie Lynch Netball Albany
Contact Shelley McDonald if you would like to know more information on the criteria for GSSTA Athlete Financial Assistance on 98920152.