Top Young Athletes From the Central Coast Gather In Wagga Wagga For The 2024 Your Local Club Academy Games

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The countdown begins as the Wagga Wagga Region prepares to welcome some of the state’s most promising young athletes for the highly anticipated 2024 Your Local Club Academy Games, set to kick off from Friday, April 12th.

Hosted by Southern Sports Academy (SSA), this year’s event promises to ignite excitement across various venues throughout the Wagga Wagga region, running from April 12th to April 14th. It marks the final of a three-year stint in Wagga Wagga, with an announcement to be made of the host for 2025-2027 to be made at this year’s event.

This competition will bring together athletes, coaches, families, and supporters from all 11 Regional Academies of Sport (RAS) across New South Wales. Among them are the Central Coast, Far West, Illawarra, Hunter, North Coast, Northern Inland, South East, South West Sydney, Southern, Western Region, and Western Sydney Academies of Sport. Additionally, the event will feature guest teams from Sydney. 

With a roster of 1300 emerging talents, the Games will showcase athleticism across seven exciting sports: Basketball, Cycling, Golf, Hockey, Netball, Triathlon, and Indoor Volleyball.

The Central Coast Academy of Sport will be represented by a travelling party of close to 120 athletes, coaches and managers across 5 sports.

Brett O’Farrell, CEO of the Hunter & Central Coast Academies of Sport stated, “As we gear up to travel to Wagga for the the 2024 Your Local Club Academy Games, we’re excited to welcome the brightest young talents from across NSW to showcase their skills and spirit. This event isn’t just about competition; it’s about fostering camaraderie, determination, and the love of sport that unites us all.”

The 2024 Your Local Club Academy Games is proudly supported by Your local club, the NSW Government, Wagga Wagga City Council, Southern Cross Austereo, Active Physiotherapy, Regional Academies of Sport, and Southern Sports Academy.

For more information and updates on the Games, please visit

2024 CCAS Academy Games Squads

Basketball – Girls: Anastasia Belthikiotis, Aurora Bor, Charlotte Roader, Elley Hawken, Grace Garwood, Kate Auld, Madison Lafaber, Malia Carpenter, Matilda Abela, Sienna Draper, and Sienna Folitarik. Boys: Angus Barrett, Logan Diebert, Marley Fawcett, Mason Potestas, Nate Frohmuller, Noah Edwards, Oscar McMahon, Joshua Winter, Will Dooley, Zac Barton, and Zac Elliott.

Golf – Ava Prince, Shaylan Bennett

HockeyGirls: Alana Gee, Amelie Rowland, Bronte McDermott, Charlee Eurell, Emily Tweedie, Emma Jones, Emma Moore, Jess Henry, Lilly Shaw, Ocea Smith, Olivia Booth, and Tori Shaw. Boys:  Adam Best, Ashton Patterson, Corey Englebrecht, Elijah Rea, Garrick Brummer, Harold Kay, Hugo Wicks, Jonte Wicks, London Toon, Luke Chandler, Luke Giffney, Nate Weary, Ryan Blanch, and Tobey Cooke.

Netball – Abby Lewis, Addison Kowaliw, Emily Davidson, Jemma Wooden, Keira Piggott, Lara Sgaravizzi, Mia Jackson, Sienna Bottle, Tameka Walker, Tyla Channells, Amy Tanner, Bronte McKee, Gemma Rooke, Jade Price, Lara Stuart, Mia Harris, Mia Springett, Miah Trisic, Mikayla Shackleton, and Tamara Napier. Umpires: Anna Benazzi-Keir, Eloise Beckman, and Matilda Willis.

TriathlonAriella Northey, Bryson Norris, Emily Rice, Isaiah Ryan, Kayla Hart, Korbin Heathwood, Peyton Heathwood, and Ryan Vesper.

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