• Barwon Sports Academy

    Barwon Sports Academy

    Developing Athletes and Communities

    Read more

  • Barwon Sports Academy

    Barwon Sports Academy

    Developing Athletes and Communities

    Read more

  • VIS
  • Vic State Government
  • TAC
  • GEELONG CONNECTED COMMUNITIES
  • DEAKING UNIVERSITY
  • Corio Bay Health
  • City of Greater Geelong

Latest News

Agnes takes Lee Troop Award for Excellence

Agnes takes Lee Troop Award for Excellence

Read more

Presentation Evening 2017

Presentation Evening 2017

Read more

Agnes takes Gold with the Aussie Sapphires

Agnes takes Gold with the Aussie Sapphires

Read more

What a fantastic night at the BSA Awards evening, celebrating 10 years of the BSA. Thank you to the Geelong Cats for providing a fantastic venue to celebrate and mingle with friends. Guests were treated to a honest and inspiring interview with World Champion Water Skier and former BSA athlete Jacinta Carroll. Congratulations to major award winners - Agnes Emma Nnopu (Lee Troop Award for Excellence) , Mackenzie Mielczarek, (Geelong Advertiser Junior Sports Star of the Year award), Jack Terrill (BSA Ambassador Award, sponsored by the TAC) and Jeff Oxley, (The Ross Synot Award). Stay connected for some great photos to follow

  • Athlete Wellbeing and Sports Psychology

    Athlete Wellbeing and Sports Psychology

    The BSA places a strong emphasis on holistic development and provides a comprehensive wellbeing and Sports Psychology service to athletes. This is done through a series of education workshops, small group workshops and one on one consults with one of the BSA’s wellbeing/Sports Psychology team.
    When speaking about wellbeing there are a range of different factors that can impact on athletic performance, as well as our every day health and wellbeing. Sleep, stress, diet, exercise and mindfulness are just some of the topics we will look at within our wellbeing workshops to ensure you are functioning at your best.

    Continue reading
  • Medical Network & Injury Prevention

    Medical Network & Injury Prevention

    The BSA has an extensive Medical Network coordinated by Justin Edwards from Corio Bay Health Group. Athletes are provided with benefits such as priority access and a discounted consult rate. 

    The Medical Network includes physiotherapists, sports doctors, sports psychologists, massage therapists, osteopaths, podiatrists, orthopedic surgeons, chiropractors, dieticians and diagnostic imaging. 
  • Sport Specific Skill Development

    Sport Specific Skill Development

    Each BSA partner sport provides sport specific practical training opportunities for their athletes. These sessions are of an elite standard and will most often be conducted by a specialist coach of either State or National level.

    The format for each sport’s practical program will be developed to service the needs of the athletes and compliment the training and competition loads.

    Continue reading
  • Strength & Conditioning

    Strength & Conditioning

    The aim of the BSA Strength and Conditioning (S&C) program is to educate athletes on the importance of S&C as both a performance enhancing and injury prevention measure.

    Each partner sport is allocated a set S&C schedule. Sessions address the components of fitness specific to that sport and take into consideration the development level of the athlete, current training load and competition period of that sport.

    Continue reading
  • Athlete Education

    Athlete Education

    The Athlete Education Program provides personal and sporting development opportunities to athletes through a series of workshops relevant to the holistic development of highly talented athletes.

    The aim of the program is  to assist athletes in achieving their full potential through the education and practical application of balance in sport and life. The BSA places a strong emphasis on utilising the highly knowledgeable and experienced pool of expert presenters that exist within the Barwon Region.
  • Deakin University
  • Dench
  • Subway
  • Colac Otway Shire
  • Geelong Connected Communities
  • LBW
  • Optus
  • De Grandi Cycle and Sport
  • Geelong Cats
  • Bendigo Bank
  • Geelong College
  • G21
  • Arthur Reed Photos
  • Surf Coast Shire
  • Rex Gorell
  • Borough Queenscliffe
  • Tressider Insurance
  • Golden Plains Shire
  • Lake Imo
  • Leading Teams
  • Adcell
  • Christian College