The 2023 Regional Academies of Sport (RAS) Coaching Conference, held on October 28th, brought together coaches and sports enthusiasts for a day of knowledge sharing, innovation, and inspiration. Building upon the immense success of the 2022 edition, this year’s conference set new standards for the sporting industry in NSW.
Brett O’Farrell, Chair of RAS said about the event, “The 2023 RAS Coaches Conference featured a stacked agenda with elite coaching personnel. This event provided not only great education but also thought-provoking strategic thinking, empowering our coaches to unlock their full potential.” “It served as a great way to express our gratitude to the coaches who work tirelessly throughout the year, nurturing talent across regional NSW. We are immensely grateful for the support of NSWIS in making this event a reality, uniting us in the pursuit of sporting excellence,” Mr O’Farrell finished.
Kevin Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of the NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) said, “The 2023 RAS Coaches Conference was an enormous success, bringing together the state’s best coaches to learn, share and collaborate with some of the best high-performance experts in
“Coach development and regional planning are critical in supporting the NSWIS’ Pursu32+ program and developing the next generation of the world’s best athletes ahead of Brisbane 2032. NSWIS was proud to invest in the opportunity, alongside the Office of Sport, to create a platform to further educate and celebrate the achievements of regional coaches.”
The 2023 RAS Coaching Conference continued to embody the commitment of the RAS to advance sports coaching and athlete development across the region. Shaping the future of sports coaching in the region.