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The Central Region Sport Education Coordinator facilitates sport and physical activities for schools in Alice Springs and surrounding communities. Programs include interschool events for groups of schools as well as tailored programs for remote schools, catering for primary and high school aged students. The Sport Education Coordinator also facilitates trials, selections and training for teams and squads to participate in the School of Sport Education NT 12 Years & Under and 15 Years and Under programs.

School Visits and Interschool Sports Programs

The focus for all programs is participation and skill development across a range of sports and physical activities. “Come and Try’’ philosophy is promoted throughout all programs with the inclusion of competition between schools.

Alice Springs primary schools are able to participate in weekly sport sessions focusing on a number of sports throughout the year. Additional full day and half day carnivals/round robin days are facilitated for primary and secondary students.

The visiting school program is also an opportunity for teachers in remote schools to participate in peer coaching to use the programs, games and sports in their ongoing Health and Physical Education Programs.

Central Region representation in School of Sport Education NT Programs

Central region teams or squads are selected to attend SSNT Championships or Development Camps for Interstate selection. To be selected, students must have participated in the sport at regional level and developed an appropriate level of knowledge and skills in the sport.

All teams and squads rely on volunteer team coaches and managers to train students and supervise travelling groups.

VOLUNTEER TODAY – students in your region rely on YOU!

How to get involved

Central Region Sport Education Coordinator:

Tahlia Rutherford

08 8951 1696

0408 871 905

tahlia.rutherford@education.nt.gov.au

Central Region Administration Assistant:

Simisa Briggs

8951 1586

centralsport.doe@education.nt.gov.au

Central Region School of Sport Education NT Office:

08 8951 1586

PO Box 1420, Alice Springs NT 0871

1st Floor of the Alice Plaza, 36 Todd Street, Alice Springs

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