Coach Senior Lists his Three Demands: Professionalism, Dedication and Passion

Posted on November 20, 2023 by

Ben Senior, the Head Coach of NSW Institute of Sport’s Women’s Hockey program, has been busy plotting the NSW Pride’s Hockey One League title defence. Senior, who has been in his (fulltime) NSWIS role since January 2022, revealed when he decided to commit himself to becoming a coach, he asked one important question of himself. The answer moulded Senior’s approach to a demanding job where there’s high expectations.

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Talented Tait riding positive waves on and off the pitch

Posted on October 13, 2023 by

One of the state’s emerging hockey talents, 20 year old Kendelle Tait, has credited her New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS) scholarship for helping to shape her career away from the pitch.

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Kavanagh empowered by edict to cut loose

Posted on October 11, 2023 by

A few quiet words from the Hockeyroos coaching staff to Alana Kavanagh before she made her senior international debut against India last May not only quelled the butterflies that were rioting in her stomach, but they empowered the Sydneysider to play her own game.

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Sport’s Loneliest Job Doesn’t Need To Be So Lonely: Brad McGee

Posted on May 5, 2023 by

Coaching has long been described as the ‘loneliest’ job in sport, but New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS) High Performance Coach Advisor, Brad McGee OAM, believes the Institute’s coaches already have arguably the best support system available to them.

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