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Athletics Australia NASS; Able-Bodied High Performance Program

The National Athlete Support Structure is an Athletics Australia high performance system that provides support to individual athletes who are contributing to the Australian Institute of Sport’s (AIS) Winning Edge.

The Winning Edge aims for Australia as a nation to be one of the top-five at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, that we will be the leading nation at the Commonwealth Games and that we will have 20 world champions each year. 

Below are the confirmed able-bodied athletes to be supported by the National Athlete Support Structure.

Athletes will also be provided with tiered benefits aligned to their membership level. Further details on what is included within the NASS Selection Policy is available here

National Athlete Support Structure

Podium: Fabrice Lapierre (NSW), Dane Bird-Smith (Qld), Jared Tallent (Vic)

Podium Potential: Joel Baden (Vic), Brianna Beahan (WA), Damien Birkinhead (Vic), Jenny Blundell (NSW), Peter Bol (Vic), Alana Boyd (Qld), Zoe Buckman (Vic), Luke Cann (Vic), Milly Clark (NSW), Matthew Denny (Qld), Cedric Dubler (Qld), Chris Erickson (Vic), Henry Frayne (Qld), Ryan Gregson (Vic), Linden Hall (Vic), Madeline Heiner (NSW), Caitlin Jones (Qld), Nina Kennedy (WA), Genevieve LaCaze (Vic), Regan Lamble (Vic), Kurtis Marschall (SA), Luke Mathews (Vic), Kathryn Mitchell (Vic), Morgan Mitchell (Vic), Ella Nelson (NSW), Eleanor Patterson (Vic), Hamish Peacock (Tas), Sally Pearson (Qld), Jeff Riseley (Vic), Kelsey-Lee Roberts (ACT), Josh Robinson (Qld), Anneliese Rubie (NSW), Dani Samuels (NSW), Beki Smith (NSW), Brandon Starc (NSW), Brooke Stratton (Vic), Jessica Thornton (NSW), Eloise Wellings (NSW)

Medical: Liz Parnov (WA), Melissa Duncan (Vic) 

Commonwealth: Michael Shelley (Qld), Jessica Trengove (SA), Lisa Weightman (Vic)

Development: Naa Anang (Qld), Angus Armstrong (NSW), Declan Carruthers (SA), Josh Clarke (NSW), Georgia Griffith (Vic), Jack Hale (Tas), Alex Hartmann (Qld), Alex Hulley (NSW), Shemaiah James (Qld), Courtney Powell (Vic), Matthew Ramsden (WA), Darcy Roper (Qld), Kate Spencer (NSW), Louis Stenmark (NSW), Rachel Tallent (ACT), Kirsty Williams (Qld)

Gold Coast GOLD Relay Program (24):
M 4x100m Relay:
Josh Clarke (NSW), Tom Gamble (Qld), Jack Hale (Tas), Alex Hartmann (Qld), Aaron Stubbs (Qld), Trae Williams (Qld)
W 4x100m Relay:
Brianna Beahan (WA), Samantha Geddes (NSW), Ella Nelson (NSW), Sally Pearson (Qld), Christine Wearne (Qld), Ashleigh Whittaker (Vic)
M 4x400m Relay: 
Alex Beck (Qld), James Kermond (NSW), Ben Offereins (ACT), Steve Solomon (NSW), Louis Stenmark (NSW), Luke Stevens (Vic)
W 4x400m Relay:
Monica Brennan (Vic), Morgan Mitchell (Vic), Anneliese Rubie (NSW), Caitlin Sargent-Jones (Qld), Jessica Thornton (NSW), Lauren Wells (ACT)


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