Northern Territory Sports Academy

The Northern Territory Sports Academy (NTSA) aims to support the Northern Territory (NT) sporting community to provide enriching environments that engage, recognise and empower Territory athletes, coaches, officials and other key support personnel to optimise their potential and enhance their abilities to thrive in their sporting and non-sporting lives.

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The Northern Territory Sports Academy (NTSA) has developed three programs to support athlete development within the Northern Territory (NT).

  • Foundations Program
  • Futures Program
  • Individual Athlete Scholarship

Read about Athlete Development Programs

The NTSA will partner with Peak Sporting Bodies, Regional Councils and other key stakeholders to design and implement processes, practices and programs specific to supporting the recruitment, retention and development of coaches, officials and other support personnel (e.g. committee/board members) in paid and voluntary roles across the Territory.

Read about Workforce Development Programs

The NTSA is home to world class facilities available to local, National and international athletes and teams.

Individuals or organisations seeking to access the NTSA facility will need to contact the NTSA via email  NTSA.PathwaysServices@nt.gov.au.

Read more about NTSA facilities

The NTSA offers funding for athletes, coaches, officials and other volunteers, clubs and organisations.

See which funds and grants are available

The Northern Territory Sports Academy, formerly the Northern Territory Institute of Sport, has supported athletes achievements in Olympic and Paralympic Games, World Championships and Commonwealth Games since 1996.

Learn about NTSA achievements


Last updated: 06 September 2022

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