The mentorship program will be an opportunity for young up and coming athletes to develop their personal and performance potential through mentorship by experienced Olympian Melissa Wu.
The purpose of the mentorship program is to provide guidance, advice and support to the selected athletes as they work towards achieving their sporting goals. It also aims to prepare them for future experiences in their careers and how to manage many of the challenges unique to elite athletes. It provides a role model and mentor for them who has experienced many of the challenges they may face both in and out of sport as well as a supportive environment built on trust.
The mentorship program is by application only and athletes will need to meet the following criteria:
10 – 20 years old
Compete at minimum State level and working towards Nationals
Should demonstrate good values
Have big goals and dreams
Self-motivated and hard working
Pilot mentorship program will be commencing July 2019. Numbers will be limited to ensure the quality of the program.