The induction days are held as the first event of each of the operating programs activities.¬† The induction day is the formal welcoming of athletes in to the academy and the talent development program the athletes are involved in.¬† Athletes who attend the induction days have been successful in gaining an academy scholarship whether it via talent identification days, interviews or performance measurements.
The following takes place on the induction day:
- Formal welcome from SAS representative
- Introduction to program sponsors and other sponsors in attendance
- Introduction to program personnel
- Overview of annual program by Head Coach
- Team building exercises
- Uniform sizing
- Athlete ID photo taken
- Questions & Answer session
After the induction day, having completed their musculoskeletal assessment athletes are then permitted to participate in the academy‚Äôs talent development programs.