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Elite Athletes

SportUNE’s facilities are the perfect training ground for elite athletes pushing the boundaries in their sport.

The University of New England’s (UNE) sporting and fitness centre, SportUNE, is considered one of the finest university sporting centres in Australia and has a proud history of nurturing and supporting student-athletes, many of whom represent the state and country in their chosen sport.

SportUNE is an experienced provider of fitness assessments and training, with highly skilled and accredited staff.  We are accredited with, and have strong associations with, key sporting and industry bodies including:

  • Elite Athlete Friendly University (EAFU) Network
  • Australian Sports Commission
  • Australian Institute of Sport Accredited Training Facility
  • Australian University Sport
  • Fitness Australia
  • Australian Rugby Union
  • NSW Institute of Sport
  • New South Wales Rugby
  • Parramatta Eels Rugby League
  • Northern NSW Football
  • Northern Inland Academy of Sport
  • Northern Inland Football
  • Les Mills

SportUNE offers student athletes a diverse range of quality sport, recreation and fitness facilities and services that compliment elite training programs, including:

  • New strength and conditioning gym for specific training requirements, including cardio equipment, free weights and free motion cardio pulley machines
  • Group fitness programs for building team cohesion and pre-competition conditioning
  • Freestyle group fitness programs, including pilates and yoga to assist with core strength and flexibility
  • Training opportunities with our professional personal trainers who are experienced in strength and conditioning, power lifting, fitness assessment, skin fold measurements and body typing to identify natural predispositions
  • Strong associations with elite state and national sporting bodies

As a member of the Elite Athlete Friendly University Network and personal excellence program, UNE offers student-athletes flexible study options which enables you to balance your sporting pursuits with academic requirements. SportUNE’s quality facilities and services further enhance this relationship, providing first rate facilities for training and competition.

SportUNE has recently completed the construction of new facilities to the value of over $5.5M, including a new strength and conditioning gym, multi-purpose hall, café and exercise science teaching space and offices, which confirms our place as a premier sporting centre.