This squad has been established for all athletes aged U13 and above to provide specific event group training from accredited coaches and is designed to be in addition to normal club training activities.
If all the available places are not filled by those athletes, then U12 athletes can be considered for the squad with a nomination from their club President. All athletes must still register with their respective clubs.
Training is held during the summer season from October to March on Thursdays from 5.00pm to 6.45pm at Chas Riley Reserve in North Beach. Training commences 5th of October. Athletes will be able to select the events group/s in which they wish to participate. First part of the session will be either jumps/throws/hurdles and the second part of the session, sprints and middle distance Medicine ball or strength training will be available at the end of training. Coaching is to be provided by high level ATFCA accredited coaches selected by the Hamersley HDS sub-committee.
Registration for HDS is now done on-line. The fee for new members is $80 and includes t-shirt. Returning members the fee is $60 if no t-shirt is required. All members of the HDS squad are required to wear a HDS t-shirt/singlet to training.