Phil Cole: The WRAS Media Man

Best known for a forty-year association with 2bs and B-Rock FM, Phil Cole has been responsible for sharing some terrific sporting stories. With a passion for telling local stories, Cole says he loves celebrating all performances from across the central west. “I’ve always been very parochial having attended Bathurst High School and I get excited…

Wally Gaynor: Our Great Hockey Coach

With a love of helping athletes build basic skills, Wayne ‘Wally’ Gaynor has developed a reputation as one of Australia’s most enthusiastic hockey coaches. Between 2003 and 2014, the Western Region Academy of Sport was fortunate enough to have Gaynor involved as the head coach in the program. Gaynor credits his time with WRAS for…

Marian Renshaw: The Selfless Cycling Coach

Marian Renshaw is a name synonymous with cycling in the western region. From her association with Bathurst Cycling and helping several junior athletes climb through the state and national cycling pathways, Renshaw is known as one of the state’s best cycling coaches. Marian’s first became involved with the Western Region Academy of Sport (WRAS) in…

CNSWJO: Our Valued Regional Council Partner

The formative years of the Western Region Academy of Sport (WRAS) programs have been well supported through the contributions of the Central NSW Joint Organisation (CNSWJO). CNSWJO is tasked with advocating, prioritising and improving the infrastructure and services delivered to communities in Central NSW to establish the long term viability of the region. WRAS has…