VenuesWest is proud to announce the 2018 Brand Ambassadors 

The four ambassadors for 2018/19 are

Courtney Bruce - Netball
Trains at State Netball Centre, competes at Perth Arena and HBF Stadium.

Sarah Edmiston – Athletics, discus
Trains at WAIS High Performance Service Centre, trains and competes at WA Athletics Stadium.

Conor Leahy – track cycling
Trains at WAIS High Performance Service Centre, trains and competes at SpeedDome.

Nina Kennedy – Athletics, pole vault
Trains at WAIS High Performance Service Centre, trains and competes at WA Athletics Stadium.


These four outstanding athletes will inspire visitors to VenuesWest venues as they share their stories of dedication and perseverance.  

About the Program

VenuesWest is proud to support Western Australian athletes as they train and compete at the highest possible levels.

As part of this commitment VenuesWest offers a unique opportunity for local athletes to become a VenuesWest ambassador.

Successful ambassadors each receive $5,000 cash to go towards training and competition expenses as well as support and visibility through the VenuesWest website and social media channels. The ambassador program runs for 12 months, officially beginning 1 July 2018

Application process 

  1. Ensure you meet the selection criteria below
  2. Complete the online application form

All submissions will be reviewed with the successful athletes notified as soon as the decision is made.

Selection criteria

  • Amateur 
  • Home venue is a VenuesWest venue
  • Competes in a VenuesWest targeted sport – rugby union, triathlon, rugby league, athletics, AFL, netball, canoeing, volleyball, swimming, gymnastics, diving, basketball, indoor cycling, soccer, cricket, rowing, tennis, water polo
  • Active on social media; in particular Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Competing at an elite level internationally or a junior athlete preparing to debut at international competition
  • Good community citizen

Ambassador benefits

  • Cash funding available for spending at their discretion (must be training/competition related)
  • Exposure through VenuesWest social media and website

Ambassador obligations

  • Submit a quarterly report on how VenuesWest funds have assisted them during that time
  • Speak at 1 x staff function per year
  • Attend 1 x Kids Sports Club day per year
  • Attend 1 x sports clinic/swim school first day of term
  • 1 x co-hosting of corporate suite
  • Sign an ambassador agreement stating they will not behave in a manner that could be damaging to the VenuesWest brand
  • Provide testimonials on VenuesWest facilities for use in publications, website and social media