D’Arcy Van den Bossche
D’Arcy is an avid fan of sport in all its formats with a soft spot for grassroots community sport. Hailing from Victoria, D’Arcy decided on a warmer change to complete her Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Sport Management) at Southern Cross University, Lismore. D’Arcy has embarked on further learning from 2018 undertaking a Master of Business (Sport Management) at Deakin University. D’Arcy joined the Academy in 2015 as Sport Administration Manager and was appointed to the role of Sport Programs Manager in 2016 and most recently taking the role of General Manager in 2020. A self-proclaimed master of none, D’Arcy will try her hand at most activities with surfing, yoga, golf and basketball her current favourites.
Acting Sport Programs Manager
Claire joined NCAS in 2017 as an intern with the Sports Testing Team and continues on in this role today. On completion of her Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science in 2019 at Southern Cross University in Lismore, Claire was employed as an Assistant Sports Programs Manager and in 2020 became the Acting Sports Programs Manager. Claire is a qualified Strength & Conditioning Coach with ACSM and registered Exercise Professional with Fitness Australia. She also combines her love of sport and teaching as a Learn to Swim Instructor for all ages and abilities. In her spare time she can be found in a Gi at her local Jiu Jitsu club training hard and loving life.
Administration and Finance Officer
Jessica commenced with NCAS as an intern with the Fitness Testing in 2017 and continuing her practical experience to this day. Jessica completed her Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science in 2019 at Southern Cross University’s Lismore Campus and was employed as the Administration and Finance Office in 2018. Her Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology post graduate degree is due for completion at the end of 2020. Jessica enthusiasm and dedication to health, fitness and local sport is also incorporated as an Elite Level Sports Trainer. A passionate gym junkie, life-long sports athlete, amateur triathlete and exercise science enthusiastic, Jessica’s love for health and fitness is a key attribute to the NCAS team.