Meet our SWAS staff…

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Bernice Butlion Chief Executive Officer

Bernice Butlion is the chief executive of the South West Academy of Sport and oversees the talent development pathways of some the region’s most promising athletes.

Originally from South Africa where she was the inaugural manager of the Eastern Cape Academy of Sport, Bernice moved to Bunbury in late 2008 to become the South West Academy of Sport’s first chief executive.

She has a background in both high performance and community sports development including five years at local government level.

An athlete herself, Bernice has obtained provincial colours in athletics (800m and 1500m), swimming, cross-country, biathlon, basketball, road running and canoeing.

For more information about the Academy contact Bernice on 9795 1783  or email bbutlion@swaswa.com.au

Belinda Stegmann Administrator

Belinda is the administrator at the South West Academy of Sport.

Born and raised in South Africa, Belinda immigrated with her family to Australia in 2007.

After teaching for 11 years, she decided to take a break from the classroom and completed a Bachelor of Accounting.

Belinda is an active member and trainer at the City of Bunbury Surf Life Saving Club.

She enjoys swimming and photography.

Belinda can be contacted on 9795 1783 or info@swaswa.com.au