Sports Academy

The Bentleigh Secondary College Sports Academy aims to maximise individual student’s sporting potential. The teachers and facilitators involved in the program recognise the need for students to balance their sport and training commitments with their academic studies.     

The Academy's focus is on health, participation, improvement and leadership through exposure to quality sporting programs.
Sports Offered:

2019 Structure

  • Year 7 & 8 Program run outside of school hours with the added option of getting withdrawn from scheduled classes to participate in an extra session during the school day.

  • Year 9 elective run through the school day

  • Year 10 elective run through the school day

Involves coaching by a sport specific coach:
  • Netball – Di McCormack
  • AFL/AFLW – St Kilda FC Tony Pucella
  • Soccer – Football Star Academy

Students will be entered into the VSSSA competitions which are run through the school day and the Victorian Schools Championships.

9 & 10 elective groups will be overseen by a member of the PE staff, who will assess each student individually.

Each student will develop their own individual learning plan including goal setting and a plan of action.

Strength and Conditioning

Run by Chris Matthews from Active Lifestyle.

Strength and conditioning coach develops and implements plans for the students. A big focus is on education and injury prevention. This involves spending time on correct exercise technique and safely building strength.

Physio Services

Bentleigh Secondary College has partnered with MyPhysio who come into the school and run educational sessions for the students twice a term on a variety of topics. They also complete an assessment on each student to identify any potential weaknesses and advise the best way to correct them.

Athlete Achievement Form

Health Professional Report

Sports Academy Registration

Student Agreement

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