AFL

High Performance AFL Program

Endorsed by the WA Football Commission; Australian Football League and the Department of Education

2015 Schoolboys RediMed Cup Champions

2015 Schoolboys RediMed Cup Champions

Mission Statement

To provide a quality program which fast tracks the player’s development along their Australian Football League pathway within the associated WAFL/AFL Club Development Programs.

To provide quality academic, sporting, and personal opportunities for talented students from Year 7 to Year 12.

The program follows the National curriculum established by the AFL.

What does the program entail?

  • 4 hours per week developing their skills including fitness and team strategies and tactics.
  • Included in the 4 hours is the highly regarded Sport Science Program incorporating a focus on diet, nutrition, sports medicine courses, psychology, recovery and rehabilitation, coaching and refereeing
  • Opportunities to compete in SSWA Competitions at Zone, Regional and State levels
  • Opportunities to compete against leading Private Schools (PSA)
  • Specialised skills development including role play and game based training
  • Individual programs for players
  • Strength and conditioning programs
  • Sprint coaching
  • Fitness Assessment twice a year with formal feedback provided

How does the program work?

  • The program follows the National curriculum established by the AFL
  • To better prepare them for entry into WAFL Development Squads and the AFL system
  • There is a heavy emphasis on individual offensive and defensive fundamentals and also teaches advanced team principles of play.  Players are conditioned to absorb pressure by hand and foot
  • Players have the opportunity to gain certificates in coaching and umpiring
  • The program is supplemented with a full academic curriculum, with the opportunities to gain University Entrance, TAFE Entry or complete a Certificate II in Sport
  • Students are supported by a school environment which caters for the academic and pastoral care needs of the talented athlete, allowing students to gain a quality education whilst still pursuing their sporting dreams
  • In Years 10-12 students have the opportunity to travel to Melbourne during the July holidays to attend AFL fixtures, participate in elite training sessions and play against Victoria’s Specialist AFL Schools

How does the program link to AFL clubs?

  • All players are required to be members of a WAFC affiliated Junior Club
  • The program complements programs conducted by WAFL and AFL Development Programs
  • Through our AFL network and relationships with National and State coaches, all players are provided with a multitude of opportunities to enhance their AFL careers

Who are the coaches?

Clifford Shaun
Shaun Clifford
AFL Program Coordinator
  • Level 2 AFL Coach
  • League player at Perth and Subiaco
  • 2016 East Fremantle Colts Assistant Coach
  • 2015 Assistant Coach, Perth Colts
 
Aaron Black
AFL Specialist Teacher
  • 2016 Head Coach  Years 8/9 Wesley College
  • 2015 West Perth League Best & Fairest Winner
  • 2014 Sandover Medallist
  • 2013 West Perth League Premiership player
  • 2010 State 18’s Academy Player
McLernon Clay
Clay McLernon
AFL Specialist Teacher
  • Level 2 AFL Coach
  • 100 League Games Perth/Claremont
  • 2016-2017 East Fremantle Colts Head Coach
  • 2015 Claremont League Assistant Coach, forwards
  • 2013 Claremont League Assistant Coach, backs
  • 2011 Claremont  WAFL premiership player
Embley James
James Embley
AFL Specialist Teacher
  • AFL Coach
  • League player Swan Districts and West Perth
  • 2015 Coach, Swan Athletic Football Club
  • 2014 Reserves premiership player

What has the program achieved?

  • 2016 RediMed Cup Champions (Cable Division)
  • 2016 Freo Dockers Cup Champions (White Division)
  • 2015 RediMed Cup Champions (Cable Division)
  • 2014 Sports Ready Cup Champions (Cable Division)
  • 2014 Schoolsport WA Year 10 State Champions
  • 2013 Schoolsport WA Year 10 State Champions
  • 2013 WAFC Cup 8/9 Runner Up Champions
  • 2012 WAFC Cup 8/9 State Champions
  • 2011-2012 Sports Ready Cup Semi Finalists
  • 2007 & 2008 Reconciliation Cup Champions
  • 2006 & 2007 Belt Up Cup Semi Finalists
  • Sports Ready Cup Zone Champions since its inception in 2006
  • A Zone Champions Years 8, 9 &10

College Facilities

The Sports Academy facilities include:

Full size AFL oval

250 seat indoor stadium

25m indoor heated pool

Strength and conditioning centre

Seminar room

AFL Gallery

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How Can I Enrol My Child Into the AFL Program?

Parents wishing to enrol their child into one of our programs are required to submit an Application for Enrolment.  Please ensure copies of relevant documentation (as listed on the Application for Enrolment) are provided at the time of submission.

Please visit our Enrolment page for further information or to download the Application for Enrolment.

 

Contact Us

Ph:  (08) 9453 0100
Fx:  (08) 9453 1464

Absentees:  (08) 9453 0135
Enrolments:  (08) 9453 0139
Fees & Charges:  (08) 9453 0114

117 Berkshire Rd
Forrestfield  WA  6058

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