Soccer

High Performance Soccer Program


What does the program entail?

The High Performance Soccer Program is for students in Years 7-12 has been operating since 1999 and provides a unique opportunity for talented soccer players to effectively combine the pursuit of academic and sporting excellence.

  • 2 hours per week developing their skills in technical and tactical sessions.  2 hours is the highly regarded Athlete Development Program incorporating a focus on diet, nutrition, sports medicine courses, psychology, recovery and rehabilitation, coaching and refereeing.
  • The program is implemented with a full academic curriculum, with the opportunities to gain University Entrance, TAFE entry or complete Certificate III in Sport and Recreation.
  • Opportunities to compete in SSWA Competitions at Zone, Regional and State levels.
  • Opportunities to compete Interstate and overseas.
  • Opportunities to compete in West Coast School Futsal Titles.
  • Formal fitness Assessments conducted by West Australia’s leading sports scientists and formal feedback provided to parents.

How does the Program work?

Students undergo performance skills training which includes:

  • Fitness
  • Basic movement skills
  • Individual skill development
  • Group/team skills
  • Strategies and Tactics in play
  • All players have the opportunity to gain certificates in coaching and refereeing
  • Access to indoor facilities for futsal
  • Strength and conditioning programs

How does the program link to Association/Community Football?

The program has links with Football West and implements the FFA football curriculum for elite development.  All players are required to be members of a Football Club affiliated with Football West.  The program complements programs conducted by all local football associations and clubs.

Who are the Coaches?

Faye Chambers
Soccer Program Coordinator
  • 2019 U14 NTC Head and State Coach
  • 2018 U14 NTC Head and State Coach
  • 2018 Women’s Assistant State Team Coach
  • 2017 U13 Head Coach of NTC and State Team
  • 2016 U13 Head Coach of NTC and State Team
  • 2015 U13 Assistant Coach of NTC and State Team
    2015 U19 Assistant Coach for NTC Challenge
  • 2015 U10 Head SAP Coach
  • 2014 U13 Assistant Coach of NTC and State Team
  • 2014 U19 Assistant Coach for NTC Challenge
  • 2013 U15 Assistant Coach of National Training Centre (NTC) and State Team

 

Rhys Loxley
Soccer Program Coach
  • Coached at FUSC for 5 seasons
  • Currently the NPL Technical Director of football at FUSC
  • Worked extensively with the SAP program at FUSC
  • FFA C License qualified
  • Former academy player at Southampton FC
  • Represented Western Australia at both Youth and Senior level
  • Played in the WA NPL with Forrestfield United Soccer Club
  • Currently play for Forrestfield United Soccer Club State league team
  • Also represented clubs such as Perth SC, Armadale & Floreat Athena

What has the program achieved?

  • 2021 – Junior Boys Central West Coast Futsal Champions
  • 2021 – 20 students selected in NPL teams across the state
  • 2020 – Junior and Senior Boys teams into SSWA knockout stage
  • 2020 – 20 students selected in NPL teams across the state
  • 2019-2021 – Joseph Forde Perth Glory Academy Team
  • 2019 – 2 students in Perth Glory academy teams
  • 2019- U19 West Coast Futsal Champions
  • 2017 Year 10 student, Josh Samson, selected in U18 Perth Glory team
  • 2017 Year 11 student, Breanne Alexander, represented Australian School Girls
  • 2013 Ex student Mark Barnett signs Youth Perth Glory contract
  • 2013 3 students represented WA state teams (men and women)
  • 2010 5 students represented SSWA state teams.
  • 2010 Northern Finals senior boys and junior girls
  • 2009 Sports Ready Cup finalists boys and girls
  • 2009 Zone Champions
  • 2008, 1998 SSWA State Championships R/ Up Junior Boys
  • 2008 SSWA Northern Zone Champions Junior Boys
  • 2008 SSWA Northern Zone R/Up Junior Girls
  • 2008 SSWA Northern Zone R/Up Senior Girls
  • 2005, 2000 SSWA Northern Zone R/Up Junior Boys
  • 2003,2005, 2007 SSWA Northern Zone R/Up Senior Boys

Selection Process

  • Entry into our High Performance Sport Programs is through a selection process.
  • All applicants must complete a physical tryout (Stage 1).
  • If the applicant is successful for Stage 1, we will require copies of the last two (2) school reports to assess your child’s academic and behavioural achievements (Stage 2).
  • If  your child is successful in both stages, they will be offered a position in their chosen program.
  • Written communication will be sent advising the outcome of your child’s application.

Enquiries

If you have any queries regarding the trial or enrolment process, please contact our Enrolments Officer on 9453 0139 or at lesley.lydiate@education.wa.edu.au.

Contact Us

Phone: 9453 0100
Absentees: 9453 0135
Enrolments: 9453 0139
Fees & Charges: 9453 0114


117 Berkshire Rd
Forrestfield  WA  6058

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