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Sporting Excellence Programs

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Kelvin Grove State College (KGSC) has a rich history of sporting excellence, dating back to t​he inception of the Queensland Golf School of Excellence, developed in Partnershi​​p with Golf Q​​ueensland in 1986. Since then, the College has expanded the programs to include the Queensland Tennis School of Excellence, the Football School of Excellence, and most recently in 2016 the Volleyball School of Excellence.

​​Our sports excellence programs provide students with the opportunity to combine the study of their chosen sport at a high level, with their academic studies. Our programs are among the top sports programs in the country, in terms of currency, program components, success and student achievement.

Students are accepted into our programs through an application and trial process, and involvement in the programs will attract an additional cost. Program coordinators can be contacted for details on the most up to date fee structure.

Entry requiremen​​​ts

Excellent levels of effort and behaviour should be consistently displayed in recent school reports. Applicants sporting ability should meet the current high standards of the relevant excellence program.

Program aim​

  • To provide students who have a particular talent or focus on sport, the opportunity to study their sport and learn the facets of elite athlete development.

  • To provide students with the tools to be successful at any level, from lifelong learner to elite athlete.

​Each of our programs have a comprehensive range of components to facilitate the development of the complete athlete. To ensure the currency and professionalism o​​f each aspect of athletic development, we engage with a range of external providers to assist in the delivery of our program.

Program compon​ents

  • Skills development
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Physiotherapy: screenings and triage
  • Injury rehabilitation
  • Sports psychology
  • Nutrition
  • Yoga
  • Athlete management
  • Team building and leadership
  • Certificate III in fitness
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Last reviewed 14 July 2022
Last updated 14 July 2022