Erindale College


Erindale Sports Academy

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The Erindale Sports Academy enjoys the unique advantages afforded by the facilities of the Active Leisure Centre.  Students are offered a range of courses catering for different interests and ability levels
This Academy offers the following courses:

* Physical Education
* Outdoor Education
* Exercise Science
* Sports Science
* Sport, Fitness and Administration



The Academy also incorporates the Talented Sports Program:

For further information on the special program click here


Completing courses in The Erindale Sports Academy will assist you in some or all of the following:
* Background knowledge about physical performance
* Competencies for employment in the fitness and related industries
* Opportunities to pursue elite sports careers while still getting an education
* Active and healthy lifestyle
* Skills and interests in outdoor activities
* Break from a heavy academic workload
* A fit body gives more oxygen to the brain
* Healthy body

Facilities

Erindale College and the Active Leisure Centre facilities are unique in the ACT enabling us to fully support our extensive courses in Physical Education, Health and Sport programs.  We provide students with access to an extensive range of facilities and programs that are the envy of schools throughout Australia.

In addition to the standard school facilities such as tennis courts, basketball and netball courts and playing fields, the facilities include:

* Weights rooms
* Aerobics rooms
* Sports hall
* Squash courts
* Indoor heated swimming pool

STAFF PROFILES

Mark Armstrong V5

NAME: MARK ARMSTRONG
ACADEMY LEADER
COACH:
AFL Coach
TEACHER:
Level 3 AFL Coach
PLAYING EXPERIENCE:
Queanbeyan Tigers, Sydney Swans, AFL Canberra Representative Team
COACHING EXPERIENCE:
Queanbeyan Tigers, GWS Giants, NEAFL Representative Coach

Matt Adams

NAME: MATT ADAMS
COACH: Erindale College & current ACT u18's Schoolboys Coach
TEACHER: Sports Development & Sport and Recreation
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Level 2 Rugby League Coach, Strength & Conditioning Coach
RELEVANT SPORTING HISTORY: Former NRL player: Canberra Raiders and Balmain Tigers. Australian Schoolboys u15's & Australian Super League Test Football side u17's

Garry Ball NAME: GARY BALL
COACH: Basketball
TEACHER: Sports Development, Sport and Rec
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Level 3 Basketball Coach, Strength and Conditioning Coach
RELEVANT SPORTING HISTORY: Former NBL player, Current State League Coach
Glenn Coward

NAME: GLENN COWARD
COACH: Softball/Baseball
TEACHER: Sports Development, Exercise Science
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Strength and Conditioning Coach, Level 1 Track and Field
RELEVANT SPORTING HISTORY: Marathon runner, State level Sprinter and long Jumper, Athletics coach

Tim Davies 

NAME: TIME DAVIES
COACH: Football (Soccer)
TEACHER: Sports Development, Sports Science, Outdoor Education, Mathematics
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Diploma Sports Coaching, FFA C License, FFA Level 1 Goal Keeper Coach, FFA Community Goal Keeper Coach Course Instructor
RELEVANT SPORTING HISTORY: W-League Canberra United Goal Keeper Coach, Women ACTAS Goal Keeper Coach, Tuggeranong United NPL Goal Keeper Coach, Canberra Cosmos Training Squad, ACT Rockets, Tuggeranong United Premier League Goal Keeper.

Daniel Hawke

NAME: DANIEL HAWKE
COACH: Rugby Union
TEACHER: Exercise Science, Sports Development, Sport + Rec and Physical Education
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION: Level 2 Rugby Coach, SMART Rugby, Certificate IV in Fitness
RELEVANT SPORTING HISTORY: 1st Grade John I Dent player, ACT Schoolboys u14's Coach, ACT Schoolboys 7's coach, CSC assistant coach

Natalie Keen

NAME: NATALIE KEEN
COACH: Netball
TEACHER: Sports Development, Sports Science, Year 10 Maths, Year 10 Link co-ordinator
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Intermediate Coach, Strength and Conditioning Coach
RELEVANT SPORTING HISTORY: Former ACT player,  Former State League Coach, Former ACT 17&U and 19&U manager, Current ACT Schoolgirls Coach.

Tracey Marris 

NAME: TRACEY MARRIS
COACH: Girls Soccer
TEACHER: Sports Development, Sport and Rec, Mathematics, Careers Development
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Futsal, Strength and Conditioning Coach, First Aid, Career Development Certificate IV, Senior Coaching certificate, Assistance Coach ACT School Girls 19’s side
RELEVANT SPORTING HISTORY:  Former Australian Futsal player, Former A.C.T Football Player, 10 Year+ Coaching ACT Futsal Teams

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