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Hunter Sports High School

Hunter Sports High School

Personalising Pathways

Telephone02 4943 5755


Coaching Staff:

Amy Pittman

AFL NSW Development Officer

Hunter Academy of Sport Assistant Coach (U11-13 Girls)

Head Coach of Hunter U12 Girls rep team


Natalie Meisenhelter - HSHS Teacher/AFL Program Coordinator


Elite Coaching:

Hunter Sports High's AFL program is a structured 40-week program, run by qualified AFL NSW Coaches in collaboration with the Sydney Swans Junior Academy.

"Hunter Sports High offers the benchmark elite AFL program for students anywhere in NSW."  



Outstanding Achievements:

  • AFL NSW Open Girls & U15 Boys State Semi-finalists 2016
  • Swans Cup U16 Boys Runners Up 2013 & 2017
  • Swans Giants Cup U15 Girls State Champions 2010/2011/2012; Runners Up 2017
  • Under 15 Boys Team Regional Champions 2018
  • Open Boys Regional Champions 2015 & 2016
  • 18 NNSW representative players to date
  • 4 NSW representative players to date
  • 14 students selected in the Sydney Swans Junior Academy to date


How do I apply?

To be part of this program prospective students need to obtain an application package from our website. Students must participate in an AFL competition and undertake a trial, and provide supporting documentation as detailed in the application package. Note that students may be in any year, and acceptance and ongoing placement in the program is based on continued academic effort, acceptable attendance levels and an excellent behaviour record.

Students are supported by a school environment which caters for the academic and welfare needs of the talented athlete, allowing them to gain a quality education whilst still pursuing their sporting dreams.