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Hunter Sports High School

Hunter Sports High School

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Telephone02 4943 5755



Coaching Staff

Brendan Sims: Basketball Academy Coach & Coordinator

  • Hunter Sports High PDHPE & Japanese Language Teacher
  • Level 1 Coach
  • Hunter Region CHS Coach
  • Division 1 Representative Coach - Maitland Mustangs
  • 2024 18 Mens Squad Coach and JPL Head Coach
  • 2024 Assistant Coach for NBL 1 Women


Callan Crapp: Basketball Academy Coach & Coordinator

  • Maitland Mustangs NEJL Coach 2024


Jonah Armstrong: Basketball Academy Coach

  • Western Regional Academy of Sport
  • Coached 2023 Newcastle Falcons Youth Men
  • 2024 JPL Newcastle Falcons 18 Men

How do I apply?

To be part of this academy prospective students need to apply online on this website. Students must participate in regular basketball competitions, undertake a trial, and provide supporting documentation as detailed in the online application form. Note that students may be in any year, and acceptance and ongoing placement in the academy 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.