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Hunter Sports High School

Hunter Sports High School

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Telephone02 4943 5755


Coaching Staff:

Tommy Anderson

  • Cricket Australia Level 2 Coach
  • NSW Under 18 Girls Assistant Coach
  • Regional Academy Head Coach
  • 25 years of first grade cricket


Lindsay Walker

  • First Class player
  • Former Malaysian National Team Coach
  • Victorian Under 15 Boys Coach
  • Victorian Women's Assistant Coach
  • Former Nottinghamshire Development Coach 


Mark Curry: Coaching Consultant & HSHS Deputy Principal

  • Former NSW Country Player & Coach
  • Australian Country player and captain
  • Bradman XI 1990
  • Australian Country Cricket Hall of Fame Inductee 


Joshua Bennett: Cricket Academy Coordinator

  • Hunter Sports High Science Teacher
  • NSW & Australian Country Player


How do I apply?

To be part of this academy prospective students need to apply online on this website. Students must participate in regular cricket 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.