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Hunter Sports High School

Hunter Sports High School

Balancing Academic Excellence with Sporting Achievement

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

NSW Country Team Coach 2007-2011

Australian Country player and captain

NSW Country player and captain

Bradman XI 1990

NSW & South Australian 2nd XI Representative

Australian Country Cricket Hall of Fame Inductee 



Cricket Australia Level 1 Coach

Coach of Lake Macquarie Junior Cricket Club U14 & U15 Teams

Coach of Lake Macquarie Blasters Team 

Previsouly coached junior teams in Maharashdra State (India)

Represented India in U19 team as a batsmen/wicketkeeper and played U19 State Cricket in India


Sean Love: HSHS Teacher and Cricket Coordinator


Outstanding Achievements:

  • Davidson Shield State Champions 2011; Runners Up 2010; Quarter Finalists 2007, 2008 & 2015
  • Marie Cornish Cup State Champions 2011 & 2015-2017; Runners Up 2008; Quarter Finalists 2010, 2013 & 2014
  • Baker Shield Champions 2003-2008
  • 29 State Representatives to date
  • 2 Australian Representatives 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 regular cricket competitions 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.