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Hunter Sports High School

Hunter Sports High School

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Telephone02 4943 5755



Coaching Staff:

Ben Horgan: Football Academy Coordinator

  • FFA B Licence (Completing)
  • Newcastle Jets Academy Coach

Ashley Wilson: Coach/ Football Academy Coordinator 

  • FFA A Licence
  • Newcastle Jets W-League Head Coach 
  • NSW CHS Selector 
  • Former National League Player
  • HSHS PD/H/PE Head Teacher


Andrew Goldman: Goalkeeper Coach

  • FFA Level 2 Goalkeeper Coach
  • FFA B Licence (completing) 
  • Newcastle Jets W-League Assistant Coach 
  • Newcastle Jets Academy Goalkeeper Coach


Scott McCarter: Field Coach & Football Academy Coordinator

  • FFA A Licence
  • Newcastle Jets W-League Assistant Coach
  • HSHS Mathematics Teacher

Jobe Wheelhouse

  • Former Newcastle Jets Captain
  • Newcastle Academy Coach


Taylor Regan

  • FFA C-Licence 
  • Newcastle Jets Academy 2012-2015
  • Coach at Newcastle Elite Football Academy 
  • Played for Newcastle Jets, Negeri Sembilan FC, Adelaide United, Sarawak United and Selangor FC

How do I apply?

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