Hunter Sports High School

Balancing Academic Excellence with Sporting Achievement

Telephone02 4943 5755


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Coaching Staff:

Craig Deans - Head Coach

FFA AFC A Licence Coaching Accreditation

Newcastle Jets W League Head Coach

Newcastle Emerging Jets U14 & U18 Coach

Newcastle Jets Youth Team Head Coach 2008-2010

Newcastle Jets A-League Assistant Coach 2010-2014


Ashley Wilson - Coach/Coordinator & HSHS PDHPE Head Teacher

FFA/AFC B Licence Coaching Accreditation

Newcastle Jets W League Assistant Coach

Newcastle Emerging Jets U19 Women's Coach

Former National League Player


Andrew Goldman - Goalkeeper Coach

FFA/AFC Advanced C Licence

Newcastle Emerging Jets Goalkeeper Coach

FFA Level 1 GK Licence


Scott McCarter - Field Coach

FFA/AFC C License Accreditation

Assistant Coach of Lambton Jaffas First Grade Team

Head Coach of Lambton Jaffas U13 Team


Kew Jaliens

UEFA B Level Coach

Former Dutch International (including 2006 World Cup & 2008 Olympics)

Former Newcastle Jets Captain & Melbourne City player

Weston Bears Technical Director 


Outstanding Achievements:

  • Boys Bill Turner Cup Champions 2007; Runners Up 2014; Quarter Finalists 2009
  • Girls Bill Turner Trophy Champions 2005-2007, 2011 & 2013; Runners Up 2014, 2016 & 2017; Quarter Finalists 2009-2010, 2012, 2015 & 2018
  • Boys Errea Shield Champions 2015; Finalists 2007 & 2008; Quarter Finalists 2013 & 2014
  • Open Boys All Schools Finalists 2015
  • Girls Errea Trophy Finalists 2013; Quarter Finalists 2014
  • Open Boys & Girls both placed 3rd in 2017 Puma Cup
  • 40 Australian Representatives to date
  • 67 NSW CHS Representatives to date
  • 9 A-League players to date
  • 18 W-League players to date
  • 22 players in the Emerging Jets Program


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 football 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.