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Hunter Sports High School

Hunter Sports High School

Personalising Pathways

Telephone02 4943 5755



Coaching Staff:

Ashley Wilson: Coach/Coordinator & HSHS PDHPE Head Teacher

FFA/AFC B Licence Coaching Accreditation

Newcastle Jets W League Assistant Coach

Newcastle Jets Academy U19 Women's Head Coach

NSW CHS Selector 

Former National League Player


Andrew Goldman: Goalkeeper Coach

FFA Level 2 Goalkeeper Coach

FFA B Licence (completing) 

Newcastle Jets W League & Jets Academy Goalkeeper Coach


Scott McCarter: Field Coach & Football Coordinator

FFA A License (completing)

Lambton Jaffas U18 Head Coach


Kew Jaliens

UEFA A Licence

Weston FC First Team Head Coach 

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

Former Newcastle Jets Captain & Melbourne City player 


Cassidy Davis

FFA B Licence

Newcastle Jets W-League Captain

Warners Bay FC WPL Under 17 Coach


Mason Palmieri

FFA C Licence Youth/Senior Coach

Newcastle SAP Coach 


Outstanding Achievements:

  • Boys Bill Turner Cup Champions 2007; Runners Up 2014; Quarter Finalists 2009 & 2019
  • Girls Bill Turner Trophy Champions 2005-2007, 2011 & 2013; Runners Up 2014, 2016, 2017 & 2019; 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.