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Hunter Sports High School

Hunter Sports High School

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Telephone02 4943 5755



Coaching Staff:

Judith Laing

  • NSW U16, U18 & U21 Coach
  • AHL Australian Junior Teams Coach
  • Former NSW Representative Player


Stewart Dearing: Goalkeeper Coach

  • Former Australian Mens Kookaburra's Goalkeeper
  • Former NSW Men's Goalkeeper
  • Former Newcastle Premier League Men's Goalkeeper
  • International Umpire 
  • Former Assistant Coach of NSW Waratahs and Arrows


Kristen Stone: Hockey Academy Coordinator

  • HSHS PDHPE Teacher
  • Former Newcastle Premier League 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 hockey 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.