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Touch Football

HSHS Touch Football Squad

Coaching Staff:

Karley Banks

Level 3 Elite Coach

Touch Football Australia High Performance Program Skill & Performance Analyst

Australian Team Coach since 2004 including Australian U20 Mixed Team, Australian U18 Boys Team, Australian Open Mixed Team, Australian Open Women's Team (Assistant Coach), Australian Men's 35s World Cup Head Coach, Australian U20 Men's World Cup (Assistant Coach).

Elite 8 Coach: Rebels & Hornets

Doyalson Men's Open Coach


Mr Jamie McSpadden: Touch Coordinator

HSHS Maths Teacher

Level 3 Touch Football Coach

Hunter Hornets 14, 16 & 18 Boys Coach since 2014

Port Hunter Mixed Opens Assistant Coach 2013-2017

Hornets Mixed Opens, T-League and State Cup Player 


Outstanding Achievements:

  • Year 7/8 Girls Hunter Region Runners Up 2015 & 2017
  • Year 7/8 Boys Hunter Region Champions 2006-2008, 2012, 2014 & 2015; Runners Up 2017
  • Year 9/10 Girls Hunter Region Champions 2006-2011 & 2014; Runners Up 2017
  • Year 9/10 Boys Hunter Region Champions 2006-2010, 2013, 2016 & 2017
  • Open Girls Hunter Region Champions 2006-2012
  • Open Boys Hunter Region Champions & NSW CHS Runners Up 2017
  • Year 7/8 Boys State Champions 2007, 2014 & 2015
  • Year 9/10 Boys State Champions 2017 and placed 5th at Nationals
  • 20 NSW CHS Representatives to date
  • 9 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 touch 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.