Athletic Development Program

The 2020 ADP Applications have now closed. If you would like to leave an expression of interest please contact Marnie Hay at

The Athletic Development Program will provide any willing and qualifying student of Greensborough College with the opportunity to upgrade their athletic performance whilst at school. Click here for more information about the program. 

Application Process Information

  1. Attend one of the ADP Information evenings, either on Wednesday April 3rd or Tuesday 23th July 2019. Obtain information about the aims of the program and pathways opportunities depending on your year level and sport.
  2. Download and complete the following forms in full, by Friday 16th August, 2019
  3. Retain Application Process Information document for your reference.
  4. Be prepared to participate in selection trials if needed. These may involve a combination of fitness testing as well as sports specific skills testing.
  5. Successful applicants will be notified by 30th August 2019 to help with subject selection process & planning for 2020.
  6. Acceptance into our ADP is subject to progressive and annual reviews (see student agreement for more detail).  Your acceptance in the ADP one year does not lead to being automatically accepted into the ADP the following year. Both academic achievement & sporting progress is reviewed with particular attention given to student’s conduct, attitude, effort and participation.



The ADP will provide student athletes the opportunity to upgrade their athletic performance whilst at school. Their involvement will not only help them to achieve their personal best in their sporting pursuits, but also in all facets of their schooling and in life beyond their time at Greensborough College.


  • Access and use of our HIGH PERFORMANCE CENTRE and surrounding sporting facilities.
  • A sports specific battery of performance tests to capture a snapshot of individual’s strengths and weaknesses.
  • A full comprehensive musculoskeletal screening that highlights any biomechanical shortcomings including a detailed injury history.
  • Ongoing fitness assessments and goal setting plans.
  • Individualised, safe and sports specific strength and conditioning program that incorporates training protocols to prevent injuries, provide rehabilitation and enhance their athletic potential and sports performance.
  • Qualified and expert supervision/coaching when undertaking their bi-weekly individualised programs.
  • Both 100min and 50min group strength and conditioning and recovery sessions available at school and will including routines that mimic the specific work:rest ratios of their sport.
  • Sports science/medicine support, including workshops/seminars, physiotherapy assessment, player welfare and nutrition support.
  • Training uniforms.



Qualifying students can also choose to undergo elite technical sports coaching e.g. AFL Squad, Basketball Squad and Tennis Squad etc.  Sports squad members will incur an additional cost but will receive many additional benefits including:

  • Individualised skills sessions (during allocated class times).
  • Contact with elite sports people including experienced quality coaches, role models and mentors, elite pathway generators etc
  • Opportunities for interstate, international travel & competitions.
  • Close affiliation with representative Sporting Clubs and use of their facilities.
  • Player welfare and sports psychology workshops, including individual goal setting & pathway counselling.
  • Competitive practise matches in addition to the school division rounds.
  • Squad training sessions focussing on skills, game play practise, video reflection and tactics. (Note: Squad sessions are suitable for a range of abilities from the highly skilled athlete who have sights on state/national level, as well as the more newly aspiring talented player.)

  • For successful applicants a deposit of $150 is payable by 11th October 2019.
  • The balance is payable by the second week of the 2020 school year. Payment plans are available and relevant paperwork will be included in the Greensborough College Student Enrolment Pack.
  • Full Scholarships available = All expenses covered, except training uniform.
  • Training uniform is an additional cost.

Athletic Development Program Application Form




Student Athletic Details and Declaration Confidentiality Clause: Please note that all application information will only be shared with GC staff as well as State and Partnership Organisations as required. One copy will be stored in the Student’s File, and a copy will be available to the Program Coordinator and Coach.