Athlete Development Program


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.)


Athlete Development Program: $600

ADP + AFL Development Squad (2 hours/wk): ADP Fee + $720

ADP + AFL Extended Squad (3 hours/wk): ADP Fee + $1,080

ADP + Basketball Development Squad (2 hours/wk): ADP Fee + $720

ADP + Basketball Extended Squad (3 hours/wk): ADP Fee + $1,080

ADP + Tennis Development Squad (2 hours/wk): ADP Fee + $720

ADP + Tennis Extended Squad (6 hours/wk): ADP Fee + $2,160

ADP + Netball Development Squad (2 hours/wk): ADP Fee + $720

ADP + Netball Extended Squad (3 hours/wk): ADP Fee + $1,080

ADP + Soccer Development Squad (2 hours/wk): ADP Fee + $720

ADP + Soccer Extended Squad (3 hours/wk): ADP Fee + $1,080



Application Process:

  • Complete the ADP Application Form (below) by Friday 14th May 2021. You will receive an email acknowledging your online application. Included in the email, there will be the following documents; Teacher Reference, Coach Reference and Student Agreement/Parent Consent Form for completion and return by Friday 14th May 2021. 
  • Successful applicants notified by Wednesday 16th June 2021. Second round opportunity for incoming Year 7's may be considered during our August intake.  
  • For successful applicants a deposit of $150 is payable by Friday 8th October 2021.
  • The balance is payable by Friday 10th December 2021 school year. Payment plans are available and relevant paperwork will be included in the Greensborough College Student Enrolment Pack.
  • Applications for ADP Sporting Excellence Scholarships close by 1st September 2021 
  • Training uniform is an additional cost.

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.


The Athlete Development Program will provide any willing and qualifying student of Greensborough College with the opportunity to upgrade their athletic performance whilst at school.


Athlete Development Program Application Form



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