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Touch Football Excellence Program

​The Balmoral State High School Touch Football Excellence Program


Since its inception in 2014, the

Balmoral Touch Football Excellence

Program has developed a strong

reputation in the community and

forms a significant part of the

tradition and culture of the school.

The Touch Football program aims to

offer a challenging but enjoyable

program by providing students


  • The opportunity to develop their touch football skills to a highly competitive level, in a positive and supportive environment.
  • Access to expert coaching to maximise learning and performance outcomes.
  • The opportunity to obtain level 1 refereeing qualifications.
  • The opportunity to develop teamwork and leadership skills in a variety of settings.





Queensland All Schools Competition


Brisbane All Schools Competition


Schools Touch League Competition


Ormeau Touch Competition.


Coaching Staff


Ryan Cheesman – Bachelor of Exercise Science / Graduate Diploma of Education / Level 1 Coach Touch Football / Level 1 Referee Touch Football




Students must also meet 3 criteria to remain in the Academy:

  • Aptitude in Touch Football
  • Academic standards that reflect genuine effort
  • High standard of attitude and behavior



Application Process




Complete an ‘Application for Enrolment in Sports Excellence Program’ form (available on school website or from the School office), and supply either:


- Proof of representative ability at a district or regional level in a sporting field.


- Letter of Recommendation from primary school teacher (or HPE teacher) stating student’s high ability.



All applicants will be invited to the trial day scheduled for Term 4 this year.​