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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

with: 

 
  • 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.
 

 

 

Competitions

 

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

 

Eligibility

 

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.​