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Touch football excellence program

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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.​ 
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Last reviewed 17 April 2019
Last updated 17 April 2019