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Illawarra Sports High School is the High Performance Centre for the development of aspiring young footballers in the Illawarra region. The school is the only designated specialist Sports High School south of Sydney and offers a broadly based comprehensive curriculum from Years 7 – 12.
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The Sydney FC program at Illawarra SHS is also delivered in partnership with Football South Coast and fully integrated into the school timetable with students participating in three sessions per week. A fulltime Sydney FC coach is embedded in the school and is supported by a Director of Sport, Director of Football, qualified teachers and part-time staff from Football South Coast who assist in the delivery of training sessions.
The program aims to help develop young players of all levels. Elite and Development tiers are in place providing all players access to a holistic approach to athlete and player development.
The School develops a team culture, growth mindset and SMART goals with each player.
2023 KEY DATES
Football Trials – Wednesday 29 March from 9.30am to 12.00pm at Ian McLennan Park.
Former pupils of Illawarra Sports High School include current Arsenal forward Caitlin Foord, who will be a key focus of the Matilda’s striker force at the upcoming World Cup.
While Liam Hoyn has joined La Liga club Villarreal FC on a season-long scholarship and is thriving in Spain.
She Can Campaign Launched at Illawara Sports High School
1 x Full sized grass pitch
2 x Indoor Futsal Courts
Guest Speakers and coaches