Sports Academy

Medowie Christian School (MCS) is committed to encouraging all our students to find their passion and gifting within their sporting ability. MCS has an excellent PDHPE/Sport program from K-12. We have also launched the MCS Sports Academy which is a multi faceted approach to help support our  students reach their full potential.

Initiatives at MCS Sports Academy

MCS Football (Soccer) Academy
Head Coach: Daegal Richardson (Central Coast Mariners)
Training students (boys and girls) from Year 5 to Year 9.
In 2018
– Our U15 teams will be entering the Bill Turner Cup.
– We are also pleased to announce we will be embarking on our first international soccer tour to Vanuatu. We will be taking a year 9 & under squad to play a number of football and futsal matches against teams in Vanuatu.

MCS Running Academy
This is open to all students, staff and parents, we meet:
– Monday after school and run our cross country track.
– The last Saturday of every month at the ‘Terrace park run‘. Join our group: ‘MCS Running Club’
– We run in the Lake Macquarie Running Festival
– We provide students with technique and sprint training during term 2 and 3.

Training Camps/Trips
– Term 1 – Stage 4 students only– Altitude Fitness training camp experience, Thredbo (Registrations open Term 4 2017)
– Term 2 – Stage 5 students only – Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) training camp, Canberra (Registrations open Term 1 2018)
– July holidays – Year 9 & under International (Vanuatu) Football tour

Individual fitness/skills programs
– Fitness programs: We have a Personal Trainer help our students achieve their fitness goals.
– Cheerleading: We run a Cheerleading program from Year 5 to Year 10.
– Specific sports: We support students with their specific sporting interests e.g. Swimming, Equestrian, Golf etc

Performance data
To enhance our athletes and teams performances, we use SPT sports performance trackers. This gives our students excellent data to help them identify areas to work on.


Partnerships
We have a number of partnerships to support our students.

Terrace Physio Pluswww.terracephysioplus.com.au
Jack from Terrace Physio Plus gives students and parents 20% off physio and massage treatment. To use this benefit, please see the wonderful ladies at the front office. Terrace Physio are now situated in Raymond Terrace, Thornton and Newcastle.

Pacific Dunes – www.pacificdunes.com.au
Pacific Dunes is a beautiful Golf course in Port Stephens (Medowie), in which MCS runs its school cross country course. A huge thanks to Kurt who gives professional coaching to our students. We also use The Greenhouse Eatery a number of times during the year.
 

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