Telephone: 08 8355 7000
Telephone International: +61 8 8355 7000
Fax: 08 8355 7070
Monday - Friday: 8am till 4pm
Cudmore Terrace, Henley Beach SA 5022

Athletics

 

PROGRAM 

The aim of the Henley Sports Academy is to assist student athletes in their sporting and academic pathway. Students have two 100 minute lessons per week over the whole year. The Athletics Academy focus for each term includes:

 

Term 1

  • Theory Focus: Fitness Analysis and Nutrition + Hydration
  • Practical Focus: Competitive Preparation

Term 2

  • Theory Focus: Team and Individual Performance Analysis
  • Practical Focus: Post Competitive Preparation

Term 3

  • Theory Focus: Coaching and Umpiring Accreditation and Coaching in Primary Schools, Technique Analysis
  • Practical Focus: Pre Competitive Preparation

Term 4

  • Theory Focus: Performance Presentation and Sports Psychology
  • Practical Focus: Competition Preparation 

ACADEMY COACHES AND STAFF

PROGRAM MANAGER: Michelle Mackenzie

ATFCA Level 1
Masters Teaching (Physical Education)

 

LEVEL 4 HURDLES, JUMPS, SPRINTS, THROW: Bruce Smith

Atfca Level 4

Western Athletics Head Coach 

TRAINING VENUES

Henley Districts Little Athletics Oval

Henley High School Weights Centre

SA Athletics Stadium, Mile End

ACADEMY ACHIEVEMENTS

SSSSA KNOCKOUT ATHLETICS RESULTS

2007: Runner-Up – State Junior Boys

2008: Runner-Up- National Junior Boys

2009: Runner-Up

2010: Runner Up – State Junior Boys

2011: Runner-Up

2013: Champions- A2 Boys, A2 Girls and A2 combined Boys and Girls

2014: A1 Boys Champions

2015: A Grade Boys Champions

2016:  Champion Team - Open Girls Ekiden Relay

2017: Champion Team – Girls 16 Years Cross Country

2018: Champion Team - Open Girls + U14 Boys Cross Country,  Champions - A2 Boys, A2 Girls and A2 Combined Boys and Girls

2019: Champion Team - Open Girls Cross Country,  Champions - Junior Boys Nitro Schools Challenge, Bronze Intermediate Girls Nitro Schools Challenge, National Nitro Schools Challenge = 7th place in Australia

  • Athletics SA Knockout Athletics State Champions and Runners up: 2001, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Team members have represented Henley High School at the National Knockout Athletics Championships competing in; Adelaide 2000, Geelong 2001, Brisbane 2003, Sydney 2005, Melbourne 2008 and 2010.
  • Junior Boys, National Silver Medallists, Melbourne 2008
  • Nitro Schools Challenge - Junior Boys Gold, Intermediate Girls Bronze.
  • National Nitro Schools Challenge - Junior Boys 7th School in Australia

ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS

2012:

Top of Subject – Declan Carruthers

Best Athlete – Amelia Hutchinson
Most Improved – Hannah Parr

2013: 

Top of Subject– Declan Carruthers

Outstanding Junior – Nick Blum

Most Improved – Brooke Carey

2014:
Outstanding Athlete – Declan Carruthers

Most Improved Senior – Nick Blum

Most Improved Junior – Cooper Daly

2015: 

Most Outstanding Athlete – Nick Blum

Most Improved Female – Rebecca Dostan 

2016: 

Most Outstanding Athlete – Rebecca Dostan

Most Improved – Tamika Baynes

2017:

Top of Subject - Rebecca Dostan

Outstanding Female Athlete - Courtney Lewis

Outstanding Male Athlete - Mitchell Fairall

2018:

Top of Subject - Genevieve Jones

Most Outstanding Athlete - Courtney Lewis

Emerging Talent - Riley Pittman

2019:

Top of Subject - Clayton Hosking

Most Outstanding Athlete Courtney Lewis

Emerging Talent - Kane Specht