The Mater Dei College Hawks AFL Academy offers talented young players in Year 10 an opportunity to further develop their footballing ability through exposure to high-quality sporting facilities, accredited coaches, AFL/WAFL club tours, guest speakers and a comprehensive Australian Rules Football and academic experience.

Features of the Academy include:

  • Athlete Development Programme incorporating a focus on diet, nutrition, sports medicine courses, psychology, recovery and rehabilitation, coaching and umpiring.
  • Club Tour to West Coast Eagles Training Facility
  • Level 0 Coaching Accreditation
  • Opportunities to compete in Interschool Competitions at Zone, Regional and State levels
  • Guest Speakers from WAFL/AFL, WAWFL & AFLW Players
  • Melbourne Tour
  • Individual skill programmes for players
  • HUDL (AFL Software) Game Sense Analysis feedback
  • Strength and Conditioning programmes
  • Club tours to WPFC, FDFC & WCE (Women’s Facilities included)
  • Fitness Assessment once a term with formal feedback provided
  • Mentorship Program – AFL/AFLW players from WCE and FDFC