afl and basketball program at warrandyte high
football and basketball at warrandyte high school

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    Which Program are you applying for in the WHS Sports Academy?

    Warrandyte High School has a successful and vibrant Sports Academy!

    Our Sports Academy is open to all students, girls and boys, from Year 7 through to and including Year 10. Students can choose to participate in either the Sports Academy Basketball Program or the Sports Academy AFL Program.

    Both programs are run by a professional and externally appointed coach. Just under 5 hours each week is devoted towards both the AFL and the Basketball Academy – now that is intensive!

    Both the Basketball Program and the AFL Program are intensive skill building and fitness training programs happening right here at Warrandyte High School.

    Places for 2022 are no longer available.

    Expressions of interest for both the 2023 Sports Academy Basketball Program and the 2023 Sports Academy AFL Program are OPEN NOW.

    To be eligible, students must be enrolled at Warrandyte High School or enrolled to commence at Warrandyte High School in 2023!

    To register your expression of interest for the 2023 Sports Academy or if you have any questions, please email, Assistant Principal, Joseph Caruana:


    Brad Walters Basketball Coach Warrandyte Sports Academy

    Brad Waters

    Introducing Brad Waters, our 2021 Warrandyte High School Sports Academy Basketball Coach!

    Brad has had a passion for basketball for more than 25 years. Brad’s mission is to give the opportunity of love for the game back to the youth of our community. Brad’s own basketball experience spans over many years in representative teams, playing across Victoria, coaching a number of teams as well as developing his own basketball club.

    Welcome Brad!

    Luke Paramanathan

    Luke Paramanathan

    A young and enthusiastic coach, Luke has spent a number of years working within elite-level AFL programs. He currently works at the Eastern Ranges as an assistant coach for the U19 Girls, alongside working as a head coach at the Yarra Magpies Academy (YJFL). His previous experience includes working for Port Melbourne VFLW in addition to working for AFL Victoria.

    Luke is thrilled to be a part of the program at Warrandyte High School, and aims to create a program, that helps to guide, educate and inspire the future stars of the AFL/W.

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