Your chance to make your mark

You’re passionate about football. You have the talent to perform at a higher level. You have the drive to succeed. Now it’s time to take your passion further, with the Chisholm Sports Academy Melbourne Football Club Program.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The program has been developed in full partnership with the Melbourne Football Club and is endorsed by the Club as the premier way to educate and nurture new talent in Melbourne’s south east. As a student-athlete or student-coach, you will take part in intensive workshops with Melbourne Football Club professionals, have players as your mentors, and access to exclusive placements and internships that will give you real world work experience with an elite team.

When you’re at the Chisholm Sport Academy, you can combine your sporting career goals with your educational aspirations – all the way to Bachelor level, thanks to our partnership with La Trobe University. Our nationally accredited, industry recognised qualifications are designed to score high-flying sport industry careers for our all student-athletes and student-coaches.

All this close by in Cranbourne, so you’re home more often than away.

The Chisholm Sports Academy Melbourne Football Club Program gives you a true competitive edge.

Let us help you make your mark in a stellar football career.

Develop your transferable skills

Our student-athletes develop a range of values and skills, including improved self-esteem, emotional intelligence, self-discipline, good time management, a strong work ethic, solid problem-solving techniques, team skills, effective communication, resilience and leadership. These attributes – all transferable to other aspects of life– are exactly what prospective employers and coaches are looking for.

Athlete focused, outcome driven

At the Chisholm Sports Academy we take the term student-athlete seriously. We offer a comprehensive personal development program designed to maximise your athletic and academic potential and help you be the best that you can be in sport and in life.

We are athlete focused and provide high-performance coaching, strength and conditioning, and a range of holistic athlete development services. We are driven by outcomes, and recognise the importance of obtaining an education, industry experience and employability skills, so that you have a range of options and career paths available to you and enjoy sport/life balance.

We take your future and the investment you make in your education seriously. We provide a supportive, professional, high performance learning and training environment, designed to harness your passion and help you reach your goals.You’re passionate about football. You have the talent to perform at a higher level. You have the drive to succeed. Now it’s time to take your passion further, with the Chisholm Sports Academy Melbourne Football Club Program.

WORK PLACEMENT

Chisholm Sports Academy has a number of exclusive partnerships that will directly benefit you.

We are the Higher Education and Training partner for the Melbourne Football Club and Casey Demons VFL Club, major partner of the MFC Next Generation Academy, and foundation partner of the City of Casey, including Casey Stadium and Casey Recreation and Aquatic Centre (RACE). These partnerships give us exclusive access to student internships and placements across these organisations and more.

You’ll have the opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge you’re developing in your studies into elite level environments.

These will include high performance training, corporate and partnerships, game day activations, media, recovery, facility management, and association management.

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