New Podcast Episode to Celebrate the Launch of the New Flinders Elite Athlete Program

A new podcast episode is live to announce the launch of the new Flinders Elite Athlete Program.

In Episode 16 of Flinders' podcast - Uncharted Waters: Conversations with the Principal - Principal Stuart Meade speaks with Head of Sport, Mr Adam Ridgewell and Head of Netball, Ms Lauren Nourse.

Adam speaks about the rich sporting life available to students at Matthew Flinders Anglican College and how our College encourages students to embrace the diverse opportunities and explore new sports and hobbies. 

Lauren shares information about the launch of the College’s new Flinders Elite Athlete Program, commencing 2021. Applications are open now to top student athletes who are currently at Flinders or who are planning to join the College. 

The Flinders Elite Athlete Program (FEAP) will provide specialised services, mentoring support and tailored workshops for exceptional Flinders students to enable them to achieve across their sporting pursuits and academic life.

The program will be led by Ms Lauren Nourse, who represented Australia for Netball and is a World Championship Gold Medallist and Commonwealth Games Silver Medallist. 

Program mentors include Olympian Jodie Kenny who is also the Director of Hockey at Flinders. Jodie is one of the captains of the 2020 National Hockey Squad and has played more than 220 games for the Australian Hockeyroos since debuting in 2011.


To listen to Episode 16 about the new Flinders Elite Athlete Program, click here: 

(00:23) Please give us an overview of the extensive opportunities available to our students to participate in sport as part of college life at Flinders? 

(3:05) What is the new Flinders Elite Athlete Program (FEAP) and how will it help top student athletes? 

(4:30) Tell us more about eligibility for FEAP. 

(5:37) How do students apply to FEAP? 

(6:23) What is the vision for sport at Flinders in 2021? 

To learn more about FEAP and see videos of some of our top student athletes at Flinders, visit here

Image Caption: Director of the new Flinders Elite Athlete Program and Elite Netballer, Ms Lauren Nourse (second from right) with top student athletes left to right: Lia-Belle Wiese; Rosie McMahon; and Mitchell Lehmann 

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