Monivae College Sports Academy (MSCA) is a full time integrated academic and sporting program for students in years 7 - 10. Specialist sports covered are: cricket, basketball, football (AFL), netball and swimming. The program is planned to allow student athletes to develop their sporting talent at a state-of-the-art training facility, under the tutelage of expert sport and fitness coaches, while receiving their secondary education in an innovative and integrated approach.

Monivae Sports Academy

MCSA students will have a portion of their lessons devoted to core curriculum (including English, Maths, Science and Religion). Depending on their year level, a balance of their remaining electives are devoted to the MCSA program consisting of the following:
  • sport specific skills coaching
  • strength and conditioning coaching on their general fitness and sport specific fitness
  • working with high performance specialists including dietetics, psychology and physiotherapy

The MCSA support team consists of:

  • Head of Basketball: Matt Sutton - Current WNBL1 Head Coach for Mt Gambier Pioneers and former NBL player for 36’ers
  • Head of Cricket: Craig Templeton - Level 2 Australian Coach. Association Representative coach
  • Head of Football: Brendan McCartney - Former AFL Coach, Western Bulldogs and Assistant Coach, Richmond, Geelong, Essendon and Melbourne Football Clubs
  • Head of Netball: Sarah Wall - CEO and Founder of NetFit and Former player with NSW Swifts, Melbourne Vixens, Queensland Firebirds and Melbourne Phoenix
  • Head of Strength & Conditioning: Issac Quick- Senior Strength & Conditioning coach with Fed University
  • Head of Swimming: Sam Ashby – Former State Squad Coach with MLC Aquatic. Represented Australia in 2011 World Championships.

For enquiries regarding MCSA, please contact, MCSA Co-ordinator on mcsa@monivae.vic.edu.au

MSCA Prospectus