Maribyrnong Sports Academy Football program applications open

Deadline for Year 7 2017 applications is Monday April 18, 2016

Applications for male and female student-athletes to apply for enrolment into the Maribyrnong Sports Academy Football program close on the April 18 for 2017 Year 7 students and the July 18 for Years 8-12.

The Football Program at Maribyrnong Sports Academy is run by Technical Director Arthur Papas who currently holds an AFC Pro Diploma.

Technical coaches are employed whose experiences range from working within Hyundai A-League clubs, FFV National Training Centres and PlayStation 4 NPL combined with playing experience both professionally in Europe and within the national team setup.

Additionally, current Melbourne Victory Youth goalkeeper coach Peter Zois manages the Academies Goalkeeping program.

Maribyrnong Sports Academy is proud of its 10-year history with the sport of football, with a number of student-athlete scholarship holders having graduating from the program to represent professional clubs both overseas and in the Hyundai A-League and Foxtel National Youth League.

Papas also praised the school female athlete pathway.

“Our female program has played a big role in developing student-athlete scholarship holders who have gone to represent Australian National Junior teams and also play in the Westfield W-League including Mindy Barbieri, Annabel Martin and Sky Jensen," Papas said.

Application Details: This is a select entry program. Applicants for Year 7 in 2017 are required to submit Application Form including academic reports and sporting information to address specific selection criteria in both areas.

Deadline for Year 7 2017 applications is Monday April 18, 2016

The Sports Academy Application Form can be downloaded from the Maribyrnong College website at:

Should you have any further enquiries or would like to have an application form sent out please contact The Admissions Officer for the Sports Academy Maureen Spencer-Gardner on 03 9091 8150

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