Athlete Development Program (Scholarships)


2020 Athletes

The Athlete Development Program delivered by Flinders University Sport and Fitness is a sports training and athletic support program aimed to assist students in the pursuit of sporting and academic excellence.

Congratulations to the 2020 Athlete Development Scholarship Holders

Abbey Jones Marathon swimming   Kamila Bok Aerobic gymnastics
Abigail Batten Soccer   Katelyn Nicholson  Rowing
Aiden Smith Ultimate Frisbee   Kelly Fettes Cycling 
Aleesha Robertson Athletics – running   Kelly Whitehead Gridiron
Alyssa West Water polo   Kye Dean Football
Anu Francis Rowing   Lachlan Burrows Football
Bailey Dyer Running   Liam Anderson Soccer
Brad Hann Athletics   Madeleine McNeil Para Athletics
Buse Savas Tae Kwon Do   Madeline Williams Aerobic gymnastics
Cailen Hejka Athletics   Mathew Cole Athletics – distance running
Caleb Crowden Para table tennis   Matthew Fisher Basketball
Casey Goudie Lacrosse   Maxwell Spurling Athletics 
Claire Hodgart Distance running   Megan Montgomery – Quin Muay Thai
David Amaechi Athletics   Michael Denton Mountain Bike
D’Arcy Mitchell AFL   Milli Gentle AFL
Eleanor Horsburgh Netball   Niamh Morgan Athletics
Emilea Mysko Cycling   Phoebe Siviour Soccer
Eliza McDonald Soccer   Ryan Foll Ice Hockey
Fernando Grez Montiel Wheelchair basketball   Scarlett Arnold – Oaks Athletics – Heptathlon
Hailey Mason Triathlon   Shannon McSkimming Surf Life Saving
Hannah Elliott Athletics   Tegan Bery Smith Tae Kwon Do
Imogen Smith Gymnastics   Tessa Kohn AFL
Jack Rossiter Shooting   Victoria Rossiter Shooting
Jacob Aston Athletics   William Molloy Basketball
Jenna Kelley Athletics – running   Ruby Sulcich Athletics
Jenny Tran Sport Aerobics   Niamh Morgan Athletics
Kaitlyn Laverick Football   Ben Thiel AFL field umpire
      Isabella Triglau – Phillips Netball
      Nathan Rorhlach Athletics


Flinders is a member of the Elite Athlete Friendly University (EAFU) program that supports Australia’s elite athletes to achieve academic excellence while also pursuing a sporting career. We recommend all athletes apply for Elite athlete status. For more information see the website


What We Offer

The Athlete Development Program aims to benefit students through unprecedented access to high level facilities and training environments with the support of our highly qualified staff. Our strength and conditioning team can tailor their support to work with your current program and sporting coaches, or develop a program to suit your needs.

In addition our students can access our allied health professionals who can assist in assessing and managing new or existing injuries, or provide assessment of your nutritional and dietary requirements.

We ultimately aim to provide students the training and support not often accessible that is required to become improved athletes and achieve greater results within their chosen sport.

  • Flinders University Sport and Fitness Gym Membership
  • Athlete Development Program Singlet
  • Clinical Health and Fitness Assessment
  • Movement Screening
  • Individual Strength and Conditioning Program
  • Strength and Conditioning Facility Access and Coaching
  • Allied Health Support – Massage, Physiotherapy & Dietitian Services 
  • Funding assistance to compete at the UniSport Nationals


How to Apply

Applications Open  – 6th January 2020

Applications Close – 22nd March 2020

To apply please download the 2020 Athlete Development Program Application Form. Read the document and ensure all required information is provided.

Please email completed document to

All applicants will be notified of the result of their application in early April, 2020.

For more information, please contact Wendy Gower – or 08 8201 2549