2017 GCAS Awards Night

      On 19th October 2017, at RACV Royal Pines, Gold Coast Academy of Sport handed out Awards to this year’s participants.           Mayoral Awards were presented by Deputy Mayor Donna Gates to William Marshall, Alexis Seaton and Tom Vayro. Female Athlete of the Year was presented by John-Paul Langbroek…

High Tea with John Coutis

On Friday 4th August, the GCAS hosted some high profile guests, board members, coaches and top GCAS athletes at a high tea at RACV Royal Pines Resort in the Videre Restaurant.  It was a wonderful venue with views looking out over the Gold Coast hinterland and some of the Commonwealth Games venues.  Glynis Nunn explained the…

GCAS Surf Life Saving Program

Yesterday evening (26th July) saw the launch of the GCAS Surf Life Saving program. Surf Life Saving Queensland are providing coaches for the practical sessions while GCAS are presenting the Educational programs which are the ‘value added’ areas of athlete development. The athletes were blessed with beautiful weather and wonderful coaches. Nutrition was first topic…

2017 Cricket Program

The GCAS Cricket program has begun ! The program is being run from the Dolphins Cricket Club in Robina.The players will enjoy 10 weeks of skills sessions and educational presentations on topics including nutrition, mental toughness and body maintenance.

Carbine Club Announcement

Last year was the first year that the Gold Coast Academy of Sport partnered with the Carbine Club offering a bursary to a deserving and promising junior sportsperson. I was humbled when the gentlemen decided to call the award “The Glynis Nunn”. The Bursary is for $5000 and is set aside to help the athlete…

Carbine Club

Program Overview The Gold Coast Academy of Sport is excited to announce that in 2016 it has joined with the Carbine Club to support a young up and coming athlete in their pursuit of excellence in sport. This year “The Glynis Nunn” award will be given to an athlete between the ages of 13 and…

International competitor and coach, Jaclyne Jones introduced beach volleyball to a small but excited group of athletes at Runaway Bay Sports Super Centre in the last week of the school holidays. Jaclyne inspired them to ‘get their sand legs’ during the two day ‘Come and Try camp’.  She instructed the keen athletes on the basic elements of the sport and introduced them to new skills and clever manoeuvres on the sand.

 

 

With beach volleyball on the Commonwealth Games program, the introduction of this sport into the GCAS repertoire is extremely exciting.  Anyone interested in joining the upcoming program please contact the program manager.