2019 GCAS Awards Night

2019 GCAS Awards Night The Gold Coast Academy of Sport is proud to share the recognition of athletes from the annual Awards night which was hosted at the RACV Royal Pines on Thursday 17th October.   On the night, all athletes who undertook our specific sports programs were recognised for being involved and receive a certificate.…

2018 Awards Night

GCAS Awards Night Each year the Gold Coast Academy of Sport hosts a night at the RACV Royal Pines where we recognise all athletes who undertake our specific sports programs. During the night we present each athlete with a certificate of participation and award an “Encouragement” award and “Athlete of the Year” for each sports…

2018 Carbine Club Award

The recipient of the Glynis Nunn award, presented by the Carbine Club of Queensland is Regan Hackett.   Regan’s ultimate aim is to represent Australia in Ice Hockey. He would also love to earn an ice hockey scholarship to an NCAA American University or a Canadian University. Below is a little of what Regan has done…

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…