Shepparton 2015 Active Youth Development Program

Olympians inspire students in Shepparton.   




MAY 19, 2015 - More than 300 secondary school students from the Greater Shepparton region participated in a unique opportunity, being coached by Olympians.

The Shepparton program was hosted by Valley Sports Assembly. The Victorian Olympic Council were thrilled to welcome the City of Greater Shepparton and thank them for their support of this program. Mayor Denis Patterson attended the program and spoke to students about the benefits of a balanced and healthy lifestyle

Schools that participated in the program, that are part of the alliance schools in Shepparton, are Wanganui Park Secondary College, McGuire College and Shepparton High School.



Olympians in Attendance:

  • Michelle Brogan - 2000 Silver, 1996 Bronze Basketball
  • Tal Karp - 2004Football
  • Kyle Vander-Kuyp - 2000, 1996 Athletics
  • Selin Kuralay - 2004 Football
  • Stuart Carruthers - 1996 Bronze Hockey
  • Emily Hurtz - 2012 Hockey
  • Erin Walklate - 2008 Badminton
  • Peter Blackburn - 2000, 1996 Badminton
  • Belinda Hocking - 2012, 2008 Swimming   
  • Pam Ryan AM MBE - 1972, 1968, 1964 Bronze and Silver Athletics  
  • Mark Worthington - 2008, 2012 Basketball 

 

Local Club Contacts:

  • Shepparton Athletics Club
  • Greater Shepparton Basketball Association
  • Goulburn Valley Hockey Association
  • Shepparton Junior Soccer Association
  • Shepparton Badminton Association 

      

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