Past Student Elite Performances
Past Student Elite Performances

Past Student Elite Performances

The school boasts a number of former students who have gone onto elite sporting careers and international success. You can find more information on these links below:

VFL/AFL Football

NameVFL/AFL ClubYearsGamesPremiership InvolvementsLink
Jack CollinsGeelong1929-34, 19381121931Link
Lloyd JonesSt Kilda1930-3254Link
Allan EverettGeelong1934-401171937Link
Frank PenneyNorth Melbourne19379Link
Neil TreziseGeelong1949-591851951, 1952Link
Barry BretlandGeelong1949-5015Link
Jack AtkinsonRichmond19503Link
Les BorrackGeelong1953-6095Link
Max OatenSouth Melbourne1956-6280Link
Barry CheatleyNorth Melbourne1959-6481Link
David NormanCollingwood1961-6691Link
Greg WoodMelbourne197411Link
Geoff CunninghamSt Kilda1977-89224Link
Tony BryantUmpire1976-85130Link
Phil WaightUmpire1978-8512Link
Gary OdgersSt Kilda1981-8791Link
Greg PackhamSt Kilda1982-8317Link
Dale LewisSydney1990-2001181Link
Paul HillsEssendon1991-9663Link
Russell MerrimanGeelong1991-9325Link
Brad SewellHawthorn2004-20142002008, 2013Link
Will YoungAdelaide2008-20112Link
Ricky HendersonAdelaide, Hawthorn2008-153*Link
Nick HindSt Kilda2018-11*Link

* currently still in the AFL system

AFLW Football

NameClubYears (drafted)GamesLink
Laura BaileyWestern Bulldogs, Richmond2016-202013Link
Maighan FogasGeelong2018-20201Link
Amy McDonaldGeelong2019-6*Link

* currently still in the AFLW system

NBL/WNBL Basketball

Braith CoxPerth Wildcats, Melbourne United2004-200641
Anthony FisherPerth Wildcats, Cairns Taipans2016-Present29*
Kasey BurtonMelbourne Boomers, Melbourne Tigers2014-PresentN/A
Taylah WynnBendigo Spirit2017N/A
Nicole CarrAustralian Institute of Sport2000-2001N/A

* currently still in the NBL/WNBL system

A-League/W-League Association Football

Kyra Cooney-CrossMelbourne Victory, Western Sydney Wanderers2017 - Present42* (12 goals)

* currently still in the A-League/W-League system

Stawell Gift Winners

Len Sprague1939Link
Matt Wiltshire2012Link

Students Olympic Games involvements

Sir William Bridgeford1956Chief Executive OfficerN/A
Rodney Fox1972Canoeing, K4 1000m14th
Gary Gullock1984Rowing, Quad ScullSilver
Lee Troop2004, 2008Marathon28th (2004)
60th (2008)
Collis Birmingham2008, 20125000m15th (2008)
34th (2012)
Jared Tallent2008, 2012, 201620km Walk
50 km Walk
Bronze (20km 2008)
Silver (50km 2008)
Gold (2012 50km)
Silver (2016 50km)
20km Race Walk 2008 Highlights
50km Race Walk 2008 Highlights
50km Race Walk 2012 Highlights
50km Race Walk 2012 Gold Medal Presentation
50km Race Walk 2016 Highlights
Kathryn Mitchell2012, 2016Javelin8th (2012)
6th (2016)
Javelin Final 2016 Highlights
Rachel Tallent201620km Walk40th
Kyra Cooney-Cross2021Womens U23 Assoication Football

Student Commonwealth Games involvements

Stan Nicholls1938Athletics3 Mile5th Place
Janette Irwin1978BadmintonSingles, Doubles & Mixed DoublesN/A
Gerrard Keating1982Athletics100m9th Place100m Final 1982 Highlights
Gerrard Keating1982Athletics4 x 100m Relay4th Place
Megan McLean1986AthleticsLong Jump10th PlaceLong Jump Final 1986 Highlights
Gerrard Keating1986Athletics100m Sprint7th Place
Lee Troop1998Athletics5000m, 10000m5k - 6th place, 10k - 7th place
Donna Powell1990BadmintonSinglesN/A
Lee Troop2002AthleticsMarathon7th Place
Jarrd Tallent2006Athletics20k Race Walk3rd Place
Kathryn Mitchell2006AthleticsJavelin6th Place
Jared Tallent2010Athletics20k Race Walk1st Place
Kathryn Mitchell2010AthleticsJavelin5th Place
Collis Birmingham2010Athletics5000m6th Place
Collis Birmingham2014Athletics5000m12th Place
Kathryn Mitchell2014AthleticsJavelin4th Place
Kathryn Mitchell2018AthleticsJavelin1st Place

World Championships involvements

Jack Davies2012Cross CountryISF CC World Championships2nd
Jack Davies2013Cross Country IAAF CC World Championships49th
Lyra Meehan2010Cross Country – 3.4kmISF CC World Championships6th
Lyra Meehan2010Ultimate FrisbeeU/19 World Championships2nd
Lyra Meehan2017Beach Ultimate FrisbeeWCBU Championships11th
Peter O’Neill1997-1999Barefoot Water SkiingJunior World ChampionshipsN/A
Peter O’Neill2000-PresentBarefoot Water SkiingOpen World Championships1st (2012)
Joshua Jolly2018BMX – Cruiser Class U/13UCI BMX World Championships 4th
Tim Wright1994Rowing – Men’s FourU/23 Rowing World Championships4th
Tim Wright1995Rowing – Men’s FourU/23 Rowing World Championships2nd
Tim Wright1997Rowing – Men’s EightRowing World Championships1st
Jared Tallent2001Race Walking – 10kmWorld Youth Championships7th
Jared Tallent2002Race Walking – 10kmWorld Youth Championships19th
Jared Tallent2004Race Walking – 20kmWorld Race Walking Cup75th
Jared Tallent2005Race Walking – 20kmWorld Championships18th
Jared Tallent2006Race Walking – 20kmWorld Race Walking Cup14th
Jared Tallent2007Race Walking – 20kmWorld ChampionshipsDQ
Jared Tallent2008Race Walking – 20kmWorld Race Walking Cup10th
Jared Tallent2009Race Walking – 50kmWorld Race Walking Cup7th
Jared Tallent2009Race Walking – 20kmWorld Race Walking Cup6th
Jared Tallent2010Race Walking – 50kmWorld Race Walking Cup3rd
Jared Tallent2011Race Walking – 50kmWorld Race Walking Cup2nd
Jared Tallent2012Race Walking – 50kmWorld Race Walking Cup1st
Jared Tallent2013Race Walking – 50kmWorld Championships3rd
Jared Tallent2014Race Walking – 50kmWorld Race Walking Cup3rd
Jared Tallent2015Race Walking – 50kmWorld Championships2nd
Jared Tallent2015Race Walking – 20kmWorld Championships26th
Jared Tallent2016Race Walking – 50kmWorld Race Walking Cup1st
Collis Birmingham2003Cross Country – 8kIAAF World Cross Country Championships U/2083rd
Collis Birmingham2008Cross Country – 10kIAAF World Cross Country Championships73rd
Collis Birmingham2009Track 5000mIAAF World Championships16th
Collis Birmingham2009Track 5000mWorld Championships16th
Collis Birmingham2010Track 3000mIAAF World Challenge7th
Collis Birmingham2010Cross Country – 10kIAAF World Cross Country Championships81st
Collis Birmingham20111500mIAAF World Challenge7th
Collis Birmingham2011Track 5000mIAAF World Championships9th
Collis Birmingham2011Track 5000mWorld Championships19th
Collis Birmingham2012Track 3000mIAAF World Challenge1st
Collis Birmingham2013Track 10000mWorld Championships24th
Collis Birmingham2013Track 3000mIAAF World Challenge11th
Collis Birmingham2013Cross Country – 10kIAAF World Cross Country Championships8th
Collis Birmingham2014Track 3000mWorld Indoor Championships10th
Collis Birmingham2014Track 1500mIAAF World Challenge4th
Collis Birmingham20144 x 1500m RelayIAAF World Relays4th
Collis Birmingham2015Distance Medley RelayIAAF World Relays3rd
Collis Birmingham2015Track 5000mWorld Championships15th
Collis Birmingham2016Track 3000mWorld Indoor Championships8th
Collis Birmingham2016Track 1500mIAAF World Challenge3rd
Collis Birmingham2018Half Marathon (21.1km)IAAF World Half Marathon Championships61st
Rachel Tallent2010Race Walking – 10kmWorld Race Walking Cup27th
Rachel Tallent2012Race Walking – 10kmWorld Race Walking Cup21st
Rachel Tallent2012Race Walking – 10kmIAAF World Junior Championships22nd
Rachel Tallent2013Race Walking – 20kmIAAF Race Walking Challenge 3rd
Rachel Tallent2015Race Walking – 20kmWorld Championships34th
Rachel Tallent2015Race Walking – 20kmIAAF Race Walking Challenge7th
Rachel Tallent2016Race Walking – 20kmIAAF World Race Walking Team Championships1st
Rachel Tallent2018Race Walking – 20kmIAAF World Race Walking Team Championships59th
Rachel Tallent2019Race Walking – 20kmAsian Race Walking Championships9th
Gary Gullock1990Men’s Double ScullWorld Rowing Championships3rd
Gerrard Keating1981100m SprintPacific Conference Games4th
Gerrard Keating19814 x 100m Sprint RelayPacific Conference Games2nd
Gerrard Keating1981100m SprintAthletics World Cup7th
Gerrard Keating19814 x 100m Sprint RelayAthletics World Cup8th
Gerrard Keating1983100m SprintWorld Championships23rd
Gerrard Keating19834 x 100m Sprint RelayWorld Championships7th
Gerrard Keating1985100m SprintAthletics World Cup5th
Gerrard Keating19854 x 100m Sprint RelayAthletics World Cup6th
Kathryn Mitchell2013Javelin IAAF World Championships5th
Kathryn Mitchell2014 JavelinIAAF World Challenge2nd
Kathryn Mitchell2015 JavelinIAAF World Championships9th
Kathryn Mitchell2016 JavelinIAAF World Challenge1st
Kathryn Mitchell2017 JavelinIAAF World Championships12th
Joel Bee20104x400m RelayIAAF World Junior Championships4th
Lee Troop1997Half MarathonIAAF World Half Marathon Championships58th
Lee Troop1998Cross Country - 10kmIAAF World Cross Country Championships60th
Lee Troop1999Track 5000mIAAF World Championships12th
Lee Troop1999Cross Country – 12kmIAAF World Cross Country Championships41st
Lee Troop2001Cross Country – 12kmIAAF World Cross Country Championships25th
Lee Troop2003MarathonIAAF World Championships17th
Lee Troop2004Cross Country – 12kmIAAF World Cross Country Championships21st