The STK Schools Academy Program is an elite junior development program that gives Secondary School students a taste of an elite AFL environment including skill development, high performance/nutrition education, facility access, match day experience & athlete development education.


The Program format is as follows:

  • 10 x Development Training Sessions with Elite Level 2 St Kilda FC Coaches
  • 1 full day High Performance experience at RSEA Park (details to follow)
  • 1 x STKFC Player Appearance
  • 1 x Match Day experience (Round 23 2022)
  • 3 x Complimentary tickets (To any Saints home game in 2023)
  • Access to the STK Education online platform to be upskilled on high-performance thinking
  • Train in an AFL club environment


Program Outcomes:

  1. Improved fundamental skill development & overall game knowledge
  2. Increased awareness on elite professional standards
  3. Further education on what it takes to be an ‘AFL’ player
  4. Introductory high-performance education (Strength & Conditioning)
  5. Connected to an AFL Club (STKFC Inner Sanctum Experience)


Patterson River Secondary College would like to offer this program to students in Year 7-10. It will run in Term 4 2022 from 3:15 to 4:45pm on a Thursday afternoon for 10 weeks.


The total cost of the Program is $400 per student for this fantastic opportunity. A $50 deposit is required by 11.59PM Wednesday 10th August to secure your position. A payment plan for the remaining $350 will be set up in Term 3 (details to follow). The full balance is to be paid by Sunday 2nd October 2022.


This is an expression of interest in the STK Schools Academy Program so that we add your child to the event and begin planning the delivery of the program. Please email Ms Allan via to express interest or make further inquiries.