Secondary Sport

“Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid.” – Franklin P. Jones

 This term has been one of plenty of bravery from our Genesis Athletes across numerous sporting events with our major highlights being the following:

  • Winning the Champion School Trophy, Relay Trophy, Track Trophy and Field Trophy at District Athletics
  • Winning the Champion School Trophy at CSSAQ  Athletics
  • Qualifying for Metropolitan Finals: Year 7 Rugby League; Year 7 and 10 Netball; Open Girls Volleyball and Year 9 Soccer.  Well done to our Netball girls going to the next round.

Genesis Individual Achievements:

  • Kianna Dunn and Takoda Dunn will be representing Qld at the Gymnastic National Clubs Carnival at the Gold Coast in September
  • Ian Ballantyne represented Met North in U12 Soccer and they finished 2nd in the State Championships
  • Freya Kenny will be representing Qld at the Australian InterSchool Championships for Equestrian in Sydney in September
  • Congratulations to our Netball Captains:
    • Seniors: Jessica Moy
    • Juniors: Sophie Ditchburn
  • Henry Johnson qualified for the Qld Short Course Championships for swimming in 50m Free, 50 Back and 100 Back in August
  • Rachel Pert, Hayley Fulcher, Charli Jarvis, and Claudia Altmann recently competed in the Junior State Cup for Touch Rugby
  • Charlize Sivyer and Luke Dipplesmann were Age Champion at District Athletics
  • Benjamin Redsell and Tina Serafino made the BOSL Volleyball All Star Team
  • Kirralee Hayes won Gold in 5 events at the Australian National Swimming Championships
  • Ella Smith represented Qld for AFL at the U15 Nationals in September
  • Craig Lightbody represented U12 Brisbane Rugby Union at the State Carnival captaining the winning team
  • Jacinta Carter represented Met North and SEQ for U15 Rugby League
  • Joseph Brown represented Met North U19 Hockey

Genesis Team Sport Awards:


Girls Team A (Mr Connolly)

  • Player of the Season – Tina Serafino
  • Most Improved – Catelyn Oertel
  • Best and Fairest – Penny Williams

Volleyball – Girls Team B (Coach: Mr Connolly)

  • Player of the Season – Jenna Clarkson
  • Best and Fairest – Bethan Evans
  • Most Improved – Cassandra McGinley

Volleyball – Boys Team (Coach: Mr Connolly)

  • Player of the Season – Mitchell Stanton
  • Most Improved – Benjamin Perry
  • Best and Fairest – Mackenzie Witham


Senior Boys (Coach: Mr Dutney)

  • Player of the Year – Hayden Jacobs
  • Best and Fairest – Harry Dening
  • Most Improved – Joseph Arro

Senior Girls (Coach: Ms Kloe Phelan)

  • Player of the Year – Chelsea Clegg
  • Best and Fairest – Ella Clegg
  • Most Improved – Chiedza-Audrey Marimbe


Senior Football Boys (Coach: Mr Jarrod Benbow)

  • Player of the Year – Tyler McGrath
  • Best and Fairest – Jonathon Jeynes
  • Most Improved – Liam Rosenberg

Senior Football Girls (Coach: Chris Reynolds)

  • Player of the Year – Amy Vorster
  • Best and Fairest – Jade Dethlefs
  • Most Improved – Georgia Lee-Smith

Junior Football Boys

  • Player of the Year – Thomas Pokarier
  • Best and Fairest – Lucas Ballantyne
  • Most Improved – Jack Maher

Rugby League

Opens (Coach: Mr Craig Peatey)

  • Best and Fairest – Mackenzie Clark
  • Best Back – Keagan Witulski
  • Best Forward – Daniel Mackellar

Year 8/9 

  • Player of the Season – Isaac Lanyon
  • Best Back – Nicholas Wilson
  • Best Forward – Jason Out

Year 7

  • Best and Fairest – Corey Barker
  • Best Back – Samuel Caddy-Welsh
  • Best Forward – Tyron King

Neil Holmes
Director of Sport – Secondary
HPE Secondary Teacher