Callum AhChee, Sean Lemmens, Jarrod Harbrow, Harley Bennell, Brandon Matera, Steven May, Timmy Sumner, Jack Martin, Jarrod Garlett, Roland Ah Chee, Liam Patrick, Nathan Krakouer and Rex Liddy. All past and present players have played a role in the development of the Club's Indigenous programs.
The primary focus of the academy is to support talented Indigenous youth between the age of 13-18 years with ongoing mentorship from AFL Indigenous Ambassador and Gold Coast SUNS player Jarrod Harbrow.
The academy provides a positive cultural and elite level environment where participants gain access and knowledge to the Gold Coast Indigenous community and AFLQ talent academies.
At the core of the Jarrod Harbrow Leadership Academy (JHLA) is seven fundamental components that will ensure program delivery is comprehensive and effective:
JHLA will offer indigenous athletes a pathway through existing talent programs in a culturally supportive environment by providing each participant with:
Program participants will receive consideration for the following programs/activations:
Designed by Luther Cora, Local Yugambeh man who was assisted by Jarrod Harbrow and the GC SUNS indigenous players.
Traditional Aboriginal design. (Red background)
Torres Strait Islander artwork and colours. (side panels)
Hands on the back of the jumper Signify the 12 past and present Indigenous players
All past and present indigenous players names on the inside of the collar.
All revenue raised from the sale of the 2015 indigenous jumper went directly to the development and sustainability of the Club's Indigenous programs.