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Gold Coast SUNS past and present Indigenous players:

Callum Ah Chee, Sean Lemmens, Jarrod Harbrow, Jack Martin, Brandon Matera, Steven May, Timmy Sumner, Harley Bennell, 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.

 

JARROD HARBROW LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

The primary focus of the academy is to support talented Indigenous youth between the age of 13-18 years with ongoing mentorship from 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 are seven fundamental components that will ensure program delivery is comprehensive and effective:

  • Talent Identification and Recruitment
  • Cultural Intelligence
  • Football Development
  • Healthy Mind, Healthy Body
  • Mentoring and Leadership
  • Coaching and Umpiring Development
  • GC SUNS Match Day Experience

 JHLA will offer indigenous athletes a pathway through existing talent programs in a culturally supportive environment by providing each participant with:

  • A minimum of two years in the program
  • Access to GC SUNS academy training
  • State and National team costs subsidised for all participants
  • Education sessions with GC SUNS players
  • Access to sport science and nutrition staff
  • Local Indigenous cultural sessions
  • Match day attendance
  • Coaching and Umpiring education sessions

INDIGENOUS JUMPER

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FURTHER INFORMATION

2017

The design of the 2017 Indigenous Guernsey has again involved local Yugambeh man Luther Cora and our six Indigenous players.

The Recognise logo will again be incorporated into the design. RECOGNISE is a movement that strives to recognise and acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Australian Constitution cementing that there is no place in Australia for any form of racial discrimination.


2016

Designed by local Yugambeh man Luther Cora, the Guernsey incorporates a range of symbols to represent the Gold Coast whilst honouring Aboriginal and Torres Straight Island traditional designs. 

The official Recognise campaign logo also features for the first time. 


2014

Indigenous artist Luther Cora designed the Guernsey featuring elements of importance including family and the people of the Gold Coast.