Story: Children and sport

Football academy class

Football academy class

Kevin Fallon, former coach of the All Whites football team, takes a Year 10 football academy class at Mt Albert Grammar School in 2008. Sporting academies were introduced by some secondary schools in response to their community's demand for coaching and facilities that would help talented school-age athletes achieve their sporting goals.

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Ben Schrader, 'Children and sport - Identity and ethos', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 April 2024)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 5 Sep 2013