USC Sport represents a fearless commitment to developing sporting excellence alongside academic success - a catalyst for our rising champions. At USC we’re building the ultimate environment where high performance and emerging athletes can flourish supported by world leaders in coaching, performance development and sport and exercise science research.
With nationally accredited facilities, year-round idyllic conditions and dedicated athlete support resources, USC is fast becoming a national leader in high performance sport and a university that ensures our athletes are well placed for continued success during their competitive career and beyond. The results speak for themselves with twelve USC athletes representing Australia at the Rio games in 2016.
Sunshine Coast Lightning
Australia’s newest sports franchise is set to strike into netball’s elite national competition in 2017 with the Sunshine Coast Lightning to be based at USC.
A joint venture between Melbourne Storm and the University of the Sunshine Coast, the partnership has galvanised USC to develop a strong brand around high-performance sport and invest in developing its facilities to a new level
Head coach Noeline Taurua brings 16 years of high performance experience to the new Coast franchise and is now tasked with recruiting players for her inaugural team.
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The USC Sports Performance team
Professor of Sport Science Brendan Burkett OAM is the driver behind USC’s High Performance Swimming Program.
Veteran coach Jan Cameron has been involved in high-level swimming for more than five decades.
Chris Mooney has been fostering the talent of young swimmers for two decades and will travel to the Rio Olympics as part…