Suncoast Football

Football (soccer) is one of the most popular sports at Suncoast with a wealth of opportunities for students to build their skills in and love for the world game. Opportunities include Football Academy, SCISSA Soccer and our Federation Club, Suncoast FC.

Suncoast Football Academy

The aim of Football Academy is to provide students who have a love for football, an opportunity to develop their game skills and to expose them to all facets of the world game, in order to provide a genuine career pathway.


Suncoast Football Academy is open to students of the College who would like the opportunity to improve their football ability and awareness while completing their Queensland Certificate of Education. The program is designed to help students achieve and propel themselves to representative levels if they so choose or to consider a career in football.

Course Overview

The Suncoast Christian College Football Academy program is designed for Year 4 – 12 students and provides them with opportunities to develop their football skills while being coached by elite and dedicated coaches.

Course Structure

  • Students will receive the following tuition and coaching as part of their program
  • This will occur for 30 sessions during the year
  • Player Development Sessions
  • Specialised Individual Coaching
  • Game Opportunities
  • Individualised Reports
  • Player Uniform & Equipment Pack

Your academy coach

Our highly qualified coach, Mr Scott Grimshaw, provides a polished, challenging and structured program that will recognise the individual ability of each student.  Scott Grimshaw is one of the most credentialed football coaches in Queensland.

When and When

  • PRIMARY: Tuesdays 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
  • MIDDLE YEARS: Fridays 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm


  • Primary Academy: $400 per year
  • Secondary Academy: $450 per year
  • Payment to be made upon acceptance via Flexi-Schools

Further information

Contact Mark Lester on 5451 3600 or via

Suncoast FC

Suncoast Christian College has its own football club – Suncoast FC which competes in the Sunshine Coast Football (Federation) competition on Saturday mornings across the Sunshine Coast.

Suncoast FC Logo

Suncoast FC has teams that compete in there (3) categories as follows:

  1. Under 6 – 7:  Zone Games (MINI ROOS)
  2. Under 8 – 11:  Zone Games (MINI ROOS) being Home and away games controlled by Sunshine Coast Football
    (All MiniRoos matches are non-competitive. Points tables are not applicable for any MiniRoos age groups as set down in the National Curriculum by Football Federation Australia.)
  3. Under 12 – 17 being Home and away games controlled by Sunshine Coast Football

Further information

Mark Lester
P: 5451 3600


Suncoast Christian College Football Senior Girls SCISSA champions

Suncoast Christian College is a member of The Sunshine Coast Independent Schools Sports Association which means that our students participate (during the winter months) in regular competitive soccer games with other Independent schools in our region.

Suncoast Football – Photo Gallery

  • If you love football, the Suncoast Academy can help you on your way to a professional career in the World game.

    Scott Grimshaw
    Suncoast Football Academy Coach