Co-curricular Sport

At Good Shepherd students participate in school sports carnivals for swimming, cross-country and athletics carnivals as a part of their House Group. From these carnivals, depending on their placement at school level, students can go on to be selected to compete in carnivals in swimming cross-country and athletics representing their district, region or state through Qld School Sports. In addition, the College offers the opportunity for students to trial for representation in Qld School Sports for a variety of sports including (but not limited to) netball, soccer, rugby, AFL, basketball, touch etc. For a complete list of sports trials and dates please contact the Sports Department.


The College enters teams into two competitions. Street Smarts AFL Q - Schools Cup - Term 2 and The AFL Queensland Schools Cup.


Basketball continues to be a popular extracurricular choice for students.


GSLC have both boys and girls teams and play at various cricket fields on the coast. The home field is Tewantin Noosa Cricket Club.

Cross Country / Athletics

GSLC students achieve fantastic results in the district cross country and athletics carnivals due to their dedication in training. With two coaches present each week, our cross country runners have their training tailored based on ability and experience.


GSLC has a very talented group of dedicated riders who compete in various competitions. The three day Fraser Coast Competition is a highlight of the year for all riders.

Independent District

Good Shepherd is a member of the Independent District is part of the Sunshine Coast Schools Sport Region and encompasses two age group competitions, 10-12 years and 13-19 years (ages as at 31 Dec of the competition year).


Netball is offered to all middle and senior year students. They are able to participate at the Noosa/Tewantin Netball Association Competition on Saturday mornings, as well as the Sunshine Coast Secondary Schools Netball Competition on Monday evenings. There are various competitions and carnivals throughout the year.

Rugby Union

Boys and girls teams compete in the Sunshine Coast Schools Rugby Union as well as a 7's competition and tournaments across the coast.


The Sunshine Coast Independent Schools Sports Association was established in 2003 and provides a high quality inter-school sporting competition reflecting the values of Independent Schools on the Sunshine Coast.


The GSLC SURF program has been running since 2014. We split the students into 2 groups consisting of Junior surfing (yrs 4-5) and Senior surfing (yrs 6-12).


The Academy is run by Jon Porter, who is a Tennis Australia Club Professional and has over 35 years coaching experience both domestically and internationally. Jon prides himself on delivering the most professional, enthusiastic and enjoyable tennis environment.
Tennis is a major part of the GSLC sporting landscape, and the college provides many opportunities for students to get involved.
The GSLC Tennis Academy runs advanced squads most mornings and has an in-house Friday afternoon tennis competition each term that is very popular with the students and parents alike

Touch Football

Touch continues to be a popular extra-curricular option for GSLC junior students who compete at Coolum on Tuesday afternoons. GSLC senior teams participate in the Monday night mixed adult competition at Tewantin, and are one of the top teams in the competition.


A hugely popular sport choice for our young up and coming athletes. In 2019, there were more than 50 entrants from GSLC in the triathlon and a strong team of 10 in the Aquathlon who successfully won the all schools trophy.


Both boys and girls volleyball teams compete against various schools across the coast as part of SCISSA. Games are held on Wednesday afternoons. There is also opportunity to play in the State championships.


Waterpolo continues to be a very popular extra-curricular option at Good Shepherd. Good Shepherd has built a reputation of being a leading school on the Coast in waterpolo.