Nominate for Captain of a Sport

Application Process

The School Sports Captain

  • Year 12, the student nominates to be a prefect – if then selected in the final 15, the Prefects and staff vote. The student with the most votes for Sports Captain is given the position.

Captain of a Particular Sport

  • Submit a “Nomination for Captain of a Sport” through iDanenet, Danebank Sports
  • Senior Students are able to submit an ‘expression of interest’
  • Undergo an interview with PDHPE Head of Department and the teacher in charge of the sport
  • The final decision will be approved by the Principal

Team Captain

  • The Team captain is decided by the Team Coach and team members (optional – up to Teacher in Charge)

Job Description

The School Sports Captain

  • Assist the PD/H/PE Staff with all aspects of sport
  • Present an interesting Sports report at weekly assemblies, recognise the sporting achievements of all students
  • Promote sport in the school
  • Role model for students – exemplary conduct, sportsmanship, and application to students
  • Represent school at all major sporting events
  • Write “Sports Report” for magazine by the end of term 3
  • Attend IGSSA events ie. Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics (where applicable)

Captain of a Particular Sport
eg. Tildesley Tennis, Gym, Swimming, Athletics, Cross Country and all Saturday Sports

  • Promote your particular sport in the school
  • Assist teacher-in-charge of your sport eg. equipment, results, packing kits, coaching, administration
  • Role model for players – attendance, attitude, and application at training and games. Exemplary conduct at all times as well as application to studies
  • Liaise with School Sports Captain
  • Write a report for your sport and hand to teacher in charge at end of competition
  • Present this a final report at assembly at the conclusion of your term of sport. This will be the report which is included in the school magazine.
  • Liaise with all team captains – check attendance at training etc
  • Assist with the end of season function eg: organise venue, payment, transport in conjunction with the teacher in charge of sport.

Team Captains

  • Role model for all players at training/games. Be on time, help organise equipment etc, train/play to the best of your ability, thank the opposition/coach/referee/umpire for the game, organise a team cheer for the end of the game
  • Encourage and promote fair play and good sportsmanship at all times
  • Check equipment and report any problems to the teacher in charge or captain of sport
  • Liaise with captain of your sport re info for assemblies, newsletters and reports
  • Assist coach or teacher in charge where necessary


Click here to fill out your Expression of Interest form