Selection Criteria

At Iona College, we respect hard work, dedication and commitment. Students are eligible for the program based on the level of representation achieved. The sport where elite representation is achieved should be (foremost):

  1. AIC sport
  2. School based sport (Queensland Secondary Schools Team or Australian All Schools Team)
  3. Olympic sport
  4. Discretionary selection – Director of Sport and Head of High Performance Sport.

On selection into the High Performance Sport Program, the athlete will be placed in one of two categories for that year:

  • High Performance: an athlete who has represented Queensland and / or Australia; an athlete who has medalled in a Queensland Schools Championship and / or medalled in an Australian School National Championship.
  • Pathways: an athlete who has represented Metropolitan East and competed at a Queensland Schools Championships.


Underpinning these achievements, the student needs to be an active member of the Iona Community. This can be identified as:

  • A participant in other AIC sports
  • Member of the College music programme
  • Involved in other co-curricular and/or extra-curricular activities.


  • An understanding of the ethos of Iona College and display the charisma of the Oblates
  • A higher standard of behaviour
  • Be diligent in his work ethic towards academic studies
  • Understand that sacrifices need to be made in pursuit of his academic and athletic potential
  • Be a well-rounded, balanced and respectful member of Iona College and the wider community.