For some students Track and Field is an all year round sport, but the main focus starts in Term 2 with the build up towards the schools big Inter House Championships (week 6 – Term 2). From then on the best two athletes in each event U.12’s to Opens (U.18’s) are selected to represent TSS to compete in the Hinterland Squad mid Term 3. The best athletes from this championship goes on to represent the South Coast region and also TSS in the six lead up meets. The actual GPS Championship is held in mid November, Term 4.
The Director of Sport Mr Bryan Hain is in charge of Track and Field and has a team of elite coaches in charge of the different disciplines. The squad has a T&F camp in September and competes on a weekly bases in Term 3 and 4.
TSS has seen a number of its past students go on to compete at a Representative and National level , but unlike rowing and sailing TSS is yet to win an Olympic Gold medal in athletics.
has large group of enthusiastic athletes starting in the Prep School,
right up to year 12. Over 130 boys who compete in the Hinterland
Championships and this is fine tuned into a highly competitive squad
which competes in the GPS championships. Although TSS does not have a
full tartan track on site it still attracts a large number of boys to
morning and afternoon training.