Soccer boost for 乐播传媒视频’s College

November 16, 2023

乐播传媒视频’s College Principal Steven O’Connor and Liverpool FC International Academy Director Kevin Kalinko celebrate the partnership between the two entities.

乐播传媒视频鈥檚 College is building on its reputation as one of the country鈥檚 premier sports schools, partnering with Liverpool FC International Academy to offer a high-performance soccer program.

The exciting new collaboration will see a first-class co-curricular soccer program delivered at 乐播传媒视频鈥檚 College from 2024, cementing the College as one of the leading sports schools in Australia.

The Liverpool FC International Academy partnership will complement 乐播传媒视频鈥檚 other highly-successful co-curricular sports programs, including rowing, basketball, cricket and football.

The program will deliver top-tier soccer education and training to students at 乐播传媒视频鈥檚 College and see the school become the hub for Liverpool FC International Academy community training sessions and holiday programs.

College principal Steven O鈥機onnor said SPC was proud of its co-curricular sports programs and thrilled to partner with the Liverpool FC International Academy to enhance its soccer offerings.聽聽

鈥淭he partnership between 乐播传媒视频鈥檚 and the Liverpool Football Club is really exciting and will provide students at the College with access to the extraordinary approaches and training techniques of one of the great soccer (or football) clubs of the world,鈥 he said.聽

鈥淟iverpool FC has established partnerships with a few schools in Australia and I am delighted that they approached St Pat鈥檚 as a partner school.鈥

Mr O鈥機onnor said the College鈥檚 soccer program would benefit greatly from the professional expertise and knowledge of Liverpool FC.聽

鈥淲e have a strong soccer program already in place at SPC, but we are always looking for opportunities to strengthen and improve all of our programs 鈥 inside the classroom and outside in terms of sport, music and drama 鈥 and the partnership with Liverpool FC is a wonderful example of this,鈥 he said.聽


Liverpool FC International Academy and Australian College of Physical Education director Kevin Kalinko said the collaboration with St Pat鈥檚 was exciting and presented myriad opportunities for the school.

鈥淲e share similar values as well as a strong desire to integrate world leading football into 乐播传媒视频’s College. In addition, we are tremendously excited to offer our programs to the broader community,鈥 he said.聽

鈥淔inally, this presents students of 乐播传媒视频鈥檚 College pathway opportunities into tertiary education in sport, health and fitness at the Australian College of Physical Education. We look forward to welcoming 乐播传媒视频’s College to the LFC International Academy and Australian College of Physical Education families.鈥

The official launch of the SPC Liverpool International Academy was held at the College on Thursday 15 November.

More than 50 guests, including City of Ballarat Mayor Des Hudson and Committee for Ballarat Business Support Officer Lee Martin, attended the launch.

To learn more about this exciting partnership and other opportunities that 乐播传媒视频鈥檚 College can offer your son, contact the College on 5331 1688.