Aspire to be Deadly is a sport for good program delivered by Cairns Hockey
Cairns Hockey has been committed to delivery of sport for development – social inclusion programs across regional and remote communities in Torres Strait, Cape York, Gulf Savannah, and Far North Queensland focusing on education, well-being and employment and leadership opportunities for over 14 years.
Collaborative partnerships targeting building capacities and capabilities for indigenous young women and girls creating internationally recognized best practice sport for development program Live Well, Learn Well, Lead Well.
Cairns Hockey Association
Acknowledgement to Country
Aspire to be Deadly continues to support the increasing awareness, understanding and respect for the indigenous culture of First Nation People of Australia
Cairns Hockey Aspire to be Deadly, its partners and friends acknowledges the Yirrganydji and the Yidinji People the traditional owners and custodians of the land where we work and acknowledge their continuing connection with land, waters and community. We pay our respects to the people, the culture, and the elders past, present and emerging. We also acknowledge all First Nations people who are represented within the Aspire to be Deadly Program and Cairns Hockey.
Our Pathways and Programs are designed to break down the barriers limiting sustaining participation and engagement
Empower Me Programs
Aspire Schools Program
Deadly 5s Program
School to Club Program
Celebrating Culture Programs
Aces - Hockey Excellence Program
A bit more about Aspire to be Deadly
900 plus indigenous young women and girls participating, 2 events and 5 workshops, new performance pathways programs and strong partnerships with local schools to support participation pathways.