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The Student

  • Attended: St Joseph’s Regional College, NSW Australia
  • SAT Results:
    • Sitting March 2019
  • Areas of study: Creative Arts, Music, Drama & Business
  • Awards Received:
    • 2016 – Outstanding College Service Award
    • 2016 – Recognition of valuable contribution in the leadership role as College Vice Captain
    • 2014 – ADF Long Tan Youth Leadership and Teamwork Award
    • 2014 – College Principal’s Award for Exemplary Service
  • See link below for academic reference

The Person

  • Jarrod is a highly motivated and goal orientated young man and student with a very strong aptitude for leadership and involvement in sport, particularly rugby union.
  • Through his active involvement in the greater community, Jarrod has donated his time by participating in the ANZAC Day parade for school and as a member of the band and drum line from 2010 – 2016. He has also performed in a community band at schools, nursing homes and public community events. His contribution in the community can also be displayed through his involvement and participation in organising the Big Band Blast event in Port Macquarie and through his involvement in the St Joseph’s Regional College – Aged care maintenance program Amayos Nursing home.
  • Both his peers and coaches respect Jarrod because of his level headed approach to life and sport, his strong moral compass, and the enthusiasm, commitment and passion he displays in everything he does.
  • See link to School Character Reference below

The Player

  • Height: 6 ft 3
  • Weight: 216 lbs


  • Fullback
  • Winger
  • Centre


  • Speed and acceleration
  • Ability to read the play
  • Endurance and continual perseverance
  • Teamwork and support on and off the field
  • Safe hands with quality hand eye co ordination
  • Long kicking range

Teams Represented:

  • 2018 – 1st Grade Mid North Coast Axeman
  • 2017 – U19’s NSW Country Colts
  • 2014 – Present – U18’s & 1st Grade – Port Pirates Rugby Union
  • 2014 – 2106 – 7’s & 15’s – St Josephs Regional College Rugby Union
  • 2011 – 2013 – U16’s Port Breakers Rugby League
  • See link below for Coach Reference
  • See link below for Athletic Resume
  • View snapshot video below

A word from Jarrod

“Surround yourself with people who motivate, support and  encourage you and let go of those who don’t.”


If you feel that Jarrod could be a good fit, please contact Chris Bates.

Phone: +61 407 639 551 | Email: chris@studyandplayusa.com.au | Skype: chris.bates4