Our high performance programs

Griffith has a rich history with sport in both our elite athlete program and high performance sporting programs, including a Swimming Australia supported swimming program, women’s rugby 7s, rowing, and track and field. All high performance programs have the support of Griffith’s extensive sport science and sport medicine services and ancillary services.

Women's Rugby 7s

An elite pathway for female student athletes to get involved in Rugby 7s at a National level.


Griffith University swimming club is the only Swimming Australia supported high performance program on the Gold Coast. Led by world renowned coach Michael Bohl as Head Coach, Griffith runs an elite program with multiple Olympians and also a development/pathway program coached by Olympian Chris Wright.


Griffith University Surfers Paradise rowing Club offers the Gold Coast's only fully professionally coached Elite Rowing Programs. Targeted Development Programs are available for School, Junior, U21, U23 and Senior Athletes.