In this chat with Sam and Sam you’ll learn about AFL MAX’s Breakthrough camp, Australia’s first Mental Health overnight camp for kids. You’ll also learn about what AFL MAX is and what it offers. This is a brilliant chat with a couple young men, who are driven to make a difference.

In this episode with Sam and Sam we dive into:

– The impact the camp aims to have on young people.
– What is AFL MAX? And what it offers.
– How the Breakthrough Mental Health camp come about.
– How the camp works and what participants can expect
– How major sporting brands / clubs can play a positive role when it come to mental health 

More About Sam Rossi

GM of Education & Programs-

Sam joined AFL Max in November 2019 after 8 years as a classroom teacher at Sacred Heart and Christian Brothers College. He holds a Bachelor of Education from Flinders University and Certificate III Fitness qualification. Sam leads, designs and implements new offerings and initiatives for AFL Max, including Australian curriculum aligned programs, camps, school sports days and student leadership programs.
You can reach Sam here:

More About Sam Tharaldsen

Programs Coordinator-

Sam joined AFL Max in early 2022 following 3 years at the Adelaide Football Club in the Community Department. With a Bachelor of Business (Sport and Recreation Management) and an accomplished SANFL football career, Sam leads the design and execution of all AFL Max programs, including the national Coles Healthy Kicks program.
You can reach Sam here:

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