About

The philosophy of Badminton can be described as "how you are on the court is how you are in life".

In 1992, Badminton was introduced to Sacred Heart College by two students, Ziyad Shah and Shane Dineen.
Sacred Heart fielded its first Premier team in 1995.

Old Boy Mark Robertson won several age-group championships in New Zealand and Australia in the 1990s. Old Boy Jonathan Curtin ('10) has been our most prominent player of recent times. In 2014: X-TRM New Zealand National Championships 3rd place Mens Doubles; 2015: Mitre 10 MEGA Waikato International Semi-finals of Mens Doubles; CMBA Open Semi-finals of Men's Singles and Mixed Doubles. Auckland Open Semi-finals of Mens Doubles. UABC Open Winner of Mixed Doubles, Runner-up of Mens Singles. He is also assistant coach for the Auckland U17 Squad, as well as being involved in some after-school programmes.

In 2013 James Kim won the Boys Doubles Plate for Counties Manukau under 17's, was in the Doubles finals and Boys quarter-finals of the North Island under 17's, the Boys Doubles semi-finals of the National under 17's, the under 17's Boys Doubles College Rifles Club champ and the under 19 Single Classis Plate winner. In 2015 Andrew Rouse has continued playing the sport outside of the school competition and these are his recent successes: Oceania Junior Championships, SkyCity New Zealand Open, Waikato International, Auckland International, North Harbour Open, Waitakere Under 19, National Team Championships and, later in 2015, the Korean Junior Championships. He has shown particular prowess as a singles player.

Sacred Heart B and C teams participate in the East Auckland competition held on Wednesday afternoons during Terms 2 and 3. The Premier team competes in the Friday A competition. In 2013 Sacred Heart Premier team won the A grade competition and through the sponsorship of Rouse Construction the team attended the NZ Secondary Schools Championships held in Auckland. In 2014 one of our Badminton teams won the B East Auckland competition.

The DSouza Family Trust Cup for the Outstanding Player of the Year was awarded to Troy Chien in 2015.

The Sacred Heart College Badminton Trophy for the Most Promising Player was awarded to Victor Cai in 2015.