Goals

Goals of the Institute:

  1. To improve the sporting performance and success of Sacred Heart College in targeted sports and sport in general.
  2. To create and develop a strong coaching structure and coaching qualifications among Sacred Heart College staff, Old Boys and parents.
  3. To develop among all students, including the gifted and talented, a passion to give their best to Sacred Heart College sport.
  4. To maintain the best possible sporting facilities at Sacred Heart College, e.g. sports fields, cricket nets and practice strips, aquatic facilities.
  5. To strategically develop a Sporting Plan in order to successfully compete and eventually win Auckland, North Island and New Zealand titles.

The goals have been achieved with:

  • Water Polo holding the Auckland and National titles in 2011, 2013 and 2014, the Auckland and North Island titles in 2012, 2014 and 2015, and Trans-Tasman champions 2012, 2013 and 2014.
  • Football held the Knockout Cup and National titles in 2011 and 2014 and the Auckland Premier League title in 2012, 2014 and 2015.
  • Rugby continues to dominate in the Auckland Championship league finishing 3rd in both 2011 and 2012 and fourth in 2014 and 2015.
  • Rowing moves from strength to strength with two Silver and Bronze medals at Maadi Cup and three Bronze and one Silver in the North Island Championships in 2011, and two golds and a bronze at North Island Championships and a Silver and Bronze at Maadi Cup 2012; one silver and two bronze at North Island Championships and two bronzes at Maadi Cup 2013.
  • Recent Cricket highlights include winning the Marist Cricket Carnival for the first time in the College‚Äôs history and our Year 7 and 8 Milo Cup team coming runners up in the 2012 Auckland competition.
  • Our Tennis performance has been very good during 2011 and 2012, placing 3rd in New Zealand in 2011 and making the Auckland semi-finals in 2012. Sacred Heart College student Rhett Purcell was the 2012 Senior Auckland Champion. In 2013 the Premier team finished 3rd in Auckland and Rhett won three international titles. In 2014 the Premier team finished 2nd in Auckland and Jack Heslin claimed three international titles.