Sports Institute Football

Football has seen incredible growth since the Institute's inception in 2007 and we consistently field more than 15 teams each season. In the past six years our 1st XI have won the Auckland Premier League five times and have been National Champions in 2011, 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2019 - making them the only team to have successfully defended their title. In grade Football we consistently have several teams winning their respective leagues.


Michael Built

Year levels involved

Years 7 to 10

  • PE shorts
  • Sports Institute shirt
  • Football boots/training shoes, shin pads (own)
  • Sacred Heart College sport socks
  • Sports Institute training jacket (optional)

Please see the Uniform online store for current pricing.


Football fields and Gymnasium

Lesson structure
  • Warm-up
  • Basic skills
  • Games for understanding
  • Tactical awareness
  • Physical conditioning
Teams involved/pathway

Years 7 and 8 - Wednesday afternoon 1st and 2nd XI
Years 9 and 10 - 13A, 15A, 2nd XI and 1st XI

Days of competition

Years 7 and 8 - Wednesday afternoon
Years 9 and 10 - Saturday morning

High-performance pathway
  • Sacred Heart 1st XI
  • New Zealand Secondary Schools' under 15 and under 19
  • New Zealand under 17/20