Sport

A huge amount of time is put into the success of sport at the College.

St Thomas’ is committed to providing the best coaches throughout the various sports in order to compete at the highest levels throughout New Zealand. We are very proud of the staff that we have that give our students the very best in mentoring, support and opportunities at the College..

Head of Rugby

Hamish Barclay “….I am driven by the importance rugby has on a character. Rugby teaches our men the importance of developing good mental and physical attributes which ultimately leads to success on and off the field….”

Head of Football

Blair Scadden

 Head of Rowing

Tom Tennent

Head of Rugby League

Andrew Auimatagi “…My passion for coaching comes from aiding the personal development of individuals as they strive to achieve their goals. As a coach it is my job to help mould players into the best version of themselves they can be, both on and off the field…”

Cricket

Cricket is played at STC from Year 7-13. We have 6 very competitive tams that play in our local competitions on Saturdays. Our First XI travel regularly to Australia to compete in a Christian Brothers’ tournament in Brisbane and compete against many teams through Australasia. We have several staff members with vast coaching experience including to National Under 19 tournament level and also former First Class and List A Canterbury players that are keen and willing to improve any standard of young cricketer. We are also fortunate to have excellent facilities that are enjoyed by all players.

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