At St Peters we have students from year 7 through to 13 and playing at various levels ie Participation/Social to Competitive.
In 2011 we had 82 students playing basketball and in 2019 we had 494 players.
St Peters College has a strong basketball programme with teams competing at Premier, Open, Under-17, Under-15 levels and Middle School levels. We also have a Social League, which is an in-house basketball league, for beginners and social players.
Our gymnasium has a main court with two small basketball courts that run across the main court that we use for training and competition. The school itself has several basketball hoops.
Our 2020 programme major goals are:
• 1st V to retain status in the premier grade and qualify for the National Secondary Schools Tournament
• U17A qualify for Greater Auckland Tournament
• Junior Premiership team to make top 10
• Middle School team to make Top 15 at AIMS and qualify for the Inter-zone Tournament.
Recent Basketball Programme Achievements
1st V won Senior A grade in the College Sport competition, and were promoted to Premier Grade for 2020.
1st V placed 7th in the College Sport Premier Grade, Junior Prems placed 7th at the Zone 1 regional tournament and AIMS team places 26th. 2018 also saw the inauguration of the St Peters Social League.
We were the Auckland Senior A Grade (1st V) and Middle School Central Zone champions. Our 1st V qualified for the National Tournament for the first time in the school’s history and also qualified to compete in the 2018 Auckland Premier Grade
We have also had many St Peters College basketball players go on to regional representative honours.
While Basketball can be played year round, our main focus is during Terms 2 and 3.
Our Competitive Teams are entered College Sport Auckland Central Zone Competitions (Junior Prems, U15, U17, U19 and Open Grade) and our Middle School Teams are entered into the Auckland Basketball Services Leagues.
All registrations must be completed online.
Competitive Registrations close 7th February and Social closes 13th March.
Trials will be held on the following days in the School Gym:
|Competitive Team Trials – 2020|
|Tuesday||18-Feb-2020||Jnr Prems & U15||3.30-5.45pm|
|Wednesday||19-Feb-2020||Jnr Prems & U15||3.30-5.45pm|
Note: If unable to make any trial, please contact Mr Hoque to discuss any options.
*Age groups are your age, as at 31st December 2020.
1st V Friday and some Mondays – home and away.
U19 Wednesdays after school – venue based (ie always at the same venue).
U17 Tuesdays after school – either B&T Stadium, Kohimarama and Epsom Girls Grammar
Junior Prems Wednesdays after school home and away.
U15 Wednesdays – venue based (ie always at the same venue).
Middle School Thursdays – either at B&T Trust Stadium, Kohimarama or St Kentigern’s Prep, Remuera.
*Nb: these days are not yet confirmed but are indicative from 2019.
To be determined after teams have been selected.
1st V new player $350 (includes 1st V Gear)
1st V existing player $250
All other competitive teams $150
Playing Uniform – Competitive Teams
Playing Singlet $57 (compulsory)
Shorts $43 (compulsory)
Warm up t-shirt $57 (Blue P.E. t-shirt is acceptable should you choose not to purchase the Basketball Specific Warm up shirt as it is not compulsory to do so)
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Mouth Guards are compulsory for all levels. No mouth guard = no play.
T-shirts are not allowed to be worn underneath their Basketball Singlet.
Coaches are not permitted to play boys who have incorrect uniform.
Nb: All Fees and Uniform Prices are not yet confirmed for 2020 and the indication above are indicative from 2019.
|Social League trials|
|Date||Year at School||Time|
|17-Mar-2020||Year 7 & 8||3.30-5.00pm|
|18-Mar-2020||Year 9 & 10||3.30-5.00pm|
|23-Mar-2020||Years 11 – 13||3.30-5.00pm|
The social league trials will be used for players to meet and create teams.
Our Social teams play at St Peters on Friday nights when there are no games scheduled for the 1st V home games.
NB – When the 1st V have a home game on a Friday the 1st V game takes precedence.
Fees: $75 per player
No trainings are schedule for these teams. However, if a team does wish to train the team can contact the Director of Basketball to arrange a time to access the School Gym on the weekend.
Playing Uniform – Social Teams
Teams are to get their own uniforms and these are to be organised by the team.
T-shirts or singlets only. These are to be all the same colour and must have at least one number on them (from 0 – 99 only). The number can either be on the front or back of the T-shirt/singlet. Second number is optional and not required.
Shorts do not have to be uniform but must be worn (no track pants to be worn).
Mouth Guards are compulsory for all levels.
The Director of Basketball is Mr Manu Hoque. Students are able to speak to him in the Gym or Sports office during the School day and is able to be contacted by email: email@example.com.