Tennis & Golf Academy
Saint Kentigern College offers International students specialised Tennis and Golf programmes combined with mainstream Academic Study or ESOL.
Full Academic Year and Short Course Programmes are available.
Our programme offers top level coaching and competition play in Tennis and Golf for students who excel in their chosen sport. The programme is selective, ensuring dedicated coaching and providing a pathway for top players to receive the attention necessary to get to the top and stay at the top. Our high performance programmes focus on individual player development, channelling energy towards sporting success while ensuring that balance is achieved within a sound academic programme.
Most international students enter a specially designed and balanced classroom programme, concentrating on English, mathematics, general science, physical education and their chosen sport (other subjects as required). Students who are proficient in English and meet the required criteria may apply for enrolment in the full College programme.
The New Zealand Qualifications Authority approved certificates in Tennis, or Golf allow students to gain learning credits in their chosen sport.
We also provide assistance to those wishing to go to USA universities with:
- Video footage
- College contacts
This runs from the beginning of February each year until graduation in early December.
Vacations occur in April (2 weeks), July (3 weeks) and September/October (2 weeks).
In New Zealand the seasons are reversed from those of the Northern Hemisphere and occur as follows:
- Summer: January - March
- Autumn: April - June
- Winter: July - September
- Spring: October - December
For more information regarding the cost of the programmes, please contact:
NZ Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pathway to top American Universities
Below is a list of the Academy students who have attended or are now attending university in the USA.
Andrew Turner - Eransville University, Indiana
Nick Turner - Eransville University, Indiana
Matthew Simpson - Arkansas University
Sam Gould - University of California Irvine, Newport Beach California
Victor Klintacharov - Rockhurst University, Kansas
Jamie Eccleton - Troy University , Alabama
Stefan Williamson - University of Texas , Arlington
Ari Davis - Rollins College, Florida
Carli Davis - Rollins College, Florida
Connor Smith - University of Pikeville, Kentucky
Boris Peshev - University of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois
Ryan Henderson - Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois
Mac Dalton - Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina
Yoanna Peshev - Palm Beach Atlantic University, Miami
Rachel Swindell - Eastern Washington University , Washington
Edi Stoica - Wichita State University, Kansas
Lucia Young - Bluefield State College, West Virginia
Paige Hourigan - Georgia Tech University, Atlanta
Kelly Drew - University of Louisiana, Lafayette
Andrew Bokai Qi - Carlton University, Northfield, Minnesota
Joanna Kim - California State University ,Fresno, California
Ross Valentine - San Jose State University, San Francisco
Natasha Krishna - University of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada
Scott Mc Alpine - Georgia Tech University, Atlanta
Stewart Gray - Long Island University, New York
Oscar Sachs - California State University, Northridge, California
Kyle Maihi - Long Island University, New York