Sports & Physio at Massey High School

Georgie Simmons
Sports Administrator
[email protected]
09 831 0500 ext 587
Nikki Witehira
Sports Co-Ordinator/Sports Relations Manager
[email protected]
09 831 0500 ext 587
Jake Henderson
Physio - PhysioAction
[email protected]
09 831 0500 ext 733

Massey High School's reputation has been greatly enhanced over the years by its successful participation in a wide variety of sports including:

GymnasticsHockeyKilikitiMountain Biking
NetballRoad CyclingRowingRugby
SoftballSwimmingTable TennisTennis

In recent years we have had many national representatives, who have won national titles and have been acknowledged by the Auckland Secondary Sports' Association in their annual awards ceremony. The school has established a high quality Sports Performance & Development Programme. The academy provides support to help selected athletes to excel in both their academic and sporting pursuits.

In accepting the challenge of "Seek the Heights", programme participants will adopt roles as leaders giving them opportunities for success in the future. The Sports Performance & Development Programme is available to all students from years 9 to 13 in any sport as it focuses on the needs of individuals.

The school's commitment to participation in sport presents opportunities for close involvement with parents and the wider community.

What is the Sports Performance & Development Programme about?

  • Sports Conditioning
  • Physical Development
  • Elite Athlete Development
  • Establishing Good Discipline
  • Understanding Sport as a Science

Who is involved?

  • Led by qualified passionate staff
  • Experienced Community Coaches
  • Supported by the Principal and Board of Trustees
  • Athlete Nation

How do the classes work?

  • Juniors: 5 classes per week: 2 practical sessions and 3 Theory
  • Seniors: 5 classes per week: 2 practical sessions and 3 Theory

Where does it happen?

  • Rugby & Soccer fields
  • Indoor Heated Swimming Pool
  • Gymnasium
  • Weights Training Room
  • Movement Studio
  • Astro-turf Multi-Court
  • Cricket Nets
  • Sports Pavilion
  • New Classrooms

How do I join?

  • Nominations from Primary Schools
  • Application forms are available:
    • When you complete an Application for Enrolment - here
    • Application for Sports Performance & Development - here.  Please complete this form only if you have completed the Application for Enrolment and have not yet completed the application for Sports Performance & Development.
  • Practical Assessments


-Physio (2) 

We have physio available at school. This is a satellite clinic of PhysioAction. 

Massey High School Physiotherapist: Jake Henderson .

Jake has over 10 years physio experience with a postgraduate certificate in Rehab. He has a specific interest in managing all types of sports related injuries, particularly Knee ACL reconstructions and Shoulder dislocations.

Appointments are available from 8.30am – 3.30pm and are free for all staff and students for accident-related (ACC covered, no referral required) injuries. Bookings may be made directly through Jake at the Physio room (located behind the PAC in the old Health centre building).