The 2023 Captain of Multisport is Q. R. Gardiner-Hall
Gardner-Hall has competed in all school Aquathon, Duathlon and Triathlon events since Form 3 and he is a member of the School’s Cycling squad. He leads by example, training diligently most mornings either running, cycling or swimming.
He placed fifth at the Auckland Secondary School Sprint Triathlon Championships in 2021 in his first year as an Under 16 competitor. He was eighth at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Duathlon Championships in 2022, he also placed fourth out of 152 competitors and third overall for his age group in the sprint event, achieving his personal best and completing the event in under one hour.
The 2023 Captain of Rowing is R. D. Owen
Owen has been in the Rowing squad for his entire tenure at Grammar. During this time, he has achieved well across age categories and is currently preparing for the North Island Secondary Schools Championships.
He has represented the School with distinction, upholds the School’s values and shows leadership in all areas. He has an excellent work ethic and a positive attitude.
Owen has the respect of his peers, leading by example, as the wider squad work in focused fashion as they prepare to compete in secondary school regattas, leading to the annual Maadi Cup.
The 2023 Captain of Volleyball is M. W. Tyler
Tyler has been a member of the Premier Volleyball team for the past three years, and is a committed team member. He is an outside hitter who plays with a high level of technical skill and energy, and leads the team with passion and confidence.
He is an able sportsman who has balanced his school and volleyball commitments with his other extracurricular interests. In 2022, he successfully trialled for the New Zealand Under 19 Volleyball team, and will travel with the team after this year’s Secondary Schools Championships.
Tyler is respected by his peers and the staff he is involved with for his work ethic, passion, and honesty.