South African-born Lionel Randall stepped into the role of Housemaster of Flower’s House in Term 2, 2021. Since graduating from the University of Pretoria, he has taught Physical Education and Health in boys’ boarding schools in South Africa and New Zealand. He has also been highly involved in water polo at an elite level. He coached the South African national schoolboys’ team, and is currently assistant coach of the New Zealand senior national men’s team, which includes Old Boy Louis Clark. Lionel, his wife Taryn, who is also a teacher, and sons Oliver 6, and Alistair 4 moved south from Auckland Grammar to take up his new role at College where he is committed to continuing the strong traditions of the House.
“I’m excited by the opportunities presented and proud to be a part of the College community. I love the positivity and endorse the values. I want the boys to have strong aspirations – feel encouraged to ‘dream big’ – with the knowledge and confidence that they are supported.”
MiC Football and 1st XI Manager, Matt is a passionate footballer. Having played and coached at a variety of levels, Matt has more than 20 years of coaching experience. He has taken several College football tours to both South and North America, as well as being the Canterbury Representative on the NZSSF Executive. Matt has been at Christ’s College since 2010 and has held multiple roles, such as a Head of Department and Housemaster of Harper House.