Athletics & Community Blog

Athletics Blog – November 11

Lisa Isom, Athletics Director

SEASAC Shoutout

A big shoutout to our boys and girls SEASAC volleyball and soccer teams, who traveled to Singapore and Bangkok respectively over the weekend to compete against our international rivals.

Congratulations to our boys AND girls soccer teams for finishing 3rd overall.  No one but Coach Nick Sturmey, who’s been at ISY for 18 years,  can remember when both teams finished this well in the same season.  Thanks to the daily play-by-play from parent/teacher Mark Cvengros, parents were kept in the loop and on the edge of their seats throughout the weekend.  In addition to Coach Sturmey, congrats also go out to coaches Amy Htun, Michael Ramires and Maung Maung Tin. 

Mr. Sturmey giving a pep talk!

At the volleyball tournament at RIS in Bangkok, our boys finished 6th and our girls 7th after some hard fought games.  This was a competitive year in a tough Division 1 league and our athletes played up to the challenge.  Thanks to all of the parents who attended the tournaments and kept our athletes going throughout!   Thanks especially to coaches Tom Just, Lisa Johnson, Wyatt Franz and Saw Htoo.


ISY will host the 2019 SEASAC Golf Tournament at the Pun Hlaing Golf Club November 20-22. Over 100 golfers from 13 teams will converge on one of the most beautiful courses in Myanmar to play for the individual and team titles.  With a school holiday on Thursday, November 21, we are hopeful many students will come out to the course to cheer on (quietly, of course, golf claps only) our CHINTHES

Athletics This Week

Check out the Chinthes MS volleyball and ES/HS soccer schedules this week.

  • MS Volleyball: Wednesday, 13th ILBC @ ISY 4pm start
  • HS Soccer: Thursday, 14th @ YIS 4pm Boys, 5pm Girls
  • Swim Team: Friday, 15th BSY @ ISY

Season 2 High School Sports

High school tennis, touch, and basketball practices start Thursday, November 14th.  There is still some overlap with the YAC soccer season, so the transition will be  a busy one.  Please check out the Season 2 YAC Game Schedule for MS volleyball, HS soccer and HS volleyball.  The Touch and Tennis schedules will be added when they become available.

Yangon International Softball League Schedule

Our high school boys and girls softball teams get an early kickstart to their SEASAC season every year by competing in the Yangon International Softball League at the American Club.  Many ISY staff play in this recreational league as well.  Check out the November Schedule and come to to cheer on the Chinthes this month!

ES Sports Jerseys on Sale Now!

ES sports jerseys for basketball and volleyball are on sale now in the Spirit Store for 8,000MMK.  Any student planning to participate in ES sports leagues this year must purchase an ES jersey.  The same jersey can be used for all sports.  The Spirit Store is open every week day from 7:45- 8:45, 11:30 -12:30, 2:30 to 3:30.

ES Sports Update

ES soccer has ended for the season.  The final week was a busy one with ISY hosting ILBC and LFIR.  ES basketball is just getting started but the Family Fun Fair takes place Saturday, November 16th so ES basketball practice has a break until November 23rd.

After School Activities (ASAs)

Session 1 ASAs ended this Friday, November 8.  Session 2 will begin on Monday, November 25.  A new ASA packet will be sent to the community on Wednesday 13th.  All sign-ups will take place through Power School again for Session 2, beginning Monday, November 18th.  

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