Athletics

ISK Athletics - Home of the Mighty Lions

At ISK, the physical education and sports programs are essential to a well-rounded education. Our goal is to promote a healthy lifestyle through movement, exercise and sport. That means the same commitment to excellence that permeates the classroom is also evident on the playing field, court or pool.

Our program begins in pre-kindergarten and runs through Grade 12. Elementary students participate in several sports such as basketball, soccer, swimming, tennis and field hockey. At the Middle and High School levels, we field well-coached, competitive teams in a variety of sports.

Our varsity teams represent the school with pride against local and international competition, and we have a high level of student participation. We also offer intramural competitions and clubs, ensuring a well-rounded sports program.

Athletic Programs

Elementary Program

The Athletics Department is committed to developing and nurturing young talent at the same ensuring the program is enjoyable and fun. The Elementary School recognises that team sports and interscholastic athletics are an essential part of the total education process. ISK is dedicated to instilling positive self-worth in students and developing responsible and reflective citizens of the world. The athletic program believes that teamwork, leadership, responsibility, and a commitment to excellence can be learned through competitive sports interaction. The emphasis of the Elementary School Saturday sports program is to develop self-awareness far from the classroom, promote self-confidence and presents a well-rounded educational experience. ISK Saturday sports program Seeks to create an environment in which students experience the enjoyment of sports and fitness that they will sustain into adulthood.


  • Click here to download the 2nd Semester's Sports Calendar
  • Click here to register for Semester 2 Saturday Sports Program

Contact Information:

Will Moore ISK Athletic Director

Mark Rogers ES Sat Sports Coordinator

Felix Onchera ES Sat Sports Coordinator

Franklin Kiyondi ES Sat Sports Coach Coordinator

Hanna Wainaina ES Sat Sports Assistant

Middle School Athletic Program

The Middle School recognises that team sports and interscholastic athletics are an essential part of the total education process. ISK is dedicated to instilling positive self worth in students and developing responsible and reflective citizens of the world.

The athletic program believes that values such as teamwork, sportsmanship, responsibility, and a commitment to excellence can be learned through competitive sports interaction.


The emphasis of the Middle School athletic department is not on winning at any cost, but rather building self-confidence and presenting a well-rounded educational experience. ISK sports teams are competitive, but the program tries to ensure that every athlete has the opportunity to reach his/her fullest potential. The athletics program strives to create an environment in which students experience the enjoyment of sports and fitness that they will sustain into adulthood.


High School Athletic Program

Our high school athletic program promotes enjoyment of interscholastic competition and works in conjunction with our school’s mission to provide an exemplary, well-rounded education. The athletic program emphasises development of high-level, competitive skills and strategies, teamwork, sportsmanship, responsibility, and school spirit. Athletic involvement helps students to grow emotionally, mentally, and physically while instilling the self-confidence, cooperative spirit, and work ethic needed to succeed in all facets of life.

The junior varsity program aims to teach the fundamentals and skills needed to succeed at the varsity level and provides the opportunity to gain competitive high school experience. The emphasis of the JV program is to nurture responsible individuals, developing athletes, and competitive teams.


The varsity program aims to compete at a consistently high level across Kenya and all of Africa. ISK varsity teams provide a first-class individual and team experience. Teams are coached to maximize results with unwavering adherence to our school’s AIMS and leagues’ code of conduct and sportsmanship tenets. Athletes are challenged to maximize their individual potential, thrive in a competitive environment, and contribute to the overall success of their team.

Handbooks and Contracts

Download the 2017-2018 ISK Student-Parent Athletic Handbook here.

Teams & Schedules

SEASON 2 2017 - 18: Please use the link below to sign up for Season 2 sports and access the practice schedule and all other sports information on the Athletic webpage hyperlinked here.

Season 2 Sign up page

Our varsity teams in MS and HS represent the school with pride against local and international competition, and we have a high level of student participation. We also offer intramural competitions and clubs, ensuring a well-rounded sports program.


The Lions are renowned across Africa for their commitment to excellence on the court, on the fields, in the pool, and on track. ISK's teams compete in the ISSEA (International Schools of Southern and Eastern Africa) tournaments annually in the following sports:

  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Swimming
  • Rugby Clinic
  • Golf
  • Track & Field
  • Tennis
Varsity, Junior Varsity and Middle School teams also compete in the KAIISSO
(Kenya Association of Independent International Schools Sports Organization) in: Field Hockey, Rugby, Tennis, Track & Field, Swimming, Soccer, and Volleyball.

We offer an elite coaching staff, fantastic facilities, international trips, and the opportunity for athletes to experience a world-class program.

Come join our Lion Pride!

Sports Facilities



ISK boasts a wide range of sports facilities. Our sports facilities are outstanding and include:
  • One indoor regulation-sized basketball court
  • Three outdoor regulation-sized basketball courts
  • Solar heated outdoor competition-size swimming pool
  • Three tennis courts
  • Softball cage
  • Fitness room
  • Two large playing fields for hockey, rugby, baseball and soccer
  • Three outdoor and one indoor Volleyball courts

ISK Community Facilities Usage Guidelines

ISK encourages parents and the ISK Community to use the Athletics facilities. Parents are encouraged to visit this page regularly as any changes to this schedule, where school use overrides the community use, will be updated here.

Swimming Pool Schedule 2017-18

The swimming pool is open for the community use at the following times:

Mornings: Wednesdays 7:00 to 8:00 am

Afternoons: 5:00 to 6:00 pm on Mondays & Tuesdays and on Wednesdays from 1:30pm - 5pm

Weekends: 10:45 am to 5:00 pm (lap swim 10:45 am to 12:30 pm)

On ISK holidays, the pool follows a weekend schedule. On Kenyan and Religious Holidays, the pool is closed. Pool use rules are posted at the swimming pool; we ask that you familiarize yourself with them.

Fitness Centre Schedule 2017-18

The fitness centre is open for the community use at the following times:

Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Fri: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Wednesday: 1:30 pm- 6:00 pm

Saturday: 8:00am - 3:00pm

The fitness room will NOT be open during public holidays and ISK school breaks.

Tennis & Multi-courts Schedule 2017-18

The Tennis & Multi courts are open for the community use at the following times:

There is no formal booking system. Players are kindly asked to leave the court after 1 hour of play, if people are waiting to use the court.

Weekdays 5pm – 6pm (Wednesday 2pm – 5pm)

Weekends Saturday 10:40am – 5pm(unless the Athletics Department is hosting a tournament or any other school activity)

Sunday 9am – 5pm

Contacts


Contact Information:

Will Moore

Athletic Director

wmoore followed by @isk.ac.ke