DSC coaches believe in setting up our students for success! Our dedicated coaches are at the heart of DSC Athletics. Many of whom are former and current athletes on local and national teams! They work to instill a positive attitude, dedication, and good sportsmanship in all of our athletes. Take a moment to read about our coaches.
Matthew Buntain - Sr. Cross Country
Mr. Buntain enjoys watching his students Cross Country athletes run together outside in beautiful Hong Kong. In his free time, Mr. Buntain loves being on the hills above the city and used to compete in trail running events.
Luke Hendrickse - U12 Boys Soccer, U14 Boys Soccer
Mr. Hendrickse LOVES the game of soccer (or football as some might say)! He believes in hard work, conditioning, and creating a positive environment where players can thrive and enjoy the beautiful game. Luke is a strong believer in encouraging teamwork and strives to create an atmosphere where everyone can be successful. He looks forward to coaching students at DSC!
Mark Hill - U20 Mixed Touch Rugby
Mr. Hill has coached and played rugby for more years than he can count!. He is a qualified Level 1 and Rugby 7s coach. He has also coached girls Rugby 7s and Touch Rugby.
Laura Jiang - U20 Girls Basketball
Ms. Jiang graduated from the University of Alberta, with a major in Physical Education. She enjoys playing Tennis, Volleyball and Frisbee during her spare time. She is coaching the U20 Girls Basketball and U12 Girls Volleyball teams this year.
Garfield Lem - U14 Badminton & Sr. Ultimate Frisbee
Mr. Lem loves to stay active during his free time. His main sports are badminton and ball hockey. When he is not playing ball hockey on a Saturday morning, You may find Mr. Lem somewhere on top of a mountain enjoying the scenery and hiking. Keep active and have fun!
Kit Leung - U16 Badminton
Mr. Leung had been coaching badminton at DSC international school since 2018. Before he joined DSC international school, he coached the basketball team at The Harbour School. Both coaching and badminton are his passions and he is looking forward to continue coaching the badminton team at DSC International School.
Ena Liu - G9-12 Track and Field
Ms. Liu is originally from Toronto, Canada and has been teaching for over 10 years. She has been a teacher at DSC since 2018 and is currently teaching Business, Economics, and Geography. She began coaching in 2018 and besides coaching track and field she has coached U20 Basketball, U14 Basketball, and Sailing. In her spare time, Ms. Liu enjoys traveling, playing her guitar and trying new recipes.
Paul Miles - U14 Boys Basketball
Mr. Miles has coached the U14 Boys Basketball Team since 2008. He is excited to be back at coaching! Mr. Miles has a love of basketball and anything active outside. He believes in teamwork, positivity and sportsmanship. Also, that anything is possible with hard work and practice.
Thomas Murray - U20 Boys Basketball
Mr. Murray has been a dedicated coach to both Girls and Boys basketball since his arrival at DSC International School. Mr. Murray grew up watching and playing basketball from a young age and fell in love with the sport instantly. He is a great believer in teamwork and striving to be the best we can be in any sport. Mr. Murray's knowledge of basketball came from playing 3 on 3 growing up, but he loves taking his knowledge and adapting it to full court 5 on 5. It has been one of the biggest pleasures of his career coaching basketball for DSC International School.
Dustin Orser - U20 Badminton
Mr. Orser has a background in Physical Education. He has been a dedicated coach at DSC for many years and loves all things sports. He enjoys coaching anything that requires a racket, specifically badminton and squash.
Sarah Aba Richard - U20 Mixed Ball Hockey and U20 Boys Volleyball
Ms. Richard has grown up playing a variety of sports, specifically ice hockey, soccer, and Karate. She has been a dedicated ball hockey and volleyball coach for many years at DSC. In her free time you can often find her hiking on Hong Kong mountains.
Cody Sears - G9-12 Track and Field , U20 Boys Soccer
Mr. Sears grew up eating, breathing and living a variety of sports. He believes in fostering positive connections between teammates while still maintaining competitive practices ahead of competitions. He has been involved in sports for over 10 years coaching volleyball and track.
Zoë Smith - Jr. Ultimate Frisbee
Ms. Smith has played many sports throughout her life and considers herself a lifelong athlete. Currently, she plays rugby outside of school for Valley RFC and the Hong Kong Women's National team.
Jonathan Szychta - Mixed Ball Hockey
Mr. Szychta currently plays for the Hong Kong Tycoons of the CIHL, Hong Kong's top ice hockey league. Since arriving in Hong Kong Mr. Szychta has played a total of 124 games amassing 113 goals and 139 assists. He has won three league championships and was the 2017-2018 playoff MVP. He brings over 30 years of hockey experience to DSC Ball Hockey Team.
Jessica Teague - U12 Girls Soccer, Jr. Cross Country
Ms. Teague is in her 7th year of teaching at DSC and has been coaching a variety of sports over the years, such as basketball, cross country and soccer. She is excited to coach the U12 Girls Soccer team this year, as she grew up playing competitive soccer back in Canada and hopes to help young players develop their skills and confidence in the sport. See you on the field, Dragons!
James Waller - U14 Boys Basketball
Mr. Waller has been teaching at DSC International School for 13 years. In that time, he has coached basketball at various age groups in both the Boys and Girls divisions. Mr. Waller is a lifelong fan of basketball, and creates an environment of teamwork on the court every season!
Vivian Yung - Jr. Cross Country
Ms. Yung is an advocate of an active and healthy lifestyle. She enjoys going on hikes or cycling around to explore new cities. She hopes to encourage young runners to improve their endurance while having fun.