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Coaching Team

Corry Day (Head Coach Day) swim@isb.ac.th

Coach Day is in his 6th year as head coach of the ISB Panther Swim Team. He began his swimming career at the age of 5, swimming for the Nipawin Lions Swim Club, where he later became a coach. During his 16 years as a competitive swimmer, he represented Saskatchewan at the Western Summer Games, and was part of the Regina Laser Swim Club and Seoul Masters Swimming.

Coach Day has achieved his level 5 Certified Coach with ASCA (American Swim Coach Association). He has also worked with the Regina Lasers, the University of Regina, the Seoul Masters and the Shanghai American School as Varsity Head Coach.

Coach Day brings to ISB a strong international swimming and coaching background as well as expertise in the science and physiology of sports, gained as an exercise therapist working with athletes from the Canadian Track and Field Team, the Canadian Football League and the NHL. Throughtout his carreer he has earned a Bachelors Degree in Excercise Physiology and Education, along with a Masters Degree in Education. 

 

Ratapong Sirisanont (Assistant Head Coach Nuk)  nukisb@gmail.com

Coach Nuk has been with ISB for 9 years now. He is a 4 time Olympic swimmer for Thailand; specializing in the Individual Medley and Breaststroke events.  After attending Prep School swimming power Bowles Academy, he graduated from University of California at Berkeley in 2001 and competed in the NCAA Division 1 Championships 4 times.  As a coach, he was Thailand National Coach for the Southeast Asian Age Groups Championships in 2006 and 2007 as well as being District 10 Coach for the Thailand Youth games and National Games in 2007.  He brings excellent experience and enthusiasm to our program.  Coach Nuk is the Assistant Head Coach and is also our main liaison to the Thailand Swim Association.

Coach Nuk is a level 2 ASCA Certified Coach.

 

Neeranuch Chantrakulchote (Coach Nuch) neeranuch_ch@hotmail.co.th

This is Coach Nuch's 3rd year with the swim team. She is coming to us from coaching younger swimmers (ages 2-8) at Baby Swimming Co.,Ltd. (Certified by ASCTA). She has also coached at Vision Swimming Academy and Satit Pattana School.

Coach Nuch is a multi sport athlete and coach. She has also worked as Assistant diving coach at Thammasat University (Affiliated to Thailand Swimming Association).

As a University and High School athlete she competed in both Diving and Swimming at Thammasat University. Coach Nuch is also a Level 2 Certified ASCA Coach.

 

Chavisa Thaveesupsoonthorn (Coach Noey) cthaveesupsoonthorn@gmail.comCoach Noey joined our PST coaching staff in 2014 and is excited to work with our swimmers. She represented Thailand as a Thai National Swimmer for 10 years. Specializing in the Individual Medley and Backstroke events, she competed in both the 2004 and 2008 Olympic games. She moved to the US to attend college, swimming as a Division I (NCAA) athlete for the University of Nevada, Reno, where she recently graduated. She has also earned her Level 3 Swim Coach Certification from the American Swimming Coach Association (ASCA).

 

Kittipong Kaewkarinkanok(coach Benz) swimboykittipong@gmail.com

Coach Benz comes to us from The American School of Bangkok. Benz spent 6 years with ASB and the head coach of that program. Before ASB, Benz coached with Shrewsbury for 2 years. Before entering the international school world, Coach Benz was an assitant coach for 3 years with Parchanivet Swim Club. We are looking forward to benefiting from Benz's 11 years of coaching experience.

As a swimmers Benz competiting for Thailands National team at the 2003/09 SEA Games and the 2007/05/ Asian Games. He also competed at the University Games and Thailand National Championships. 

Coach Benz is a American Swim Coach Level 2 and will be working towards his level 3 with the rest of our coaching staff over the next year. 

 

Coach Nat (Preyanuch Chantrakulchote) preyanuch.c@hotmail.com

Coach Nat is entering her 3rd year as a ISB Coach and has been working with our 8 and under swimmers.

As a swimmer, Coach Nat competed at the University Games on 3 different occassions from 2007-2009. She graduated from Assumption University and began coaching with the Thai Canadian Community Sports Club and Vision Swim Academy.

She is now starting her 2nd full year at ISB and is a Level 2 ASCA (American Swim Coach Assoication) Coach.   


Paween Skulgunbundit (Coach Paul) p.skulgun@gmail.com

Also starting his 3rd year with ISB, Coach Paul has worked with 10 and under swimmers.

Coach Paul started his swimming at age of six. He graduated from St.Gabriels’ College and Thammasat University. As a swimmer, he represented for Thailand’s SEA age group for many years and also competed in University Games. For the past few years, he assisted for coach at St.Gabriels’ College. He is now starting his second year at ISB Panther Swim Team and currently holding a Level 2 ASCA (American Swim Coach Association) coach. He also has Water Safety Instructor Certificate which is to teach beginning level swimmer.    

 

Akiko Nagamine (Coach Akiko) akikon@isb.ac.th

Coach Akiko has been a part of the ISB swim team landscape for many years. She was a four year ISB swimmer herself and graduated in 2004. Since her employment with ISB as an Elementary Teacher, she has been a Varsity Assistant Coach. 

Last year she decided to increase her commitment to the team by teaching all 3 seasons with the High School team. 

Coach Akiko is also a Level 2 Certified ASCA Coach. 

 

Jiratida Phinyosophon (Coach Jan) jiratida.ph@gmail.com

This is Coach 2nd full year with ISB. As a swimmer she represented Thailand as a national swimmer for almost 7 years. Her career highlight was recieving a gold medal for individual women’s 200-meter freestyle at 23rd Southeast Asian Games 2005 at Philippines which I could use this successful to qualify to 15th Asian Game 2006 at Qatar and FINA World Championship.

She has studied in New Zealand and has earned a MBA from Bangkok University. 

Coach Jan is also a Level 2 Certified ASCA Coach. 

 

 

Sansupak Sakdee (Coach Mon) sagdee@hotmail.com

Coach Mon is now entering his second year here at ISB, he comes to us this year from St. Andrews Sukumvit where he has been a coach and PE Aquatics for 9 years.

As a swimmer he competed with Srinakharinwirot University here in Thailand where he was a middle distance freestyler. 

Coach Mon is a early years specialist and looks forward to working with our younger developmental swimmers. 

 

Pakhawan Kasemsedthi (Coach Gibby) pakhawank2501@gmail.com

Coach Gibby is entering her 5th year here at ISB. Before ISB she was part of the coaching team at The Royal Bangkok Sports Club for 12 years. She has had numerous other coaching positions both her in Thailand as well as over seas in Australia. 

Coach Gibby specializes in our newest Panther Swimmers. She has the very important position of helping our newbie swimmers learn what it means to be a competitive swimmers while acquiring all the foundational swimming skills they will need for the rest of their swimming career.