Sport

GISST and Inter-School Program

The FIS Sports Vision

The FIS Sports Program strives to offer students the chance to develop through sports. Through a wide variety of sporting opportunities, students will have the ability to grow physically, mentally, and socially. Teamwork, dedication, goal setting, and a sense of community are the main components of the FIS Sports Program. Coaches and staff members all teach the same sports’ philosophy focused on fair play, individual and team growth, and having fun.

The online registration for the upcoming Winter Season is now open and will close on Friday, 2 December at 9:00. To register your child to participate in the FIS Sports Program (GISST), please go to the FIS Parent Portal and click on the “Booking Activities” icon. You can sign up your child for any sport offered to his/her grade level this Winter season. Admission to any training group will only be possible for those students registered beforehand.

We run a parallel U14 and Varsity Badminton program. The training sessions are twice a week during the competitive Fall season, and once a week for the prep season. GISST Badminton teams of eight selected players, 4 boys and 4 girls represent the FIS at the final tournament to culminate the season. As of this school year, we also offer training possibilities for students in Grades 3 and 4 as a part of our After School Activity Program.

Facilities:
13 indoor courts

Teams:
U14 mixed
Varsity mixed

Coaching Team:
Ramona Stenzel
Daniel Paulini (U14)
Elias Ruf (Varsity)

Prep Season:
January – June 2023

Pre-Season Training:
TBC, 16:00 – 17:30

GISST Season:
September 19 – December 7, 2022

GISST Training:
Monday, 16:00 – 17:30
Wednesday, 16:00 – 17:30

Friendly Schedule:
October 15, 2022 @FIS
October 22, 2022 @BIS

GISST Tournaments:
U14, December 8-10, 2022 @ISHR
Varsity, December 8-10, 2022 @FIS

Best result:
U14 Girls 1st Place 2016/2017
U14 Girls Sportsmanship Award 2016/2017, 2018/2019
U14 Boys 3rd place 2018/2019
U14 Boys Sportsmanship Award 2015/2016, 2019/2020
Varsity Girls 2nd Place 2017/2018, 2019/2020
Varsity Boys Sportsmanship Award 2017/2018

Basketball is a very popular sport among FIS students, and we have both U14 and Varsity boys and girls teams. All our Basketball teams regularly take part in the GISST competition as well as City Championships (“Jugend trainiert für Olympia”). Sometimes we also organize individual training sessions or basketball camps during holidays.

Facilities:
5 indoor and 1 all-weather outdoor courts

Teams:
U14 Boys, U14 Girls
Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls

Coaching Team:
Teresa Strauss (U14 Girls)
Kristijan Vidovic (U14 Boys)
Christopher Keninger (Varsity Girls)
Frank Wölfel (Varsity Boys)

Prep Season:
September 20 – December 1, 2022
Mid of April – end of June, 2023

Prep Season Training:
U14 Thursday, 16:00 – 17:30

GISST Season:
U14 December 5, 2022 – March 22, 2023
Varsity December 6, 2022 – March 14, 2023

GISST Training:
U14 Monday and Wednesday, 16:00 – 17:30
Varsity Tuesday and Thursday, 16:00 – 17:30

Friendly Schedule:
Varsity Girls February 11, 2023 @ISS
Varsity Boys 11, 2023 @BIS
U14 Girls February 11, 2023 @ISU
U14 Boys February 11, 2023 @FIS

GISST Tournament:
U14 Boys March 23 – 25 @BIS
U14 Girls March 23 – 25 @ISS
Varsity Boys March 16 – 18 @ISU
Varsity Girls March 16 – 18 @FIS

Best result:
U14 Girls 2nd Place 2016/2017
Varsity Girls 3rd Place 2015/2016
U14 Girls 2nd Place 2014/2015
U14 Boys 3rd Place 2012/2013, 2017/2018 and 2018/2019

Football is the most popular sport at the FIS at the moment, with more than 80 active players from Grade 5 to 12. With an easy access to the SpVgg football facilities just across the street, and an experienced coaching team, the FIS provides excellent opportunities for boys and girls interested in football to further develop their skills.

Facilities:
1 small-side pitch and external (SpVgg)

Teams:
U14 Boys, U14 Girls
Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls

Coaching Team:
Sebastian Orellana Prado (U14 & Varsity Girls)
Derek Hyde (U14 boys)
Bernardo Amaro (Varsity Boys)

Prep Season: Spring 2023

Prep Season Training:
TBC

GISST Season:
September 5 – November 14, 2022 (U14 Boys)
September 5 – November 23, 2022 (Varsity Boys)
September 6 – November 22, 2022 (Varsity Girls)

GISST Training:
U14 & Varsity Boys, Monday and Wednesday, 15:45 – 17:15

Friendly Schedule:
Oct 22, 2022 @BIS (Varsity)
Nov 12, 2022, @ISU (Varsity Boys)

GISST Tournament:
U14 Boys Nov 16-18, 2022 @BERIS
Varsity Boys Nov 24-26, 2022 @BIS
Varsity Girls Nov 24-26, 2022 @BERIS

Best result:
Varsity Boys 1st Place 2019/2020
Varsity Girls Sportsmanship Award 2017/2018
U14 Boys 3rd Place 2012/2013
U14 Girls 2nd Place 2013/2014
U14 Girls Sportsmanship Award 2019/2020

Even though the FIS doesn’t have its own swimming pool on campus, we offer a variety of swimming opportunities for students from Grade 2 to 12. The mixed group of intermediate, advanced and competitive U14 and Varsity swimmers trains in preparation to the GISST Swimming Gala. We also offer a competitive swimming training for students in Grade 2 to 5. The FIS has numerous GISST and Inter-School medalist and is looking forward to some more!

Facilities:
External only (University pool)

Teams:
Inter-School mixed
U14 mixed
Varsity mixed

Coaching Team:
Alessia Prest (Inter-School, U14 and Varsity)
Asger Sondberg (Inter-School, U14 and Varsity)
Daria Barkova (Inter-School, U14 and Varsity)

Inter-School Training:
Friday, 14:30 – 15:15 (G2-3) / 15:15 – 16:00 (G4-5)

GISST Training:
Monday, 16:00 – 17:00 (U14 & Varsity)

Friendly Schedule:
November 19, 2023 @BIS

GISST Tournament:
U14 and Varsity, February 3-4, 2023 @ISF

Best result:
Inter-School G2-3 and G4-5 Girls 2nd Place 2016/2017
Inter-School G2-3 and G4-5 Boys 3rd Place 2016/2017 and 2018/2019
Varsity Girls 2nd Place 2016/2017

The Track and Field team is one of the most successful sports groups we have at the FIS. Our athletes from Grade 5 to 12 have been participating in the GISST competition for the last 5 years to 10 years, and have always demonstrated great performance.

We can proudly present a few of our GISST record holders:

U14 BShot PutLukas Beste12.43 m2017
U14 BHigh JumpLukas Beste1.63 m2017
U14 B800mOlivier van der Wart2:18, 132019
Varsity G100mRebecca Lowack13.21 sec2017
Varsity B400mJamie Williamson50.14 sec2015
Varsity 800mJamie Williamson1:56.97 min2015
Varsity 1500mJamie Williamson4:11.83 min2015
Varsity G4 x 100mAlbrecht, Vontsolos, Jamieson, Rattigan54.78 sec2015
Varsity B4 x 400mThieler, Janaway, Williamson, Williamson 3:36.71 min2015
U14 B200mMaximilian Thieler25.04 sec2013

Facilities:
100m Running Track, Long Jump; external (University track and field)

Teams:
U14 mixed
Varsity mixed

Coaching Team:
Carole Williamson
Jamie Williamson
Tim Dubbe
Matthew Williamson

GISST Season:
Spring 2023

GISST Training:
Tuesday and Thursday, 16:00 – 17:30

GISST Tournament:
U14 and Varsity, June 15 – 17, 2023 @BBIS

Best result:
Varsity Girls 3rd Place 2015/2016
Varsity Girls 1st Place 2014/2015
Varsity Boys 2nd Place 2014/2015
U14 Girls 1st Place 2013/2014
U14 Boys 3rd Place 2013/2014 and 2017/2018

Welcome to the FIS – the home of the GISST Volleyball Champions!

Probably one of the strongest sport programs at FIS with “The Blacks” (Varsity Girls), U14 Girls multiple GISST winners and an impressive development of U14 and Varsity Boys teams recently, we could only say: Go FIS Dragons! We are so proud of you!

Facilities:
5 indoor and 2 all-weather outdoor courts

Teams:
U14 Boys, U14 Girls
Varsity Girls (“The Blacks”), Varsity Boys

Coaching Team:
Sirpa Hope (Varsity Boys)
Adrian Haug (U14, Varsity Girls)
Nadja Manger (Varsity Girls)

Prep Season:
U14, September 23 – December 2, 2022
Varsity, January – June 2023

Prep Season Training:
U14, Friday, 15:45 – 17:00
Varsity, TBC

GISST Season:
U14, Spring 2023, tbc
Varsity, September 5 – November 30, 2022

GISST Training:
U14, Monday and Wednesday, 16:00 – 17:30
Varsity Boys, Tuesday and Thursday, 16:00 – 17:30
Varsity Girls, Monday and Wednesday, 16:00 – 17:30

Friendly Schedule:
Varsity Boys & Girls, Oct 8, 2022 @ISS
Varsity Boys & Girls, Oct 22, 2022 @FIS
Varsity Boys & Girls, Nov 12, 2022 @ISU

GISST Tournament:
Varsity Boys December 1-3, 2022 @DIS
Varsity Girls December 1-3, 2022 @STG
U14 Boys June 1-3, 2023 @STG
U14 Girls June 1-3, 2023 @DIS

Best result:
U14 Girls 1st Place 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018 and 2018/2019
U14 Boys 3rd Place 2015/2016, 2017/2018 and 2018/2019
Varsity Girls 1st Place 2015/2016, 2017/2018, 2018/2019 and 2019/2020

A relatively small group of boys and girls of all ages have represented the school at the GISST competitions since 2015. Even though still in development, our Cross Country team has already achieved success. Not only have we had medalists in all age categories, but we can also boast the GISST record holders in the Varsity Boys category – Jamie Williamson, 19:42 (2014, BBS old course), the U14 Girls – Melina Steiner (2017, BIS course), the U14 boys – Scott Simons (2017, BIS course) and the Grade 5 Girls – Aisha Derudder (2018, BBS new course).

Facilities:
External only

Teams:
Inter-School Mixed
U14 Mixed
Varsity Mixed

Coaching Team:
Jamie Williamson (Inter-School, U14)
Carole Williamson (Inter-School, U14)
Matthew Williamson (Inter-School, U14, Varsity)

Prep Season:
Spring 2023 (Inter-School)

Prep Season Training:
Monday and Wednesday, 15:45 – 16:45 (Inter-School)

GISST Season:
September 5 – October 27, 2022

GISST Training:
Inter-School (G2-5), Monday and Wednesday, 15:45 – 16:45
U14 & Varsity, Tuesday and Thursday, 15:45 – 17:15

Friendly Schedule:
September 24 @BIS

GISST Tournament:
U14 & Varsity October 6-7, 2022 @LIS

Best result:
U14 Girls 1st Place 2013/2014
U14 Boys 1st Place 2017/2018
Varsity Boys 1st Place 2012/2013

List of International Schools in the GISST

  • Bavarian International School
  • Berlin Brandenburg International School
  • Berlin British School
  • Berlin International School
  • Dresden International School
  • Franconian International School
  • International School of Frankfurt Rhein-Main
  • International School of Hannover Region
  • St Georges’ School, Duisburg-Dusseldorf
  • International School of Stuttgart
  • Leipzig International School