For the past 23 years, the Yonsei Basketball Association has provided an opportunity for middle school-aged youth to learn about the importance of Japanese culture, family values, and community participation. These experiences will surely play an important role in the development of the character in our youth. Yonsei will be[…]
This year’s team will be traveling to Matsue, Japan. Coaches for the Yonsei 24 team are Girl’s Head Coach, Allison Taka and Assistant Coach, Melanie Schmitz; Boy’s Head Coach, Dayn Araki and Assistant Coach, Ryan Lee. Congratulations to: Girls Boys Rachel Arakawa Kara Chu Allyson Hirano Katie Ikemoto Kylee Ishibashi Makani[…]
Working with our Yonsei 24 players and preparing them for their Goodwill tour to Matsue, Japan are Boy’s Head Coach Dayn Araki and Girl’s Head Coach Allison Taka. Their assistant coaches are Ryan Lee and Melanie Schmitz. Dayn Araki has coached basketball for the past nine years at Foothill High School; three years as[…]
The 2017 Goodwill Exchange Tour will visit Matsue, is the capital city of Shimane Prefecture, Japan. Known as the “city of water,” Matsue is located in the south of Honshu Island off the coast of the Sea of Japan. A former feudal stronghold, Matsue is a true castle town crossed with many[…]
Congratulations to Shaye Uyematsu, Lindsay Masukawa (pictured with Yonsei President Jim Matsushita), Danielle Yang and Zachary Ishimoto…recipients of this year’s Yonsei Scholarships Sue Kamiyama Scholarship – Danielle Yang Danielle graduated from La Canada High School with a 3.8 unweighted GPA. She will be attending UC Berkeley. Danielle participated in numerous[…]
Congratulations to Kole Kikuta and Katie Osako, the Y24 winners in the recent annual Glenn Yamashita Shoot-a-Thon Scholarship contest. Kole made 87 out of 100 free throw attempts and Katie made 88 free throws.