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The Athlete Life team runs workshops to empower, equip and guide student-athletes for a balanced life. Scroll down for a list of workshops available. Click on the red title link for more information on each workshop. Please find out more about our team below.

For further enquiries, please email: Zheng Yu or Noor 

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Nooraini Salleh Low Zheng Yu  Leela Narayana Samy
Nooraini (Noor) has been a Manager in the Athlete Life department since Oct 2021. She supports student-athletes with various psychosocial and mental health issues. Noor is a member of the Singapore Association of Counselling. She holds a Master of Social Science (Professional Counselling) from the Swinburne University of Technology and a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision. Noor is also a certified Mindfulness facilitator.

Noor had over 30 years of experience in the aviation industry before joining NYSI. She is grateful for her experience leading a team of staff in a children's residential care home setting. She also worked with a trans-disciplinary team of therapists serving children with special needs and their families.

Noor is a voracious reader who enjoys moving through asanas in yoga classes.
Low Zheng Yu is a Senior Executive, Athlete Life, at NYSI. He has been with NYSI full-time since May 2021.

Before joining NYSI full-time, Zheng Yu was a photojournalist at redsports.sg, a local sports news website covering the Singapore school sports scene. He also interned at THERIS, an organisation focused on equine-assisted therapy. In addition, he interned with the NYSI Athlete Life team back in 2019 where he created educational content for the student-athletes.

Zheng Yu completed his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Honours (Merit) in June 2021, offered by Nanyang Technological University.

He enjoys playing basketball and softball and has an interest in the sneaker culture. Zheng Yu has a passion for anything sports.

Leela joined the Athlete Life department as Manager, Athlete Life, back in Nov 2023. She works with the team to support the athletes’ psychosocial wellbeing and quality of life. 

Leela has more than a decade of experience working in the Social Service Sector providing counseling and support services to children, adolescents, and their families addressing issues such as behavioral problems, mental health challenges, family dynamics, and interpersonal relationships.

She is a registered Social Worker with Singapore Association of Social Workers (SASW). 
Leela is also an ACTA certified trainer and a certified Forest Therapy Guide.

Leela is a passionate reader with a love for nature. She not only immerses herself in the captivating worlds of books but also finds solace and inspiration in the beauty of nature. In her quest for holistic well-being, Leela actively practices both Muay Thai and Yoga
 finding balance and strength through these disciplines. 



FOR ATHLETES

Duration: 90 mins

My transitions - expecting the unexpected


Venue: NYSI@5D Stadium Lane, NYSI@Singapore Sports School 
(For Singapore Sports School students only)

Available slots for each session: 15

To register, please email: nooraini_salleh@nysi.org.sg or low_zheng_yu@nysi.org.sg



Venue: NYSI@5D Stadium Lane, NYSI@Singapore Sports School (For Singapore Sports School students only)

Available slots for each session: 15


To register, please email: nooraini_salleh@nysi.org.sg or low_zheng_yu@nysi.org.sg



Venue: NYSI@5D Stadium Lane, NYSI@Singapore Sports School (For Singapore Sports School students only)

Available slots for each session: 10


To register, please email: nooraini_salleh@nysi.org.sg or low_zheng_yu@nysi.org.sg


My handphone and me


Venue: NYSI@5D Stadium Lane, NYSI@Singapore Sports School 
(For Singapore Sports School students only)


Available slots for each session: 10


To register, please email: nooraini_salleh@nysi.org.sg or low_zheng_yu@nysi.org.sg


How to tell your story


Venue: NYSI@5D Stadium Lane, NYSI@Singapore Sports School 
(For Singapore Sports School students only)


Available slots for each session: 5


To register, please email: nooraini_salleh@nysi.org.sg or low_zheng_yu@nysi.org.sg


My life as a student-athlete


Venue: NYSI@5D Stadium Lane, NYSI@Singapore Sports School 
(For Singapore Sports School Students Only)


Available slots for each session: 15


To register, please email: nooraini_salleh@nysi.org.sg or low_zheng_yu@nysi.org.sg


My education pathways - options & perspectives


Venue: NYSI@5D Stadium Lane, NYSI@Singapore Sports School 
(For Singapore Sports School students only)


Available slots for each session: 15


To register, please email to: nooraini_salleh@nysi.org.sg or low_zheng_yu@nysi.org.sg


Anxiety, depression & self-harm - can it happen to me?


Venue: NYSI@5D Stadium Lane, NYSI@Singapore Sports School (For Singapore Sports School students only)


Available slots for each session: 15


To register, please email: nooraini_salleh@nysi.org.sg or low_zheng_yu@nysi.org.sg


Cultivating a safe sport environment


Venue: NYSI@5D Stadium Lane, NYSI@Singapore Sports School 
(For Singapore Sports School students only)


Available slots for each session: 15


To register, please email: nooraini_salleh@nysi.org.sg or low_zheng_yu@nysi.org.sg


Understanding that 'time of the month' for female student-athletes (females only)


Venue: NYSI@5D Stadium Lane, NYSI@Singapore Sports School (For Singapore Sports School students only)


Each session: Minimum 5 participants


To register, please email: nooraini_salleh@nysi.org.sg or low_zheng_yu@nysi.org.sg


Boundaries - How To Protect Yourself


Venue: NYSI@5D Stadium Lane, NYSI@Singapore Sports School (For Singapore Sports School students only)


Available slots for each session: 10


To register, please email: nooraini_salleh@nysi.org.sg or low_zheng_yu@nysi.org.sg

Doping 101


Venue: NYSI@5D Stadium Lane, NYSI@Singapore Sports School (For Singapore Sports School students only)


Available slots for each session: 10


To register, please email: nooraini_salleh@nysi.org.sg or low_zheng_yu@nysi.org.sg


FOR PARENTS

Duration: 120 mins

My Journey As A Sporting Parent


Venue: NYSI@5D Stadium Lane, NYSI@Singapore Sports School 
(For Parents of Singapore Sports School students only)


Available slots for each session: 15


To register, please email: nooraini_salleh@nysi.org.sg or low_zheng_yu@nysi.org.sg


My Journey To Understanding My Child, The Student-Athlete


Venue: NYSI@5D Stadium Lane, NYSI@Singapore Sports School 
(For Parents of Singapore Sports School students only)


Available slots for each session: 15


To register, please email: nooraini_salleh@nysi.org.sg or low_zheng_yu@nysi.org.sg


My Journey To Understanding My Child's Sporting Environment


Venue: NYSI@5D Stadium Lane, NYSI@Singapore Sports School 
(For Parents of Singapore Sports School sudents only)


Available slots for each session: 15


To register, please email: nooraini_salleh@nysi.org.sg or low_zheng_yu@nysi.org.sg