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FVA Student-Athlete Spotlight

FVA Spotlight: Joey Reader, Appleton West Football, Basketball and Track and Field

Name: Joey Reader

School: Appleton West

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Basketball, Football, Track and Field

Other school clubs/activities: Legends Club

Parents’ names: Rick and Julie Reader

Siblings’ names: Matt and Emma

Favorite aspect of your school: It's an old school with great history and stories of many generations before us.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Special Olympics, its a great organization that gives everyone a chance to do what they love.

What is your favorite class? Theater Production

Who is your favorite teacher? Steph Gorges

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Buy-in to the system and football up.

Favorite youth coach: My dad

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Kaukauna

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Jordan McCabe of Kaukauna, Connor Zirpel and Parker Schuh of Kimbery

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Hitting the game winner against Oshkosh North in sectional semis my junior year.

Favorite professional team: Milwaukee Bucks

Favorite professional athlete: Giannis Antetokounmpo

College or post-high school plans: Playing football at the University of Upper Iowa

What is your desired major/career field? Education

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Meeting Giannis

What is your dream job? Teaching in Las Vegas

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Adam Gruett @Agruett32

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... With Griffin Milliren, Nick Brinkman, or Kate Gore

A non-athletic talent I have is…: Eating