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FVA Student-Athlete Spotlight

FVA Spotlight: Tyresse Hoefler, Appleton East Football, Track and Field and Wrestling

Name: Tyresse Hoefler

School: Appleton East

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Football, Track and Field, Wrestling

Parents’ names: Amber Nelson and Antonio Gray 

Siblings’ names: Isaiah, Trae, Trevor and Zoey

Favorite aspect of your school: What I like about school is being involved in sports. It allows me to be part of a team make good friends and good memories. I also like the teachers as they are very supportive of what we as students decide to do with our future. 

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? I helped serve breakfast at a homeless shelter during the winter. It was rewarding to me because there are so many people that go without food and I was able to help provide them a meal.

What is your favorite class? Math 

Who is your favorite teacher? Barb Krause

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? The best advice my coaches have given me and the rest of the team is our motto, "doesn't matter, get better", not just in sports but in everything you do in life and to always be a leader.

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA/VFA? Wausau West 

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Sam Jung, Neenah

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: My favorite memory was when I was interviewed by channel 5 news, and being rewarded the 4th top play of the week after I had an exceptional football game against Neenah.

Favorite professional athlete: Jalen Ramsey

College or post-high school plans: Play college football

What is your desired major/career field? Physical education teacher

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I have a learning disability 

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” travel the world 

What is your dream job? helping kids

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Donald de la Haye 

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... At the gym working out 

A non-athletic talent I have is…: cooking