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FVA Student-Athlete Spotlight

FVA Spotlight: Tatum Hammen, Hortonville Basketball

Name: Tatum Hammen

School: Hortonville

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Basketball

Other school clubs/activities: Link Crew, Spirit Club, Sources of Strength, National Honor Society, German National Honor Society 

Parents’ names: Ed and Jenifer Hammen

Siblings’ names: Teagan and Trayden 

Favorite aspect of your school: How the teaching staff is always willing to help even if they don’t have you in class. 

What is your favorite class? AP Psychology 

Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Elhke 

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? “You’re not tired. I know you’re not tired. I know you can give more.”

Favorite youth coach: Steven Baker 

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

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Emily LaChapell - Appleton East

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Playing tag with my teammates last basketball season. 

Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers 

Favorite professional athlete: Davante Adams

College or post-high school plans: Attend UW La-Crosse

What is your desired major/career field? The medical field 

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I love to go hunting and ice fishing

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Go to the Super Bowl 

What is your dream job? To be a Physical Therapist 

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Kamy Peppler 

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... In the deer stand or on the ice. 

A non-athletic talent I have is…: Champion cribbage and cornhole player