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Noah Gansen, Appleton North

FVA Spotlight: Noah Gansen, Appleton North Soccer

Each week during the 2015-16 school year, the Fox Valley Association will feature two student-athletes (one male and one female) from one of its 10 schools for a "Student-Athlete Spotlight" Q & A segment. The segments will be posted every Tuesday and Thursday and individuals are selected by the school.

Name: Noah Gansen
School: Appleton North
Sports: Soccer
Other school clubs/activities: Varsity Math Team, NHS, Link crew, Band
Parents’ names: Terry and Jennifer Gansen
Siblings’ names: David Gansen
Favorite aspect of your school: Free candy from Rodney
If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Being a buddy in the Miracle League is the most rewarding thing I've done. We got to make new friends and give other kids the opportunity to participate in sports, which have been such a huge part of my life.
College or post-high school plans: Go to college, change the world
What is your desired major/career field? Something mathy, I'm not sure yet
What is your favorite class? AP Physics
Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Ramponi
Favorite youth coach: Joe Kuester
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? If you want to play when the lights are on, you have to put the work in when the lights are off.
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I'm also an All-conference mathlete
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Neenah
Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Osman Bajraktarevic, Appleton North
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Dropping 7 threes in an intramural basketball game to 21
Favorite professional team: Classic XI team in FIFA
Favorite professional athlete: Aaron Rodgers
What is at the top of your “bucket list?” graduating high school
What is your dream job? trophy husband
Favorite person to follow on Twitter: @sophie_mariano
A non-athletic talent I have is…: playing musical instruments