Name: Jake Kortbein
School: Oshkosh West
Year in School: Senior
Sports: Cross Country, Hockey, Track and Field
Other school clubs/activities: DARE Role Model, C.A.R.E Days, FANS
Parents’ names: Dan and Tracy
Siblings’ names: Daniel
Favorite aspect of your school: Everybody has a lot of school spirit and we all support each other in everything we do.
What is your favorite class? Marketing Essentials
Who is your favorite teacher? Ms. Sniadajewski
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? "If you want to win games you have to score goals and if you want to score goals you have to put the puck in the net" -Coach Beaulieu
Favorite youth coach: My dad, Dan Kortbein
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Neenah
Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Zach Wilson - Fond du Lac
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Winning our Ice Hawks Fight Cancer (pink the rink) game 3-2 in overtime. It was an exciting game and we raised a lot of money for the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation.
Favorite professional team: Washington Capitals
Favorite professional athlete: Alex Ovechkin and Ryan Braun
College or post-high school plans: I am still deciding between a few UW schools.
What is your desired major/career field? Sports Marketing
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I'm not a great singer but I still like to jam.
What is at the top of your “bucket list?” I would like to be the President of the United States.
What is your dream job? Starting defenseman for the Washington Capitals
Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Donald Trump
When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... What is a weekend off of sports?!
A non-athletic talent I have is…: Winning Fantasy Football championships.