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Jake Kortbein, Oshkosh West

FVA Spotlight: Jake Kortbein, Oshkosh West Cross Country, Hockey and Track and Field

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.