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Sam Radtke, Kimberly

FVA Spotlight: Sam Radtke, Kimberly Track and Field and Volleyball

Name: Sam Radtke

School: Kimberly

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Track and Field, Volleyball

Other school clubs/activities: Piano, PEACEMakers, Link Crew

Parents’ names: Tony and Julie

Siblings’ names: Joe and Jill

Favorite aspect of your school: The coaches and teachers are awesome, and almost everyone is always giving their best effort.

What is your favorite class? Calculus

Who is your favorite teacher? Kathryn Koenig

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Stay positive, it is really helpful both in and outside the athletic arena

Favorite youth coach: Steve Jorgenson

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Appleton West

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Austin Bella (Kaukauna)

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Beating Marquette in a tournament my Junior year

Favorite professional team: Maddison and Riley McKibben (beach volleyball)

Favorite professional athlete: Gianmarco Tamberi

College or post-high school plans: UW Madison

What is your desired major/career field? Engineering Mechanics and Astronautics

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I can play the piano and the ukulele

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Climb a mountain

What is your dream job? Propulsion Engineer for NASA

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: the account wsl (world surfing league)

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... playing Xbox

A non-athletic talent I have is…: Math