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Austin Baatz, Fond du Lac

FVA Spotlight: Austin Baatz, Fond du Lac Football, Track and Field and Wrestling

Name: Austin Baatz

School: Fond du Lac

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Football, Track and Field, Wrestling

Other school clubs/activities: Hiking, snowboarding, bicycling, climbing

Parents’ names: Jason and Evonne Schmitz

Favorite aspect of your school: All the different opportunities that it presents to you 

What is your favorite class? Strength & Conditioning

Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Rosencrans

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? You have to get mean, you are too nice

Favorite youth coach: Mike Naker

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Oshkosh Kolf center

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Nick Papanno - Kimberly

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Mainly all the new people I get to meet

Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers

Favorite professional athlete: Aaron Rodgers

College or post-high school plans: going to Moraine Park Technical College

What is your desired major/career field? Becoming a Fire medic

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: that I can be easy to talk to

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” going skydiving

What is your dream job? To be a NFL player

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Dwayne Johnson

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... outside being active with my friends

A non-athletic talent I have is…: When I want I can talk for a while