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Ashley Wissink, Oshkosh North

FVA Spotlight: Ashley Wissink, Oshkosh North Basketball, Tennis and Track and Field

Name: Ashley Wissink

School: Oshkosh North

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Basketball, Tennis, Track and Field

Other school clubs/activities: Student Council, Link Crew, Spartan Support

Parents’ names: Dan and Linda Wissink

Siblings’ names: Shane Wissink

Favorite aspect of your school: My favorite aspect of my school would be the teachers and coaches who will always go the extra mile to help you succeed.  

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? I am in a program called Communities and we are all about serving our community through projects that we do. The one that I thought was the most rewarding was our DiverCity at Work project where we helped local refugees find employment by hosting a job fair.

What is your favorite class? Biology

Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Leib

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? When you make mistakes during a game you need to always remember to put them in the past and not dread on them so you can benefit your team.

Favorite youth coach: Kelly Tyriver

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Neenah

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Shea Dechant, Kimberly

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Beating Kimberly this year because we haven't been able to do that as a program since 2004.

Favorite professional team: Milwaukee Bucks

Favorite professional athlete: Malcolm Brogdon

College or post-high school plans: Undecided

What is your desired major/career field? Physical Therapy

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I have never broken a bone (knock on wood)

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” To skydive

What is your dream job? Physical Therapist

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: @s_wissink5, my brother

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... Hanging out with friends or shopping

A non-athletic talent I have is…: I enjoy baking cakes