Name: Travis Schmitz
Year in School: Senior
Parents’ names: Rick Schmitz (Dad), Amanda Moede (Mom), Emily Schmitz (Step-mom)
Siblings’ names: Kayla & Corinne Schmitz
Favorite aspect of your school: I like the aspect of being able to learn new things everyday when I go to school in person, and have the ability to also help teach and tutor other classmates and friends when they need help.
What is your favorite class? Chemistry
Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Stormer
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Do what makes you happy, not what makes everyone else happy.
Favorite youth coach: Will Grier
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Appleton North
Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Nick Milani, Appleton North
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: When playing teams in the FVA, I am competing against teammates that I have played with in club, such as Nick and most of the Appleton North soccer team. It adds a more fun aspect to the game to where I know I am competing against friends that I can talk and have fun with while on the field.
Favorite professional team: FC Barcelona
Favorite professional athlete: Lionel Messi
College or post-high school plans: Up in the air. I have not yet chosen a college to attend but look for the chance to play soccer at a collegiate level.
What is your desired major/career field? Mechanical Engineering
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I traveled down to Milwaukee during the winters for soccer on weeknights my sophomore and junior year.
What is at the top of your “bucket list?” To go skydiving
What is your dream job? Aeronautical Engineer in Colorado
Favorite person to follow on Social Media: theprosoccerclips
When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... In the woods
A non-athletic talent I have is…: Archery