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Jack Dorner, Neenah

FVA Spotlight: Jack Dorner, Neenah Cross Country, Swimming and Diving and Track and Field

Name: Jack Dorner

School: Neenah

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Cross Country, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field

Other school clubs/activities: Student Activity Leadership Team

Parents’ names: Glen and Shelley Dorner

Siblings’ names: Lexi Dorner

Favorite aspect of your school: I love so many aspects of Neenah High School, but if I had to choose a favorite aspect I would have to go with the phenomenal teachers who truly get to know the students. They are always willing to help students when they need it and willing to work around a students schedule. 

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? I have loved volunteering for the Neenah Summer Fun Runs because I got my start in running through my involvement in this program and I enjoy helping others get the opportunity to experience the sport of running. 

What is your favorite class? Advanced Physics

Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Underhill

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? "Enjoy The Journey," meaning don't be so focused on your goals that you forget to take the time to enjoy your short while with your teammates.

Favorite youth coach: Coach Desiree Lulloff

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Kimberly, they have a nice track and cross country course.

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Blake Radish from Hortonville

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Cross Country Camp at the start of each season

Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers

Favorite professional athlete: Marcedes Lewis because he is quiet, hardworking, and doesn't demand to get the ball or make the big plays.

College or post-high school plans: Attend the Milwaukee School Of Engineering and run Cross Country and Track 

What is your desired major/career field? Software Engineering

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I love going to school and learning new things

What is at the top of your “bucket list?”  Complete an Ironman

What is your dream job? Computer Programmer and eventually Manager somewhere in the Fox Valley and assistant coach for the Neenah Cross Country and Track Teams

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: I don't really use social media

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... At home playing board games with my friends or family

A non-athletic talent I have is…: I am pretty good at board games