Prep profile: Valders' Zack Goedeke

Prep profile: Valders' Zack Goedeke


Prep profile: Valders' Zack Goedeke




Sport Zack competes in


All-time team sports achievement

“Beating Brillion at home this year.”

All-time individual achievement

“Being named 1st-team All Olympian Conference and 1st-team all area last year.”

No. 1 athletic goal

“Make it to State this year.”

Zack’s thoughts

“I’m getting used to the new offense for this season and we are starting to play more as a team the farther we get into the season.”

Coach Trevor Schwoerer’s thoughts

“Zach has taken his game to another level, even from summer to know he’s really progressed. He was good last season but he’s taken his game to the next level where he’s finishing with more confidence than he ever has before. Zach is more of a quiet individual, he kind of keeps to himself but this year another thing he’s done is talking more and more every single day in practice. He’s talking more to his teammates and taken the next step in terms of being a leader. He wasn’t a captain to start the season but by our fourth or fifth game he became one and has flourished in that role.”

Zack’s favorites

* Sport: Basketball

* Pro/college athlete: Richard Sherman

* Pro/college team: Kansas

* Musical artist or group: Chief Keef

* Song of all time: “Work remix” by ASAP Ferg

* TV show: “How I Met Your Mother”

* Movie: “21 Jumpstreet”

* Class: Physics

* Food: Lobster

* Saying or piece of advice: “Watch this young bloods.”

* Hobby: Waterfowl hunting and fishing

What if …

* You could be any celebrity on earth for a week. Who would it be? Johnny Manziel

* You could listen to a song minutes before the biggest athletic event of your life to get you hyped. What would it be? “Type of way” by Rich Homie Quan

* You could meet one famous person, a non-athlete, who would it be? Fred Zink

Quick Q&A

* Who inspires you most? My Grandpa

* What is your dream vacation destination? The Bahamas

* Who’s the toughest opponent you have ever faced? “Illinois Wolves during AAU.”

* What’s your No. 1 pet peeve? “Not hustling in basketball.”

* What do you want to do for a living? “Be a soil and water scientist.”

* Why are sports important to you? “They help me get away from school and allow me to do something that I like.”

* Which Facebook friend has the most interesting status updates and best photos? Tyson Sundsmo

* What’s your strength as a person? “I don’t quit.”

* What do you still need to work on? “My outside game and ball handling.”

* Do you have any pre-game rituals? “Visualize myself being very smooth out on the court.”

* Top person you follow, or would follow, on Twitter? Tyson Sundsmo


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