Athlete of the Week: Adam Zook

Name: Adam Zook

Sport: Track

Grade: 12


Adam won the 800 meter with a personal record of 2:04.

Coach Chris Shedd’s quote:

“Adam is a hard worker with a lot of talents. He has really started to shine as the weather improves.” 

EE: How did you first get involved in this sport? 

Adam: My older brother Hayden ran track so my mom signed me up in 7th grade

EE: What other sport(s) do you play?

Adam: Cross Country

EE: Favorite professional sports team? 

Adam: Pittsburgh Steelers

EE: Favorite professional athlete? 

Adam: None. They are all too self-absorbed

EE: Who is your hero? Why?

Adam: I choose not to have heroes, they will only disappoint you. You have to have self-motivation to truly be successful 

EE: Favorite band/musician?

Adam: I don’t listen to music

EE: Favorite movie?

Adam: The Godfather

EE: Favorite food?

Adam: Spaghetti and meatballs

EE: What advice would you give to younger athletes? 

Adam: Work hard and hopefully have good genetics- then you can truly be successful

EE: What are your future goals?

Adam:  I don’t pretend to know what my life will be like down the road. I just hope to be the best person I am capable of being. That’s all that really matters.