Athlete of the Week: Adam Zook


Name: Adam Zook

Sport: Track

Grade: 12



Finished third at districts in the 800-meter run with a personal best run of of 2.01.10. Adam will compete at the PIAA State Track and Field Championships next week in Shippensburg.

Coach Chris Shedd’s Quote:

“Adam continues to improve. He is running great right now. I fully expect that trend of improvement to continue next week at States. Both [Adam and Cullen] will be greatly missed next year. They provide great leadership and are great examples of work ethic for their younger teammates.”

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

Adam Zook: My brother ran track and my mom encouraged me to get involved. 

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

Adam: Cross Country, Mock Trial

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

Adam: Pittsburgh Steelers.

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

Adam: Andrew McCutchen

EE: Who is your hero? Why?

Adam: I don’t believe in heroes. They will only disappoint you.

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 younger athletes?

Adam: Work hard, play hard. Ride the wave of success.

EE: What are your future goals?

Adam: Become the superhero I dreamed of becoming as a child.