Athlete of the Week: Dean Grassi


Ava McCracken

Dean Grassi in last year’s match against Hollidaysburg

Name: Dean Grassi

Sport: Tennis

Grade: 10


Grassi has moved up on the list for team ranks in yesterday’s match against Clearfield.

Eagle Eye: How did you first get involved in this sport?

Dean Grassi: “I started playing my freshman year”

EE: What other sports do you play?

DG: “Football”

EE: Favorite sports team?

DG: “Pittsburgh Steelers”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

DG: “Noah Irvin”

EE: Favorite Food?

DG: “Pizza”

EE: What is your favorite part of the sport you play?

DG: “Seeing both of my coaches’ faces every day”

EE: What is your greatest memory from this sport?

DG: “First day of practice I hit a car”

EE: What is your greatest motivation to succeed?

DG: “Winning”

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

DG: “Always win”

EE: What are your future goals?

DG: “To beat Nick Lewis in Tennis”