Athlete of the Week: Ethan Vipond

Each week of the sports season, the Eagle Eye chooses an Athlete of the Week based on nominations made by the head coaches.


Name: Ethan Vipond

Sport: Tennis

Grade: 10

Coach Randy Irvin’s quote:

“Ethan draws the best player from each team every match so he has the toughest job on our team especially since we play a lot of bigger schools.  Ethan has been improving with every match and has won his last three matches.  Ethan has tremendous character and is a smart hard working dedicated athlete.  Ethan is a joy to coach and he sets a great example for his teammates.”

When did you first get involved in this sport?

4 years ago.

What other sports do you play?

Football and Golf

Favorite professional sports team?

Pirates.  Lets go Bucs! 

Favorite professional athlete?

Nick Getz

Who is your hero? Why?

Mr Rutter, because he’s my twin.

Favorite band/ musician?

Too many to name.

Favorite movie?


Favorite food?


What advice would you give to younger athletes?

Always try.

What are your future goals?

To go to college and play sports.