Gavin Hand

Posted by Genesee Valley Central School on 5/26/2020 6:00:00 PM

Gavin Hand Sports: Soccer (9-11), Baseball (9-11), Cross Country (12), Track & Field (12), Swimming (7-12)

School Clubs/Activities: L.O.T.E. (8-10), Robotics (9-10), FBLA (10-12), Concert, Jazz, Marching Band (9-12)

Admirable Teacher: Mrs. Scholes

Favorite Subjects: Sports Marketing, Accounting

Preferred College or Pro Team: Tottenham Hot Spurs FC, New York Yankees, Buffalo Bills & Sabres

Ideal Warm-Up Music: Break My Stride by Matthew Wilder (Thanks to Dutt)

Go-To Game Day Food: Crosby’s Pizza & Chocolate Milk

Best High School Sports Memory: Winning Allegany/Steuben County Swim Championship in 200 Freestyle

Advice for Future Students-Athletes: Be in the moment. Do not look back with regret; do not look forward with anticipation. Take each day as it comes. Be present and be your best, today and every day.

College and Career Plans: Roberts Wesleyan College, majoring in Sports Management/Marketing and Swimming for the D2 Roberts Redhawks

Best Quote: “If you work hard enough to achieve your goal, you will someday achieve it.”  (Mike Trout)

Thank you: I would like to thank every single coach that has ever spent the time to help me progress in my love of sports, especially those who enjoyed swimming and pushed me in the pool. It is because of you that I was able to achieve many goals, especially to receive a scholarship to swim in college. I would like to thank my sister for putting up with 10 years of swim alongside me. Finally, I would like to thank my parents for spending countless hours and traveling thousands of miles around the state to support my love of swimming.

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