Player Profile: Katie Johnson


Name: Katie Johnson

Grade: 12

Sport: Girls swim and dive

Why do you swim?

“I swim for the team aspect, bonding, and the calories burned.”

What stroke do you swim?

“[I swim] Freestyle and Individual Medley”

What has been the biggest inspiration or motivation in your swimming career?

“My sister joining the team last year and being able to be on it with her.”

What is your personal goal for this season? 

“My goal is to be a good mentor or leader and make it through the four morning practices a week. A key to this goal is time management.”

What is a quote that inspires you?

“‘In three months, you will thank yourself for this, it may not be easy but it will be worth it, and take it one day at a time.’ That motivates me to keep going and get through every day.”

Talk a little about your time being a part of FHC swim team, this year and previous years.

“My time on the team has changed a lot throughout the year, especially with the coaching change junior year. Throughout all of the years, something that has been a constant is the dedication, time commitment, and consistency of the hard practices, meets, and season in general.”

What is the best part of swimming?

“The best part about swimming is the team aspect and that you are all getting through it together. Also, the team breakfasts in between summer two-a-days are very enjoyable.”