Player Profile: Evan Elzinga


Name: Evan Elzinga

Grade: 9

Sport: Wrestling

How long have you been wrestling?

“I’ve been wrestling for five years.”

What are you most excited for this season?

“Being against kids who are more skilled.”

What is your favorite part of the sport?

Being against someone who is just as good as you in a meet or practice.”

How did you get into wrestling?

My mom brought me to a wrestling practice for kids, and I found the sport fun and liked doing it.”

Who has been the biggest inspiration in your sport?

Coach Big Dan has been my biggest inspiration because he knew how I liked to wrestle and taught me moves for the way I liked to play.”

What is your favorite wrestling memory?

 “When I was losing a match and my coach yelled to me what move I should do and that won me the match.”