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Hannah Holmgren - Park Athlete of the Week (PAW)

Park Athlete-of-the-Week (PAW)

Oct. 2021

Park Athlete-of-the-Week: Hannah Holmgren


Grade: 12

Sport: Tennis

Coach: Coach Tony Townsend

This is what Coach Tony Townsend has to say about Hannah Holmgren: Hannah has had a fantastic senior year by going 8-1 at #1 doubles in Conference play. Hannah is one of our three captains and can be counted on to take charge without even being asked. Her commitment, dedication, and effort has allowed her to grow into a remarkable player and captain of our girls tennis team. team each and every day. Hannah has done an amazing job of focusing on the details which has helped her to be so successful this season.

Interview with Hannah

What do you like about your sport? 

I like that tennis challenges my mental strength. Half of the sport is being able to stay tough mentally. This has helped me learn to manage my emotions both on and off the court.

What do you like best about Park? 

I love the diversity here at Park. I think it is really cool to see people from all kinds of backgrounds come together to support each other.

What motivates you to do your best? 

My team is what motivates me the most. They have always been there for me no matter what and I try my best to make them feel proud.

Who is your role model? Why? 

My role model is Naomi Osaka. Not only is she an extremely hard working, talented tennis player, but she also knows how to balance the sport with her mental health very well.

What advice would you give to athletes, especially those in elementary and junior high school? 

Whatever you put in is what you are going to get out, so always make sure you are giving your best effort.

What are your hobbies? 

I like to play tennis, spend time with friends and family, and attend other games and events at Park.

What do you plan to do after high school? 

I plan on attending a four year college. I have yet to determine which one, but I am excited to see where I end up.

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