Austin Youth Fitness Athlete of the Month is a showcase of the talented young men and women in our community. The power and spirit of our youth is limitless, and AYF thinks it's important to let other young athletes know what their peers are doing in the fitness community. Congratulations to the following AYF Athletes of the Month!
Connor Wolf participate in AYF's Running Club @ Casis Elementary as well as the Beginner Biking Club. Connor was nominated by his coaches because he always works hard, checks on others if they fall or need help, is kind to others, and is always a great sport! Connor's first race was the CASA Superhero run this past year, and he's excited to do more events like this!
Aside from AYF, Connor plays T-Ball with Westernhills Little League. Connor also enjoys playing golf and skiing.
Connor's favorite thing about AYF is that the coaches are "really cool and fun"! Connor also enjoys the neighborhood rides in biking club.
Connor says this about his favorite thing about school: "I like doing centers and eating lunch in the cafeteria. I especially love my teacher, Mrs. Sridharan!" When he grows up, Connor wants to be a teacher, dad, and baseball coach!
Congratulations to Connor for being AYF's March Athlete of the Month!
February Athletes of the Month
Sisters Ciena and Emerie Robinson participate in AYF's Running Club @ Baranoff Elementary. Ciena and Emerie were nominated by their coaches because they both work hard and have a great attitude coming to running club. Also from Coach B, "Ciena and Emerie Robinson are enjoying Baranoff Run Club together this session. Big sister Ciena (4th grade) has joined us for several sessions of running and fitness. This go round she is showing little sister Emerie (Kindergarten) how much fun it is to run and exercise with Austin Youth Fitness."
Aside from AYF, Ciena loves to dance and just started playing lacrosse. Emerie loves to dance and enjoys swimming.
Ciena's favorite thing about AYF is being able to play the games at the end of running club, and Emerie's favorite thing is she loves all the running they do and the coaches make it fun!
Ciena's favorite thing about school is art and PE, and when she grows up, she'd love to be a teacher or work with animals. Emerie's favorite thing about school is reading, writing, and math, and she wants to be a swim teacher when she grows up.
Congratulations to Ciena and Emerie for being AYF's February Athletes of the Month!
January Athlete of the Month
Hampton Edgar is in 3rd grade and participates in AYF's Running Club @ Casis Elementary. Hampton has been running with AYF since he was in kindergarten! Hampton was nominated by his coaches because he works hard, has fun, and like his coaches say, "He's always a shining star!" Hampton's running accomplishments include getting 1st place in the 2nd grade run, 2nd place in 1st grade, and tied for 2nd place in kindergarten. Hampton has three seasons of Super Bowl championships for flag football, and he pretty much loves all sports!
Hampton also plays on basketball, lacrosse, tennis, and golf teams. Hampton is active in Sunday School and Youth Programs at Tarrytown United Methodist Church.
Hampton's favorite thing about AYF is being outside and having fun. He also says the coaches are awesome!
Hampton's favorite thing about school is recess and PE. When he grows up, Hampton wants to be a football player, a sports manager, or team owner.
Congratulations to Hampton for being AYF's January Athlete of the Month!
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