Q & A with Jackson VanKley

Q: What is your biggest goal for this season?

A: My biggest goal is to place as high as possible in the state tournament.


Q: How do you and your team bond together?

A: My teammates and I bond by doing stuff in the offseason, such as team camps, practices, and camping. We also play a lot of spike ball after practice and spent time together during and after tournaments/duals.


Q: Do you have a routine before you go on the mat?

A: I keep a consistent warm-up to make sure my body feels great, and I spent time mentally preparing to compete.


Q: How long have you been wrestling?

A: I have been wrestling since 3/4 grade.


Q: What do you do on a day-to-day basis for wrestling?

A: Weight management is a big part of the day-to-day during wrestling season. I have to make sure I don’t get too heavy or too light while making sure I am hydrated and have energy. This helps me compete well and be in good shape.