I was nominated for a contest in Saskatoon called the Elite Twelve. Below is the write up that was done based on my interview with Elite Property Management.
Our next athlete is Emily Kotelnikoff, a 16 year old multi-sport athlete. Raised in Saskatoon and currently a grade 11 student at Centennial Collegiate, Emily has played a wide range of sports including volleyball, softball, track, curling, and more. Some of her top achievements to date include:
-2x Softball City Champion and Provincial Silver Medals, 1x Gold Medal at Sask Summer Games
-2x Track High School City Champion in Jr. Quadrathlon (SSAD record holder) and 4x100M Sprint
-2018 Volleyball Team Sask, High school MVP in 2017
Emily has been an all-around athlete since she was little. Her dad always enjoyed sports and encouraged her to try a variety of things – and by a variety of things we are talking about softball, volleyball, curling, track and field, badminton, and rodeo/barrel racing. Emily found she had a well-rounded skill set and has been able to take part in each of these sports competitively - some at a city-wide level and some provincial. Emily has most recently focused her efforts on softball and volleyball, having played 222’s with the Hustlers for softball and Team Sask as well as Jr. Huskies for volleyball.
Emily credits much of her athletic journey to the influence of her father, a versatile athlete that competed at a college level and always encouraged Emily to strive for success. Although Emily has now narrowed her focus, she has demonstrated to continue diversifying her skill set by playing badminton, curling, and track at a high school level and barrel racing with SBRA.
Emily’s favourite part of playing a variety of sports is making new friends and seeing new places, staying active, and of course the competition. Outside of Emily’s hectic athletic schedule, she has managed to maintain high honour roll throughout high school and actively volunteers with several groups to help better her community.
Emily plans to continue competing in both softball and volleyball and will be going to the 2019 Western Canada Games for volleyball. Down the road, Emily plans to pursue her post-secondary education and pursue at least one sport at a university level.
If Emily wins the $1,500 prize, she plans to put the money towards her post-secondary schooling and sports career.
To vote for Emily Kotelnikoff, please like and share this article. Deadline to vote for Emily is June 28th at 9:59 AM.
Emily Kotelnikoff has committed to Minot State University
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The Elite Twelve
I was nominated for a contest in Saskatoon called the Elite Twelve. Below is the write up that was done based on my interview with Elite Property Management. Our next athlete is Emily Kotelnikoff,...
My name is Emily Kotelnikoff. I am a driven, hard working, and coachable student athlete and am constantly striving for improvement to better myself and my team. I am also a strong student and work...