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D6 Athlete of the Week - Dylan Gesick

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"Dylan has been an incredible teammate and captain for four years. He exemplifies hard work, dedication, and persistence. Teammates look up to Dylan and he always provides the team with a laugh and a good role model to follow!" - Coach Lea Sanford


Student Name: Dylan Gesick D6 Athlete of the Week Dylan Gesick October 2021

School: Greeley West High School

Grade: Senior

Sport(s): Cross Country

Position(s): Team Captain

Stats: Personal Record - 18:10

What are some of your most memorable athletic accomplishments? 

"Qualifying for Nike regionals in Arizona."


What are your goals for this season? 

"Continue to run fast and PR and stay healthy for the season."


How do athletics make you a better student?

"They make me feel healthy and give a sense of community with my team and school."


What mental tool do you use when you're under pressure?

"Breathing exercises and just grinding through stress and pressure."


What is the best part about competing? 

"Supporting your temmates and doing the best you can in a race."


What are your career or college plans after you graduate high school?

"Going to electrical trade school or a career in construction."


What is on your Pre-Competition Music Playlist?

"Whatever the team plays on a speaker."



What is your go-to Pre-Competition food?

"Lots of pasta."