Read a current senior's advice to younger athletes
Ella Nuzzo: to younger gymnasts
What was the best advice given to you as a younger classmate in your gymnastics?
In gymnastics I have learned how important it is to be a part of a team and represent my school, along with working hard to be successful.
What is the best advice you've received as a gymnast?
The best advice I’ve received as a gymnast is to go out and have fun while putting it all out on the table.
What are you going to miss the most about participating in gymnastics?
In gymnastics I am going to miss my team and the fun atmosphere of being in the gym on meet days the most.
What is your best advice for overcoming challenges in gymnastics?
The advice I would give when it comes to overcoming a challenge is, see the challenge and work toward conquering it to the best of your ability more and more each day, even small progress is good progress.
If you could tell an underclassman joining gymnastics one thing, what would you want them to know?
For underclassmen joining gymnastics it is going to be so much fun and you will meet such amazing people and teammates with memories that will last a lifetime.
Tyler Holl: to younger track athletes
What was the best advice given to you as a younger track athlete?
The biggest thing I have learned from track is about your mindset, specifically how much it matters. No matter what situation you’re in no one can take away your mindset and what you bring into any situation.
What is the best advice you've received as a track athlete?
Always ask yourself “What have you done today?” “What have you done to better yourself?”
What are you going to miss the most about participating in track at LCC?
I’m going to miss the people the most. Going to miss my friends and the experiences that we make at track. Really the culture is what is the main thing
What is your best advice for overcoming challenges in track?
My best advice is to be smart with your work ethic. A lot of people overwork or work the wrong thing for their body and it ends up hurting them more than anything.
If you could tell an underclassman joining track one thing, what would you want them to know?
Make goals for yourself, track is a very fun ride, but only if you stay disciplined do you get better. A lot of lazy people get by, by simply doing the least. Don’t be that person.