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Aug 2015 - Joe Alexander

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Aug 2015 - Joe Alexander

Joe Alexander - August Athlete of the Month


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Chicago, IL

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6' 0"

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Lake Forest Academy December 16, 1998

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Chosen Attribute:  Passion and Leadership

Why is this important to you?   

Passion and leadership. These are important to me because in order to be a successful hockey player one needs to have a burning passion to compete and play the game to win. Leadership is also important because it resembles a good, trustworthy teammate, who can lead a team to win through his actions and presence.

Favorite Scripture verse:     

Mark 9:23 And Jesus said to him, “If you can’! All things are possible for one who believes.” This verse is my favorite because it can be connected to all aspects of life and sport. It motivates me because it shows how one can do anything if they try their hardest and put their mind to something they love. Jesus will always support you and love you for who you are and how you glorify Him.

How have you been involved with FCA in the past?

I debuted with FCA hockey by playing for the Red team in the Chowder Cup this July. My experience has been fantastic taking third place in the tournament, and in my week involvement with FCA I grew as a person and a hockey player through my connection with my teammates and The Lord.

What else should we know about you?     

My goals are to play Junior Hockey and afterward to play NCAA Division 1 hockey. On whatever team I play for I want to be a team leader and a guy who everyone wants to be around, and can go to for help. Faith-wise, my family and I stopped attending church consistently once I began travel hockey and being occupied on weekends. Playing with FCA helped me get re-connected with God and to understand what the "real win" is. I think playing for FCA will be a huge turning point in my life and my hockey career as it carries on, and it will help me to always remember to glorify The Lord through my success.

I also play varsity baseball for my school during the spring as my second sport. Another sport which I'm passionate about. During the school year, balancing and managing my studies with hockey is very difficult yet very important to me. Being a student athlete really tells how driven one is to be good in school as well as good with their sport. Those who can manage time for both in my opinion are better-rounded and don't rule out the other important things in life besides athletics.

 

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1. Chris Cape wrote:
Good on you Joe in a very compitive sport to do so well -your
Mum and Dad deserve a lot of the credit for all the hours they have spent and the confidence they have shown in really believing in you - keep a good work ethic and you will do really well Joe

Fri, December 29, 2017 @ 4:58 PM

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