White Construction Athlete Of The Week

Cooper Ade

Wayland Academy

Parents Names

Meredith Ade & Oliver Ade

Sports Participated In:

Lacrosse, Rowing, & Powerlifting

Favorite High School Athletic Moment

Beating a couple college boats during my first ever rowing/crew season.

Pre-Game/Event Routine To Get Focused For Competition Include…

Most importantly, listening to music gets me pumped up and in the mindset that I need to be in to perform at my best level. Eating small snack that gives me enough energy, but not too much where it could negatively affect me.

Advice You Would Give To A Freshman High School Athlete

 Enjoy every moment you can, especially in your season, because eventually it will seem like time went by too quick.

A Person(s) Who Had A Major Impact On My Athletic Career & Why Is…

 My brother, Mason, because he has helped me push through the low and tough times and guided me to success and how to be the best version of myself.

Plans For After Graduation

 Head off to college, except I don’t know where to, yet.

Favorite High School Class

 Mandarin Chinese

Favorite High School Teacher & Why

Mr. Walters because I love his energy and interest in whatever topic he teaches. There is never a boring day in European history with him in front of the class.

Most Interesting Place I’ve Ever Visited Is…

Sagrada Família in Barcelona, Spain

Place I Would Like To Visit

Scandinavia, because on my way back home from Spain, my family and I had a 12-hour layover in Copenhagen, Denmark, which we were able to walk around in. I instantly fell in love with that part of the world, and I want to be able to view all of it.

Favorite Movie

Now You See Me, because ever since I was a young kid, I’ve loved magic.

Favorite TV Show

 Psych, because I love the comedic duo of James Roday Rodriguez and Dulé Hill.

Favorite Musical Artist

 The Beatles, I’ve always loved them, and I will forever.

Favorite Food

Filet Mignon

Favorite Athlete

Paul Rabil

Favorite Sports Team

 Any Chicago team, except the White Sox, i.e. The Bears, Cubs, Blackhawks, Bulls