Each week, the All American Conference will present a "Q & A" with one of its many gifted student-athletes from a participating AAC school. The athlete featured must excel in the classroom and shown that he/her has gone above and beyond on both the field of play and by volunteering in his/her community. This week's featured student athlete player is the Karlie Heilman from Warren G Harding Raiders.
Name: Karlie Heilman
School: Warren G. Harding Raiders
Sport/Position: Soccer, Softball, Basketball, Tennis
What are your plans after graduation?
Plans are to attend college with a sports scholarship, the school is undetermined at this time.
What is your favorite class?
My favorite class is Math.
What do you enjoy most about playing this sport?
I enjoy that there are no easy way out, and you have to work hard for everything you receive.
What type of volunteer work are you involved in within your community?
I am a member of NHS, Interact, Key Club and Big brother Big Sister, in which we do numerous community service and volunteer events and hours.
What is your favorite sports related movie?
Remember the Titans
Do you have any pre-game/match/meet rituals?
I always wear my game day shoes and listen to Groceries by Chance the Rapper.
Who has the best nickname on the team and what is it?
Taryn Wier, her nickname is Tucker.
Who is your role model?
My soccer coach, Coach Kevin Brown
What cartoon character would you be?
Wilt from Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends
What is your favorite food?
What song best describes you or is the sound track to your life?
On the Road by Post Malone
Are you looking to continue your playing career in college?
Yes, I plan to play soccer in college.
Do you have a field of study already chosen when you go to college? Why that field?
Yes, I plan to study Physical therapy, as it will allow me to help others while still being involved with Athletics.
What team do you most enthusiastically root for? (any sport)
The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team
A favorite quote that you live by?
“Dreams aren’t what you see when you sleep, they are what keep you from sleeping”.
The All-American Conference is an OHSAA-sanctioned league, created in 2008 as the result of the merger between the Trumbull Athletic Conference and the Metro Athletic Conference in Ohio. The league has 21 different member schools, with 17 sports offered throughout fall, winter and spring sports seasons.