“Projected Top 2012 Iowa HS T&F Athletes” Interview – Karissa Schweizer, Dowling Catholic HS


“Projected Top 2012 Iowa HS T&F Athletes” Interview –
Karissa Schweizer, sophomore, Dowling Catholic High School

 1. When & how did you get started in track & field?  My parents ran and encouraged me to run track. I started running some meets in 5th grade but didn't get too serious until high school.

2. Person/people most influential to your success in track & field?  My coaches, parents, and grandpa helped me a lot with my success in track and field.

3. Your favorite track & field event(s)?  My favorite race is the 1500.

4. Your track & field event coach(es)?  Kelly Parrot, Larry Weir, and Father Kirby

5. Keys to your successful track & field training program?  Good coaching and a competitive team.

6. Your favorite track & field meet?  State and Drake Relays

7. Track & field athlete(s) you most enjoy competing against?  I like competing against the best runners in the state of Iowa.

8. Your greatest experience in track & field so far?  Winning the 3000 at State

9. Goals for the 2012 track & field season?  To try my hardest in all my races, and to make my coaches and parents proud.  Also to do the best I can.

10. Long-term goals in track & field?  To get a scholarship to run in college.