Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Sept. 24: Andy Kim

DHS senior Andy Kim and his doubles teammate are undefeated in first six NPSL dual matches.


Decatur High School senior Andy Kim, tennis, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Sept. 24.

Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?

A: My favorite subject is AP computer science.

Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: I love to play guitar, piano and sing.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My coach John Cassens has been with me for four years.

Q: The best advice I’ve ever been given by a coach is:

A: To put in all my effort point by point.

Q: Describe your pre-match ritual and your favorite post-match meal?

A: Eating bananas in the morning and ending the day wt a hot bowl of pho.

Q: Song you currently can’t stop listening to?

A: “Around” by NIKI.

From the sideline: DHS senior Andy Kim is a four-year letter winner in the Decatur boys tennis program. Andy and his doubles teammate are undefeated playing in the number one doubles spot in the first six North Puget Sound League dual matches. He and his partner are projected to be the number one seed in this season’s post-season tournament. Andy is a leader on and off the court earning a 4.00 cumulative grade point average. This includes seven Advanced Placement courses in math, science, social studies and English. Andy is also active in National Honor Society and DECA (business marketing) program.

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