Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week: Tae Hyung Kim

Kim leads undefeated season as singles player.

Decatur High School’s Tae Hyung Kim, boys tennis, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Sept. 28.

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

A: My favorite class is orchestra.

Q: What other activities/hobbies do you participate in?

A: I like to watch TV, play Pingpong, eat, and hangout with my friends.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My dad has helped me succeed the most.

Q: Do you have a pre­game/competition ritual or post­game tradition, and what is it?

A: I listen to music and joke around with my teammates since it gets rid of the nerves.

Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?

A: Mission Impossible Fallout theme song.

From the sideline

Tae Hyung Kim is Decatur High School boys tennis No. 1 singles player. He is currently undefeated in Decatur’s first seven matches, leading the team to a 6-1 record. In his two matches last week, his opponents were unable to win a single game. Tae also exhibited outstanding leadership as a senior this season.