Athlete Showcase: Dowagiac’s Peytin Lee

Peytin Lee is a senior on the Dowagiac golf team.

What has been one of your greatest accomplishments as a coach?

PL: Getting my varsity letter.

Peytin Lee

What has been one of your biggest disappointments as a coach?

PL: Not being able to play the rest of my season because I hurt my leg.

Who is a “hero” in your life and why?

PL: My mom, because she is always there for me.

When are you the most nervous while you team is


PL: When my mom or coach are watching.

Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.

PL: When I fell after the match heading to Wendy’s.

What other sport would you like to coach in if you were not coaching yours?

PL: Cheerleading.

Why are sports an important part of a high school


PL: Because a sports team is like another family.

How would you give away $50,000?

PL: I would give it to charity and to the Ronald McDonald fund.

If you could be the head coach of a team for a year, what team would you choose?

PL: The swim team if we had one.

If I did not coach sports, I would…?

PL: Sing or dance.

What is the most challenging thing for you to do in your sport?

PL: Staying positive.

If you could change one rule about your sport, what would it be?

PL: I would not change any rule.

What is the best compliment you have ever received?

PL: You have and will accomplish great things.

What was the last thing you saw someone do that really impressed you?

PL: Someone helped another person who had dropped their stuff.

What is your favorite hobby? Why?

PL: Babysitting, because I love working with little ones.

Choose one word to describe yourself:

PL: Patient.


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