Jack Rea, a senior at West Orange High School has been nominated for Athlete of the Week by the Varsity Golf coach, Coach Valentine.
Rea has been playing on the team for all four years. This is Valentine’s second season at West Orange as the boys golf coach. Valentine occasionally will help out with the girls golf team as well.
“He’s one of those players that I have play with the younger players and our newer players. I know he is going to look out for them and he’s going to be a good playing partner for them,” explained Valentine.
Rea has displayed fantastic leadership on the team with a great attitude. The players on the team look up to him as their captain for this season.
“I’ve been on the golf team for 4 years, I’ve always looked up to the older and more experienced players and they really helped me grow into the player I am today. I am really proud to be able to help the younger players on the team, and be able to help the as golfers,” explained Rea.
“Jack helps others players out with the game, rallies them around while they practice, someone i liked to put in the help the younger golfers grow,” said Valentine.