FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Northern Imaginative and prescient Care’s Youth Athlete of the Month continues to point out the athletic expertise in Fort St. John, with current recipient Madix Palfy.
Most 16-year-olds in all probability don’t put a lot thought into their psychological and bodily well being, however not Madix, who hopes to in the future have a profession as a private coach or in a sports activities medicine-related subject.
Madix’s ardour and drive as a multisport athlete have seemingly put him in a very good place for the long run that he desires.
Spending over half his life, or 11 years, enjoying soccer on the membership and college ranges led to post-secondary coaches expressing curiosity in Madix.
“Going to post-secondary colleges is certainly in my curiosity. I’ve already talked to a couple faculty coaches about enjoying for his or her groups like Grand Prairie and Prince George,” mentioned Madix.
Seeing as Madix has a couple of years left earlier than making a solidified choice on his future, different choices could current themself. He has been enjoying volleyball on the membership and college degree for about two years and mentioned if he can develop extra within the sport, he could obtain faculty gives in two completely different sports activities.
Other than enjoying for North Peace Secondary Faculty’s volleyball and soccer groups, Madix has performed for the Northern Strikers by way of the Fort St. John Soccer Membership and the Northern BC Volleyball Membership, or Fort St John ICE. He additionally performs for the BC Surf Soccer Membership, an academy specializing in participant growth in any respect ranges.
Soccer isn’t only a sport that his mother and father signed him up for or that he simply stumbled into, it’s a household ardour. Madix says his mother and father met by way of the game.
Regardless of his household’s historical past inside the sport, the central defensive midfielder’s love of soccer wasn’t instant.
“As I began getting older, I sort of grew a love for the game, and persevering with to play with my pals and getting higher is one thing I take pleasure in.”
His favorite moments enjoying soccer all contain journey and hanging together with his pals.
“[My favourite is] in all probability all of the occasions like taking place to Edmonton for our league and simply staying in a room resort with all our pals speaking concerning the sport and our love for the game.”
Along with his busy schedule balancing pals, household, sports activities and college, Madix tries to deal with consuming good, sleeping nicely and staying optimistic. This was recommendation previous all the way down to him from coaches and extra skilled gamers.
For any youth athlete excited about taking place the identical route as Madix, he mentioned to deal with one factor at a time earlier than taking it to the following degree.
“If you happen to’re actually , like hone in on what you need to accomplish, have an concept of what you need to do,” mentioned Madix.
Congratulations to Madix Palfy for being named the Northern Imaginative and prescient Care Youth Athlete of the Month for February.
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