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Senior Spotlight: Parker Nimmer-West De Pere soccer




Name: Parker Nimmer

Parents: Ken and Becky Nimmer

Activity: Soccer

Twitter: @pnimmer11

What is it like to be a leader on the soccer team at West De Pere High School? “As one of a few seniors on the soccer team, it gives me a great opportunity to use my leadership skills to help develop the younger players. This can be a challenging role, but I enjoy it at the same time.”

What is your most embarrassing moment ever in soccer? “I once took a shot from outside of the 18-yard mark, and it was such a bad shot, that it ended up going out by the corner kick area. Those teammates still make fun of me for that shot today.”

How many years have you been involved in soccer? “I have been playing soccer since I was 5 years old.”

What is your most memorable moment? “Scoring the tying goal against Southwest my freshman year in the regional playoff game.”

What’s the hardest part about performing in a soccer match? “Sometimes you will play a team that is just better skill wise, so you must find different ways to beat this team than you would with other teams.”

If you could be somebody for a day, who would it be? “Leo Messi.”

What is your sports routine before a big game starts? “Listening to music.”

Do you have a nickname or something a teammate calls you during a game? “Pnimmer.”

What is one thing that other teammates or coaches don’t know about you? “I am a certified nursing assistant.”

Winning individual honors or a big team win? “Big team win.”

What are your college aspirations? “I plan to go to college and study physical therapy, while also playing soccer.”

What would your dream job be once you graduate? “Pro soccer player or astronaut.”

What are your hobbies? “Soccer, baseball, working out, playing piano, video games and hanging out with friends.”

What is your favorite event ever attended? “Annual Packer game.”

What is your favorite type of music? “Hip-hop/rap.”

What is your favorite thing to do on your phone? “Snapchat.”

What three words describe you? “Talented, hardworking, fun.”

What is your favorite trip ever taken? “I went to Punta Cana with some friends and family over one Christmas break.”

TV or Outdoor Activities? “Outdoor activities.”


Food: Pepperoni pizza

Subject: Science

Color: Yellow

TV Show: “Friends”

Athlete: Soccer player Leo Messi

Board Game: Chess

Candy: Airhead Extremes

Ice Cream: Chocolate Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup

Holiday: Christmas

Season: Summer


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