Alan Hoyle - Team Q&A - WorldStrides

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  • Why did you want to join WorldStrides Excel Programs?

    • The opportunity to help provide a fun, life changing experience for young athletes.

  • How long have you been with WorldStrides Excel Programs?

    • Eight months.

  • What do you like the most about your job?

    • Working with the soccer community.

  • As a child, what did you think you were going to be when you grew up and why?

    • A basketball player- that was what I spent most of my time doing.

  • If you had to describe yourself with just one emoji – which one would it be and why?

    • Just the normal smiley, I try to be happy and make other smile most of the time.

  • What do you like doing in your spare time?

    • I volunteer coach my daughter’s u6 soccer team. I am an avid movie buff and see 4-5 movies a month at the theater.

  • Have/do you play any sports? If so, what were/are they?

    • I’ve played basketball throughout my life, I also play tennis off and on.

  • If you were a Pixar/Disney character who would you be, and why?

    • Simba has always been my favorite. He makes some mistakes along the way, but comes through in the end.

  • Who is your childhood sporting hero?

    • Michael Jordan- I grew up in North Carolina in the 80s and 90s, is there any other choice?