PSTS Disciple, Willekes, Wins Burlsworth Trophy
Last week long-time PowerStrength Disciple, Kenny Willekes (MSU, NorthPointe), won the Burlsworth Trophy awarded to the nation’s best player who started their career as a walk-on.
This award exemplifies humble beginnings and the complacency kills mindset – and we’re very proud to have a front-row seat to Kenny’s journey!
As you know, it’s not an easy road for walk-ons. But that’s why we enjoy being part of making their dreams a possibility.
Walk-on’s hold a special place in our hearts at PSTS. Maybe it’s the blue-collar work ethic, the attitude of constant improvement, or everyone making one another better – we just know that if the mind is right, the body will follow (with smart coaching).
Kenny represents all the other walk-on’s in the country, but also the ones we’ve had under our roof at some point – many of whom trained alongside Kenny. Check out the list below.
Also, a great article was written about Kenny Willekes growing up and what helped shape him to what he is today. You can read it HERE (sign-up for the free trial). We included the PSTS parts below…
Have the dream and desire to play sports in college?
Contact us below and let us know how PowerStrength can help!