Jeremy Wielenga

Jeremy Wielenga

40 Years Old

Class of 2022

Described as realistic, passionate, and hardworking, Athlete Services Coordinator for Keyano College, Jeremy Wielenga, brings passion to everything he does – on and off the court.

He recently sat down with YMM to straight-talk about his life in Fort McMurray, and as a recipient of the Top 50 Under 50 recognition.

YMM: What is the most rewarding part of your career?

JW: Working with Student-Athletes and watching them improve and grow on and off the court.

YMM: What keeps you in Fort McMurray?

JW: I love my job and enjoy going to work everyday. Fort McMurray is a community that takes care of each other.

YMM: What is the best advice that you ever received?

JW: It’s not about you.

YMM: What is the worst advice that you ever received?

JW: It will always work out.

YMM: What accomplishment are you most proud of?

JW: Finishing both my degrees and becoming a head coach at the post secondary level.

YMM: How would your friends and acquaintances describe you?

JW: Passionate.

YMM: Describe your perfect day in YMM.

JW: Anytime we win a Huskies home game!

YMM: Who is your hero, and why?

JW: My mother. She sacrificed for me and always believed in me.

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