Archive for Thursday, December 2, 2010

Neighbors: Ross Schwisow

December 2, 2010

Ross Schwisow of Basehor shares a little bit about himself for this week's Neighbors column.

Occupation: Strength and conditioning instructor at Basehor-Linwood High School

Place of birth: Emporia

Family: My wife, Dana; my daughter, Alaina, 2 years old; my son, Ty, 11 weeks old; and my dog, Wilson.

Q: When did you move to Basehor, and what brought you here?

A: My wife and I moved here in May of 2006 when I was hired to start a strength and conditioning program for Basehor-Linwood High School.

Q: What’s the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?

A: Moving from a job that I was comfortable with to another state to begin a new career.

Q: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

A: “Be a constant learner.”

Q: What three things would you want people to know about you?

A: That even though I am very serious, I like to have fun; that even though I like to have fun I am very serious; and that I feel blessed to have a great family and to have a job that does not feel like a job.

Q: What did you want to be when you grew up?

A: A great father, husband and teacher.

Q: What’s your ideal vacation spot?

A: Anywhere I can go to relax and recharge my batteries.

Favorites:

Song: Anything by Jamey Johnson

Color: Green

Food: Anything spicy — preferably hot wings

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