Featured Athlete: Cole Enloe

Grade: 11 | Sport: Hockey


Provided by Cole Enloe

Junior Cole Enloe plays hockey for the Frisco Ice Hockey Association along with players from high schools throughout the district.

Years played: 10

Hype song: Anything by Nickelback

Pre-game meal: Spaghetti and Meatballs

Inspiration: Jamie Benn

Wingspan: How long have you been playing hockey and what got you started?

Enloe: “I’ve been playing for about 10 years now and my granddad who lived in Detroit came down one time and he got me skating, so that’s where it all started.”

Wingspan: What is your mindset during a game?

Enloe: “During a game when I’m on the ice I just try to zone everything out. All my stress is off the ice aren’t really a problem so I’m pretty focused when I’m out there.”

Wingspan: Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Enloe: “Pre-game rituals, the only one I really have is after I tape my stick, I don’t let it touch the ground until I’m on the ice.”

Wingspan: What position do you play and what is your favorite part about it?

Enloe: “I play center and playing center I like being on both ends of the ice and be a big part of that.”

Wingspan: What teams are you a part of?

Enloe: I play for the Mckinney North Stars and the Frisco Varsity Gold team.”

Wingspan: What is your favorite part about being on a team?

Enloe: “My favorite part about being on the team is just being with the guys day in and day out. Especially in Frisco, playing with guys from across the district and making new friends.”

Wingspan: How often do you practice and train for both teams?

Enloe: “For Frisco we practice once a week and have a game one time a week. For club it’s three times a week and usually games are on weekends.”

Wingspan: How has your season been going so far?

Enloe: “Season has been going good so far, for Frisco we are on a three game winning streak so things are going pretty good.”

Wingspan: Do you have any goals for this season?

Enloe: “Goals for this season, I would say going to nationals is very possible as well as state which is how you get there. So that is what we are hoping to do.”

Wingspan: What is your favorite part about hockey?

Enloe: “Just being with the guys day in and day out, in the locker room. We’re a pretty close knit group, so that’s something I really enjoy.”

Wingspan: Is there about your game that you think needs improvement?

Enloe: “I would just say probably chemistry. There’s a new group of guys each year and we just started so we’re just getting to know each other a little bit better. That will come along through the year.”