Athlete of the Week

Risto Zimbakov

Athlete of the Week
Award Date
Mar 7, 2017
John Taylor Collegiate

The Tire Recycle Urban Athlete of the Week is Risto Zimbakov of the John Taylor Pipers basketball team.

This 6’4” guard has helped lead his team to a spot in the Milk Provincial “AAAA” Basketball Championships.  He is averaging 35 point, 11 rebounds and 5 assists per game this season.  Coach Spiros Kavadas states, “Rikki is the emotional leader of the pipers. He is passionate about basketball and his teammates. He demonstrates this with his relentless hustle and dedication to winning basketball games. He is one of the top players in this year’s graduating class.”

In grade 12, he maintains a 90% academic average, while also participating in volleyball.