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Getting to Know Kyle Burton
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Getting to Know Kyle Burton

Name: Kyle Burton
Sport: Men’s Tennis
Major: Sports Administration
Classification: Graduate Student
Hometown: Nashville

How would your friends and family describe you?

Great enjoyable person

What movie can you watch over and over again?

Training day

What are some of your interests outside of your sport?

Playing the piano and watching different sports

Who is your favorite professional athlete?

Roger Federer

What are you looking forward to the most this season?

Winning as a team/ family and making OVC conference

Who do you look up to?

My coach, striving to be great through hard work and dedication

Do you have any family members playing (any sport) professionally or collegiately?

My mother D1 basketball - Kevin Durant

What’s your dream job?

D1 athletic director

If you could go back in time, what year would you go to? Why?

The early 80s and 90s because the music was great.

What are some things that genuinely make you happy?

Great music and great vibes

What goals do you want to accomplish this season?

To be better than I was last year

What motivates you to work hard?

Raising the bar to a new level

What’s your favorite holiday?


What is your proudest accomplishment up to this point?

Being able to compete without giving up

Is there a quote you often recite or reflect on?

He who is not courageous enough to take risks will never accomplish anything in life.