Nathan Ropp
Nathan Ropp
Year: 2020
Hometown: Boring, OR
Position: Foredeck
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Why did you choose the Coast Guard Academy?

I believe in the mission of the Coast Guard and want to become a well developed leader.

How long have you been sailing? Did you play any other sports in high school?

I did football, wrestling, and track in high school, but was never extremely good at any of them and sailing looked really fun.

What do you look forward to the most this upcoming sports season at Coast Guard?

Becoming proficient at sailing, racing other teams, and traveling on the weekends

What is the achievement, sailing or otherwise, that you are most proud of?

I was team captain for throwing in high school track and field.

Tell us something that your teammates would be surprised to know about you?

I spent last summer working a professional welder