Edward Walker
Edward Walker
Year: 2020
Hometown: Macon, GA
Position: Afterguard
Major: Electrical Engineering

Why did you choose the Coast Guard Academy?

To become an officer in the Coast Guard

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

9 years, I started at a sailing camp in Washington, DC

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

I look forward to diving in deep and learning new skills to become a better sailor.

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

I am most proud of being accepted into the service academies.

What are you future sailing plans? Career goals? 

I want to purchase a 43’ Beneteau Sailing Yacht to sail with my family along the coast for vacations. I also want to be an airline pilot after retiring from the Coast Guard.

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

I am a unified sailing partner for Special Olympics Sailing