Wrestler of the Month- Kyla Arroyo

BTSPhilly: Wrestler of the Month

Name: Kyla Arroyo

School: Mariana Bracetti Academy Charter School

Coach: Coach Greer, Coach Tanenbaum and Coach Jen

Age/Grade: 15/9th grade

Number of Years Wrestling: 3

Why Did You Start Wrestling?

My mom was a wrestler and she told me about her wrestling experience.  I decided I would follow in her footsteps and become a wrestler just like her.

Why do you enjoy wrestling?

I really enjoy wrestling because I get so many opportunities to meet new people and travel to different places I’ve never been to.  Wrestling has helped me make friends all across Philadelphia, not just in my own school.

What impact has wrestling had on your life and academics?

Wrestling has impacted my life because it made me a better student in school. Wrestling has helped me become more focused in school. It helped me with focusing on my goals.

What do you want to do when you get older?

When I grow up I want to be a veterinarian because I want to help and save animals’ lives. I also want to become a wrestling coach because I want to teach wrestling and give back to the wrestling community.

What is your favorite college/university?

University of Pennsylvania

Who is your favorite athlete?

Sam Klingel

Related Posts

BTSPhilly: Wrestler of the Month

January Wrestler of the Month – Kenneth Purvis

Each month, Beat the Streets Philadelphia recognizes one student-athlete as ‘Wrestler of the Month.’ Selections are made based on recommendations from coaches, mentors, and/or BTS staff. For January, we have selected Kenneth Purvis of Frankford High School! Executive Director, James Mangan spent some time with Kenny just before the start of the featured match of…

BTSPhilly: Articles, Wrestler of the Month

December Wrestler of the Month-Julio Ortiz

Each month, Beat the Streets Philadelphia recognizes one student-athlete as ‘Wrestler of the Month.’ Selections are made based on recommendations from coaches, mentors, and/or BTS staff. For December, we have selected Julio Ortiz of Mariana Bracetti Academy! Julio sat down with Beat the Streets Executive Director, James Mangan during a MBA High School dual meet…

Dan Altomare: Articles, Wrestler of the Month

September Wrestler of the Month-Pat Daly

Each month, Beat the Streets Philadelphia recognizes one student-athlete as ‘Wrestler of the Month.’ Selections are made based on recommendations from coaches, mentors, and/or BTS staff. For September, we have selected Pat Daly of the Police Athletic League! At 12 years old, entering 6th grade at the Science Leadership Academy Middle School, Pat has been…

Recent Discussion