In this article, we will tell you more about student-athlete Sietse Pol. Furthermore, at the bottom of this article, you will find the video in which Sietse shares more about himself.

Sports: Volleyball

Entry semester: Fall 2024

Sietse Pol is 17 years old and lives with his parents in Apeldoorn. He started playing volleyball and tennis at the age of 7. Although he still combines the two sports, Sietse has primarily focused on volleyball since he was thirteen. Sietse got into volleyball because his parents also played the sport. He currently plays for the same club as his parents, namely Dros-Alterno.

Sietse is calm yet energetic, and he doesn’t like to sit still. He prefers engaging in activities with his friends or family. Furthermore, Sietse is a motivated, intelligent athlete who always seeks to learn new things and further develop himself. He is also a true team player, always giving his best to assist his teammates both during matches and training sessions.

In America, Sietse aims to develop himself both as a volleyball player and as a student to the best of his abilities. He is convinced that the opportunity to combine high-level sports with a good education makes America the perfect chance for him. Additionally, Sietse hopes to join a close-knit team where they can enjoy each other’s company and push each other to become the best they can be.

‘’I am very eager to learn new things and develop myself as an athlete’’

Sietse Pol

Would you like to see more of Sietse? Watch the video below in which he introduces herself.