July 28th, 2017

20 Questions with Chad O'Bryan

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer

20 Questions with Chad O'Bryan
Chad O'Bryan plays soccer and volleyball for DeSales / photo provided by the O'Bryan family

On a weekly basis, Louisville Catholic Sports posts the Sullivan “20 Questions” feature that highlights a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific athlete that you’d like to know more about, email future suggestions to crevell@catholicsportsnet.com.

Name: Chad O'Bryan

Age: 17

Current school: DeSales

Current Sports playing: Soccer and volleyball.

Parish/grade school attended: St. Agnes

Colleges considering or attending: Louisville, Bellarmine, or Cincinnatti.

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Scoring the first varsity goal on the new turf field. 

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Subway

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? "Ain't No Rest for the Wicked" by Cage the Elephant

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Lionel Messi - I grew up watching him and am always amazed with his level of skill. 

5. What is your favorite movie quote? "I'm confused by your tactics." - Cal Naughton Jr.

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? My faith encourages me to keep working hard and to trust in my abilities. 

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Stewie Griffin

8. All-time favorite board game? Clue

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone - Snapchat

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Mark's Feed Store

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Hard Knocks

12. What is your greatest fear? Snakes

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Competitive

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Chips Ahoy!

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? I would say 11:00 because I get to go to sleep.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Don't really have a nickname. 

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Americana

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? Handicapping horses.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? I would travel forward so I could see what life has in store for me. 

20. If you could pick one person, dead or alive, and ask them just one question that they had to answer honestly, who would you pick and what would you ask? I would ask Pelé what exactly he did to become so good at soccer


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