Aaron MendsMissouri Wolverines 8th Grade Year: 2009
Winnetonka High School Senior Year: 2014
Total Years with Missouri Wolverines: 2
Missouri Wolverines Jersey Number: 87
MEMBER OF THE MISSOURI WOLVERINES ALL-TIME FOOTBALL TEAM
HIGH SCHOOL: Winnetonka High School
COLLEGE: University of Iowa
HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS:All-State Award Winner All-District Award Winner All-Conference Award Winner
Aaron Mends joined the Missouri Wolverines as a 7th Grader in 2008 where he literally rode his bicycle to Pleasant Valley Park and approached the coaches and asked if he could play football. He had never played before but everyone could see that he was an exceptional talent just needed some coaching.
As an 8th Grader, Aaron started on both the offensive and defensive line. Aaron became a force on the defensive line helping lead the Missouri Wolverines to their 2nd Championship Game appearance in organizational history.
After the Wolverines, Aaron went on to attend Winnetonka High School where he played Running Back and Linebacker for the Griffins.
His senior year, Aaron received All-State, All-District, All-Conference, All-Metro Honors for his linebacker play on the defensive side of the ball. Aaron was also awarded the Mr.Griffin Award for the most outstanding football player at Winnetonka High School at the team's annual banquet.
Aaron became the 3rd Missouri Wolverine to play Division I Football earning a scholarship to the University of Iowa.
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2019 Youth Football Signups
The Missouri Wolverines are taking sign-ups for all interested players. Practice start in late July however we are taking sign-ups for players now online.
KC ATHLETE TRAINING
At Kansas City Athlete Training, located 3 miles from downtown Kansas City Missouri, we offer Athletic Sports Performance Training for high school and youth athletes both boys and girls throughout the Kansas City Missouri Metro Area. The opportunities are not restricted for players associated with one team but are open to all players both boys and girls from anywhere in the KC Metro Area. We provide training for all sports via our speed and agility classes and our elite training classes which we recommend of our older athletes and personal training sessions for those athletes looking for specific 1-on-1 training. Our experienced staff has been conducting speed and agility and training athletes since 2005.
2019 Kansas City Youth Football Camp
WHEN: Monday June 17th- Thursday June 20th
TIME: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
WHERE: Kansas City Athlete Training Facility
The Kansas City Youth Football Camp Staff in combination with Kansas City Athlete Training along with local football coaches are proud to announce the 2019 Kansas City Youth Football Camp. The 18th Annual Kansas City Youth Football Camp focusing on the techniques and fundamentals needed to succeed at the youth level and to help players prepare for the 2019 football season. Aside from learning the game of football, camp staff will talk to the players each night about football, life, and why playing youth football is important.