Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Winkler Attacker Niklas Kiptschuk signs with the Pilots Men's Soccer Team
Head coach Joseph Passi announced earlier this week that Pilots men's soccer team has added midfielder from Pembina Valley Panthers, Niklas Kiptschuk to the team for fall 2021.
Kiptschuk graduates from Northland Parkway Collegiate this spring and plans on studying in the Buller School of Business at Providence. Kiptschuk commented on joining the Pilots by saying, "I’m very excited to join the pilots! I'm Looking forward to help and improve as a team and academically. I Hope to bring positive energy on and off the field and always do my best."
Known for his strong work ethic, commitment and overall athleticism, Kiptschuk also brings an attacking presence having lead his high school team in goal scoring last season.
Head coach Passi commented on his newest recruit by saying, "Niklas is a great signing for us. He is a great young man with a very strong work ethic. He brings speed, size, strength, and tenacity that will be well used up front for us. Furthermore, he has played and trained under William Hoogerdijk who is a good friend of mine and whose soccer opinion I trust a lot. He's going to be an excellent addition for our program."
Welcome to the Pilot family Niklas!