LAX POOCH: What made you choose to work with younger players?
TWITCH SPOLENSKI: Ah, I love working with the junior bros. It’s important to pass on the spirit of the sport, y’know? Like, if a little guy has great dodges and corner shots but his flow’s all wrong, he needs someone to help him out, right? Become the complete player. And the practices fit my school schedule.
LP: You’re a student?
TS: Yeah, part time at the community college. They have a rockin’ lax scene there. Like, the pro scouts should be spending time at our practices cuz that’s where the real talent goes after high school. We don’t get bogged down with all the distractions of a D1 school - spending all your time in the library or whatever. Sometimes I have to pull a double at the sub shop, but otherwise my time is devoted to the lax life.
LP: What are you studying?
TS: I’m a medical student – well, not, like, that kind; I’m working toward my associates degree in medical technology so I can be a phlebotomist. Y’know, the guy that takes blood samples and stuff. Whoa, like a vampire…