Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year!
Kristen (Forristall) Rott was hired in August 2013 and will begin her sixth year as a Social Studies and Leadership/Activities teacher with the Wilsonville Wildcats. During her teaching career at Wilsonville she has taught Leadership I, LeadershipII/ASB, Modern US History, Advanced Placement Human Geography, and Advanced Placement Word History. She ran the volleyball program from 2013-2016 (4 seasons), and currently assists coaching the girls golf team from 2016-2018 (3 seasons).
Rott comes to Wilsonville after serving as an administrative assistant and assistant volleyball coach at the University of Pennsylvania from 2011-2013. Prior to working at Penn, she was a volunteer assistant volleyball coach at her alma mater, the University of Oregon, for the 2010 season. She also worked in the John L. Jaqua Academic Center to support student-athlete academic success.
She played a season of basketball professionally in Gotha, Germany. She is a former basketball and volleyball player at the University of Oregon, and Rott earned honors on the 2004-05 Pac-10 All-Freshman Team. In volleyball, she helped the Ducks to the NCAA's third round in both 2007 and 2008, and was a two-time Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention recipient. As a local prep athlete from Oregon City High School who graduated in 2004, she lead her basketball team to 4 state championships and earned McDonald's All-American honors.
Rott graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in history along with a minor in business in 2008, and also holds a master's of education from the school which she acquired in August 2011. In the summer of 2017, she completed courses to earn her administrative license from the University of Oregon. She hopes to continue her work as an educational leader and support student and teacher excellence in learning at the secondary level.
"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." -Thomas Edison