Christian Fanning Eastern Washington Football: Always Improving His Game Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football is a promising young place kicker, currently involved in special teams for the football program at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington. Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football is a product of Cathedral Catholic High School in San Diego, California. Cathedral Catholic is a dominant force in San Diego prep football, and Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football was one of its stars while he was there. In November 2011 he was named the San Diego Section Player of the Week. In 2012, he was the TKS Combine High School Field Goal winner and earned First Team All Eastern League honors in 2012. During one memorable stretch, Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football hit 17 of 17 extra points and kicked a 45 yard field goal that sailed ten more yards over the goal posts. “Christian is a very solid kicker,” one coach commented. “He gets the ball up quickly and has excellent height on his kicks.” From the seventh grade through twelfth grade, Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football was a member of Teen Volunteers In Action (TVIA), a San Diego Philanthropy Organization for teen boys. The purpose of TVIA is exclusively educational and charitable. Teen Volunteers In Action is an organization of young men who, together with their families, are committed to developing community leaders through a structured program of volunteerism, philanthropy, and personal development. During his years with Teen Volunteers in Action, Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football was involved in such community work as serving the homeless, distributing and sorting food at local food banks, working with physically and emotionally handicapped people, participating in neighborhood, beach, and park cleanups, and working with foster care youth, refugees, and seniors. Starting in the eighth grade, Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football furthered his involvement in TVIA. From that time through 12th grade, he was also involved in TVIA’s Leadership Council. Through these programs, the TVIA leadership believes its young members will grow up to become strong community leaders. The volunteer opportunities for the teens involve active, hands-on service in their community. Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football knows that he is lucky to be a member of the EWU Eagles football team. He is as a fierce competitor who is constantly driving himself to improve, and he has committed himself to taking his game to a higher level. “My goal is to earn the starting placekicker and kickoff specialist spots for the Eagles,” he says. Coaches who have seen him kick agree that he has the talent to reach that goal.