Cole Neitzka is a senior at Coldwater High School and attends the Business Management, Marketing & Technology program at the Branch Area Careers Center. He is the son of Denis Neitzka and Kim Neitzka. Cole has an On-the-Job Training placement as a general laborer and concrete assistant at Dynamic Hardscapes, under the direction of Denis Neitzka. His responsibilities include preparing the hardscape area by removing old concrete, preparing and leveling the ground, preparing concrete forms, and prepping all equipment. He also assists with house remodels.
Cole feels his OJT training has taught him so much. His job is preparing him for his career and giving him excellent lifelong skills. His favorite part about his OJT job is working with his crew each day. Cole is a member of Business Professionals of America (BPA) at the BACC. He competed at BPA Locals last year and plans to compete this year. At Coldwater High School, Cole is a member of the Swimming and Diving team. Last year, he was a Regional qualifier in Diving. He also throws discus and shotput for Coldwater High School’s Track team.
Cole’s hobbies include working, sleeping and spending time with his girlfriend. In the future, Cole plans to either take over the family business or pursue a career in the electrical field, perhaps as a lineman.