Gwen Barry

USA Roller Sports

Congratulations to Gwen Berry of Bremerton, WA, and to all the women who were chosen to represent Team USA at the 2012 CIRH/FIRS Ladies Rink Hockey World Championships in Recife, Brazil, November 1st – 17th. Gwen is a former Olympic athlete of the year, and this is her 6 year playing for Team USA.  She is currently a personal trainer at West Coast Fitness, and currently plays for the Bremerton Hurricanes Hockey Club.  

TEAM USA YEARS: 1994, 1996, 1998, 2004, 2008

State: WA

Birthplace:  WA
Hometown:  Bremerton

High School Attended: Olympic High School
Year of Graduation: 1997
Location of High School: Bremerton
Sports you competed in while in High School (include number of years): Volleyball 4 yrs

College Attended: Olympic College

Occupation, Current Employer:  WestCoast Fitness

Career Goals: personal trainer

Current Skating Club: Bremerton Hurricanes

Coaches Name: Frankie Lee

Began Skating: 2yrs old and at Bremerton Skateland at 4

Future goals you hope to obtain as a skater: Be in the Pan Am games, Olympics and Win a World Championships

Awards, honors and statistics received in roller sports: 1996 Olympic Athlete of the year

Other awards and/or honors received outside of roller sports:
Volleyball and Softball awards.

Other sports you participate in: Softball

Who is your favorite sports figure: Josh England

Who is the person you most admire/greatest influence in your life and why: My Parents for all their support and time they put in for me to travel for my Roller Hockey and Speed Skating.  My Boys, they have made me a stronger person and always support me.

List your hobbies: My Boys, Family, Working out, Sports and the Outdoors

What music do you listen to during training or competition? Metal

What makes you a unique and special person: Passionate about my Sport

If you could pick one word to describe you, what would it be: Outgoing

Family Information:

Father’s Name: Robert Barry

Father’s Occupation: Retired

Mother’s Name: Sandra Barry

Mother’s Occupation: Waitress

Sister’s: Samantha Klump, Kelli Johnson and Amanda Estabrook

Children’s Name and Ages: Clarke 6yrs old and Baylen 2 1/2

Family Members Who Have Competed or Are Competing in Amateur or Professional Athletics:

Other Events/Sports: Roller Hockey, My Sister Amanda was on the Woman’s World Team in 96 and 98 for Goalie…