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Mark Cropley

Roller Sports

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PERSONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Team USA Years: 2

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Current residence: Hudson, FL

When did you begin Skating: speed at 11 years old, figure skating at 15 years old

Current skating club/ Coaches name: Florida Skating Academy, Melissa Cropley and Mary Nendza from Brookpark, OH

Occupation, current employer:  Operations supervisor, US Foods


EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS

High school attended: Lyman High School

Year of graduation: 1998

Location of high school: Longwood, FL

High school activities: Drama, TV production

College attended: Seminole Community

Major: Business

ACCOMPLISHMENT HIGHLIGHTS

Awards, honors, and statistics in skating: 9 time National Champion, 2 times Senior Team Dance second place. 



GOAL HIGHLIGHTS

Life Goals: Be a great husband and have a family 

Career goals: Become President of a company

Future goals you hope to obtain as a Skater: Make the US proud!

 

FAVORITES SPOTLIGHT

Favorite food before a competition: Bananas and Kind bars

Favorite movies: Pitch Perfect and Tombstone 

Favorite music to listen to during training or competition: Country or anything to get the blood pumping; I love all types of music.  

Favorite possession: Maxwell and Baby, my cats

Favorite hobbies: home improvements, remodeling

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

Who is the person you most admire/greatest influence in your life and why: Jack Kerley, my grandfather, because he is a self-made man. 

 

FAMILY HIGHLIGHTS

Father’s name: Mark Cropley

Mother’s name: Alice Cropley

Brothers: Dale Cropley

Sisters: Stormye Hendrix, Lauren Cropley

Spouse’s name (if married): Melissa (Quinn) Cropley