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