Danielle Groen

Roller Sports

Groen

PERSONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Team USA Years: 2014 will be my 3rd year

Hometown: Bellflower, California

Current residence: Oceanside, California

When did you begin playing hockey: Age 7

Occupation, current employer:  Accounting Manager @ X3 Management Services, Inc.

EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS

High school attended: Valley Christian High School

Year of graduation: 2005

Location of high school: Cerritos, California

Sports you competed in while in high school (include number of years):  Varsity Softball, Varsity Roller Hockey, Cal Selects Ice Hockey

College attended: California State University, Long Beach

Year of graduation: 2010

Degree/major: Bachelors of Science/Business Accounting

ACCOMPLISHMENT HIGHLIGHTS

Pan American/World Games/International Experience: 3rd year team USA Inline Hockey

Team USA Sport Accomplishments: 2012 Silver Medal in World Championships & 2013 Gold Medal in World Championships

Other awards, honors, and statistics in hockey: NARCh Championships & Top Goaltender, Statewars Championships & MVP

FAVORITES SPOTLIGHT

Favorite sports figure: Patrick Roy & Jonathan Quick

Favorite food before a competition: Chicken Parmigiana

Favorite music to listen to during training or competition: Anything upbeat!

Favorite hobbies: Snowboarding, Wakeboarding, and Hiking.

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

Who is the person you most admire/greatest influence in your life and why: My Parents they have always worked hard to allow me to have the opportunities in life that I have. They are always my biggest fans & supporters.

FAMILY HIGHLIGHTS

Father’s name:  Denny

Mother’s name: Snookie

Brothers: Josh & Brad

Spouse’s name(if married): Johnny Jay