Danielle Groen

USA Roller Sports


Danielle Groen of Oceanside, CA, was chosen to the 2012 Team USA Women’s Inline Hockey team that traveled to Bucaramanga, Colombia to compete at the XI - Senior Women Inline Hockey World Championships, June 30 - July 7.  This was her first year being apart of the USARS World Team, but has being playing since age 7.  Danielle currently is sponsored by Mission Hockey and plays for the Mission Momentum hockey club.

Location of high school: Cerritos, CA


Sports you competed in while in high school (include number of years): Varsity Roller Hockey - 4 years, Varsity Softball  -  1 year, Cal Selects Ice Hockey - 2 years.

Other high school activities:

College attended: California State University Long Beach

Year of graduation: 2010

Degree/major: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Accounting

Sports you competed in while in college (include number of years):

Other college activities:

Occupation, current employer: Loan Processor, American Student Financial Group, Inc.

Career goals: Obtain a Certified Public Accountant Certificate

Current skating club: Mission Momentum

Coaches name: David Reskey

When did you begin skating: 7 years old

Are you sponsored and if so, by whom: Mission Hockey

Future goals you hope to obtain as a skater: Gold Medal with Team USA

Team USA Sport Accomplishments: N/A

Pan American Games:  N/A

Awards, honors and statistics received in roller sports:

NARCh Womens Platinum Top Goaltender

NARCh Gold Medalist

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

Other sports you currently participate in: N/A

Who is your favorite sports figure: currently, Jonathan Quick

Who is the person you most admire/greatest influence in your life and why: My mothers, she is the ultimate support in my life at all times and I wouldn't be where I am today without her.

List your hobbies: Hockey, Snowboarding, Wakeboarding, Hiking, and Working Out.

What music do you listen to during training or competition? Country and Hip Hop

What makes you a unique and special person: I do not quit easily, when I want something I will fight for it no matter how difficult it may be.

Favorite food before a competition: Garlic Chicken Pasta

Favorite movie: Slap Shot

Favorite place to shop: H&M

Most prized possession: Guy Herbert signed game used stick from the 1997 Playoffs with the Ducks

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

Anything else you would like us to know about you:

Family Information:

Father’s name: Dennis 

Father’s occupation: Safety Inspector

Mother’s name: Snookie

Mother’s occupation: Account Specialist

Brothers: Josh & Brad

Sisters: None

Spouse’s (if married): Johnny Jay

Children’s name and ages: None

Family Members Who Have Competed or Are Competing in Amateur or Professional Athletics: None

Olympic Games: None

Pan American Games: None

World University Games: None

Other Events/Sports: None