Danielle Groen

USA Roller Sports

Groen

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