Catherine Santo

USA Roller Sports


Congratulations to Catherine (Cat) Santo of St. James, NY and to the entire Women’s Inline Hockey team on winning the silver medal at the 2012 FIRS World Inline Hockey Championship in Bucaramanga, Colombia, June 30 – July 8.  This is her sixth year on Team USA, and she was also a member of the JR Women’s Team USA for four years. Cat has won numerous medals at the World Championships, including 3 gold, 1 silver, and 2 bronze.  She is currently sponsored by Revision hockey.

Team USA Years: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012

Hometown:   St. James, NY

Current residence:   St. James, NY

Personal website/journal/web log (blog) address: 

Education:  Some college

High school attended:  Smithtown High School

Year of graduation: 2000

Location of high school:  Smithtown, NY 
Sports you competed in while in high school (include number of years):  Basketball (Gr 10).  Inline Hockey Club (Gr 8-12)

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College attended: Suffolk Community College

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Degree/major: Fitness Specialist 

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Current skating club:   Revision, CA

Coaches name:  Nabeel Gerges

When did you begin skating:  age 9 

Are you sponsored and if so, by whom:  Revision  

Future goals you hope to obtain as a skater:  To win the 2012 FIRS Gold Medal

Team USA Sport Accomplishments:   Jr Team USA 2003-2006
Women’s Team USA 2007-2012 (asst Captain) 2010.  3 gold, 2 bronze medals.

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Awards, honors and statistics received in roller sports: 
AAU All American (4 years), Team USA Gold, Silver and Bronze Medalists, Narch Gold Medalists, AAU Gold, Silver and Bronze Medalist

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Who is your favorite sports figure:  Adam Graves, Pavel Bure

Who is the person you most admire/greatest influence in your life and why:  My mom, she always pushes me to be the best I can and has never given up on me.

List your hobbies:  Inline Hockey

What music do you listen to during training or competition?  Anything upbeat.

What makes you a unique and special person:  
Open-minded and non-judgemental

Favorite food before a competition:    
Pasta and Chicken

Favorite movie:  My Cousin Vinny 

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Most prized possession:   St. Christopher Medal 

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Family Information:

Father’s name:   Michael

Father’s occupation:  Electrical Contractor

Mother’s name:  Anne

Mother’s occupation:  Systems Analyst  

Brothers:  Michael Jr.

Sisters:  Colette, Lauren.  Niece:  Shayna

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