Team USA Years: 5
Hometown: Smithtown, New York
Current residence: Barcelona, Spain
Personal website/social media pages: Facebook- Catherine Santo
When did you begin playing hockey: Age 9
Current skating club/ Coaches name: Revision Vanquish - Nabeel Gerges
Are you sponsored and if so, by whom: Revision Hockey
Occupation, current employer: Hockey coach – Barcelona and Player- Rubi Cent Patins, Barcelona
High school attended: Smithtown High School
Year of graduation: 2006
Location of high school: Smithtown, New York
Sports you competed in while in high school (include number of years): Basketball 9-10, Hockey 8-12
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College attended: Suffolk County Community College
Year of graduation:
Degree/major: Fitness Specialist
Sports you competed in while in college (include number of years):
Other college activities
Pan American/World Games/International Experience: FIRS World Championships, Liga Nacional Elite Feminina Española
Team USA hockey awards, honors and statistics: 2007 FIRS Gold Medalist- Bilbao, Spain, 2008 FIRS Bronze medalist-Dusseldorf, Germany, 2009 FIRS Gold Medalist-Varese, Italy, 2010 FIRS Bronze Medalist- Beroun- Czech Republic, 2012 FIRS Silver Medalist- Buccaramanga, Colombia
Other awards, honors, and statistics in hockey: Narch Gold, Silver, Bronze Medalist, AAU Junior Olympics Gold, Silver, Bronze medalist
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Life Goals: To live each day of my life to the fullest; never taking it for granted.
Career goals: To become a fitness specialist and/or veterinarian
Future goals you hope to obtain as a hockey player: To win another World Championship for my country.
Favorite sports figure: Adam Graves, Pavel Datsyk, Alex Ovechkin
Favorite food before a competition: Grilled Chicken
Favorite movie: Pay it foward
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Favorite music to listen to during training or competition: Anything to get the blood pumping!
Favorite hobbies: playing hockey and working out
If you could pick one word to describe you, what would it be: Driven.
What makes you a unique and special person: Open minded and honest.
Who is the person you most admire/greatest influence in your life and why: My mother because, no matter what, she has always believed in me.
Father’s name: Michael
Father’s occupation: Electrician
Mother’s name: Anne
Mother’s occupation: Information of Technology Analyst
Sisters: Colette, Lauren