Bill Stopera

USA Curling

 Position:    Vice skip
 Teammates:    Tyler George, Dean GemmellMartin Sather
 Age:    45
 Hometown:    Briarcliff Manor, NY
 Occupation:    Insurance broker with Professional Group Marketing
 Education:    Northeastern University
 Family:    Married; 2 children, Andrew & Megan
 Year started curling:    1977
Curling Club:    Ardsley (N.Y.) 

Curling Highlights:

  • World Men's Championship: 2012 (8th)
  • U.S. National Championships: 2013 (4th), 2012 (champion), 2011 (4th), 2010 (4th)
  • Continental Cup: 2013 (champion)
  • U.S. Olympic Team Trials: 2014 (3rd)

2013-14 Competition Schedule:

Dates  Event  Location  Results 
Sept. 5-8  Stu Sells Oakville Tankard  Oakville, ON  2-2 
Sept. 26-29  Point Optical   Saskatoon, SK  2-3 
Oct. 4-6  St. Paul Cashspiel  St. Paul, MN  1-4 
Oct. 17-20  Stroud Sleeman Cashspiel  Stroud, ON  5-3, runner-up 
Oct. 24-27  Huron ReproGraphics Oil Heritage Classic  Sarnia, ON  3-2, quarterfinals 
Nov. 10-17  2014 U.S. Olympic Team Trials  Fargo, ND  4-4, 3rd place 
Jan. 3-5 Four Seasons Cashspiel Blaine, MN 6-1, semifinals
Jan. 8-12 Nationals Challenge Round Blaine, MN  
       

Curls out of:  Ardsley Curling Club