Colleen started playing hockey 6 years ago and has been obsessed ever since. She plays left wing because stopping on the right side is hard! She co-founded the Annapolis Osprey C team with Tory Harding in 2018. Her favorite hockey memory is winning the Mid-Atlantic Women’s Hockey League with Osprey for the second year in a row despite the fact that their goalie forgot all her equipment and had to play in someone else’s pads.
Emily started playing ice hockey when she was 10 and grew up playing with the Lady Patriots. In college she played club hockey with the University of Maryland, she captained the team for three years and was President for two years. After graduation, Emily returned to UMD to coach the team for several years. In 2017 she began coaching with the Montgomery Blue Devils girls’ program and this year is the U19 Head Coach. She plays for the District Renegades and helps run the Gardens Ice House Women’s League. Emily also plays ball hockey with the First Ladies.
Washington Wolves & Chesapeake Bay Lightning
Amber has been playing for 25 years. She currently plays for the Chesapeake Bay Lightning, Defense. She also is the Assistant Coach for the US Women’s National Ball Hockey Team and is the Head Coach of the Washington Wolves. Her favorite hockey memory is when she played the in the inaugural season of the National Women’s Hockey League for the Metropolitan Riveters.
Carol started her ice hockey journey at the age of 50 as a result of a back injury. She started with the learn to skate program and then learn to hockey programs at Medstar, 2012. She is a co-founder of the Brown Bears NGO. The mission of the Brown Bears is to increase access to the sport ice hockey for future generations across socioeconomic levels and race. Years playing: 9 Current team(s): Washington Wolves D team, Men’s house league, the Meltdowns Women’s house league, various Favorite hockey memory: Pond hockey 3v3 winter 2020 -2021
Jackie started her hockey career in middle school playing roller hockey. When she was 15, she was struck by a car and an anomaly from birth was found in her neck and was unable to play hockey until she was older. Jackie started playing ice hockey in college, where she founded, managed, and captained the Pitt Women’s Club Ice Hockey Team. She has coached several youth ice and ball hockey teams and participated in girls learn to play programs when she lived in Pittsburgh. She currently plays in house at TGIH and is starting a MAWHL team based in the Laurel area this fall. Her favorite hockey memory was having her number permanently retired (#88) at Pitt for her contributions to growing women’s hockey at Pitt and the Pittsburgh community.
Patty grew up in Florida and first got on the ice in graduate school in CT when a friend told her about free ice time. It took one late night with donated field hockey pads and borrowed skates a size too large, to hook her for life! After graduate school, it would be more than a decade before she had the opportunity to play hockey again. Patty has been playing in Laurel’s in-house women’s league for the past eight years. Her favorite hockey memory is traveling with friends to Eagle River, WI in 2015 to participate in the World Pond Hockey Championships.