Tell us about your hometown, family and hobbies.
My hometown of Sherwood Park brings a whole lot of enjoyable things to the table for me and my family, but it also brings intriguing opportunities my way. My family of Mother (Tracy), Father (Kevin), Brother (Spencer), Sister (Anna) all are loving & caring people. One of my favorite hobbies is working with technology. I enjoy coming home after a hard day of work to either sit and play some video games, or watch a movie. For active hobbies, I like the early morning golf sessions.
How did you originally begin playing hockey (what age as well) and what is your favorite memory from when you were younger?
I originally began hockey because of the boys in my family as they all played it and I wanted in on the fun; this was around age 5 or 6. My favorite memory from when I was younger actually wasn’t that long ago. A few years ago I was fortunate enough to be able to spend a whole day with my favorite goalie, Carey Price.
Who is your favorite NHL player and who do you model your game after? Why?
My favorite NHL player/goalie is Carey Price and I also try to model my game after him. He is a very aggressive, athletic goalie, but is also very calm and perfect in all of his movements.
What team do/did you play for? What was your favorite part from the season?
Last year I played for the Sherwood Park Kings Athletic Club Midget Oilers and my favorite part from the season was being around my teammates and playing together, even though we only had about 3 games.
What are your top goals as a student athlete? Why are they your top goals?
My top goals as a student athlete would be to excel in my academics this coming school year, make new friends and improve on my skills within my hockey game.
How important is school from your perspective? Why is it that way?
School for me is a very important aspect for my future, noting that my marks are what I need to achieve my aspirations. School is as big as hockey, since it will teach me the skills I need throughout my whole life.
What would it mean to you to play at the NCAA or Pro level?
For me to play NCAA/Pro hockey it would mean that I would have to work hard, but in the end it would mean everything since I made the level I have been working towards since I was 5.
What separates you as a player or person? How do you continue to get better?
The thing that I believe separates me is my work ethic and respect to others. I want to continue improving these aspects as I get older.
What impact are you looking to have in your sports career? (Community, team, success, etc)
The impact I would like to make is simply to be there for my teammates helping them out through their own careers.
One fun fact about you.
I am a very fast runner.