About Angela Ruggiero:
Angela Marie Ruggiero is an American ice hockey defenseman. She is a member of the International Olympic Committee and was a member of the United States women's national ice hockey team, medaling in four successive Winter Olympic Games, including one gold medal. She also authored a memoir about her hockey experiences and was a contestant on the NBC reality show The Apprentice. She announced her retirement from USA's national hockey team on December 28, 2011 and is currently a student at Harvard Business School. Ruggiero was born in Panorama City, California, but grew up in Harper Woods, Michigan. On June 29, 2015, Ruggiero was announced as a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2015.
It's not about, 'Let me play as long as I can so I don't have to grow up.' It's about, 'Let me play as long as I enjoy it,' and when it's time to step away, I can step away gracefully even if I'm still good enough to keep playing, because I'm ready f...Angela Ruggiero
I find that I've tried to become a better hockey player every year and not just hold on. At the same time, I've also made it a point to increase or grow in some other area of my life. If I were just playing hockey, I would probably be done with the s...Angela Ruggiero
The Women's Sports Foundation holds a unique position in developing opportunities for girls and women of all abilities to be active whether recreationally or competitively, and I'm excited to help lead the organization to impact even more lives. It i...Angela Ruggiero