Allison Era

USA Roller Sports

Era

2012 Womens Inline Hockey World Team Member

Congratulations to Allison Era of Glendale, Arizona on being chosen to the 2011 Women’s Inline Hockey World Team who will be competing in FIRS Senior Women’s Inline Hockey World Championships  July 01, 2011 to July 10, 2011 in Roccaraso, Italy.  She was a member of Team USA in 2008, 2009, 2010, and took home the gold medal in 2009 and the bronze medal in 2010. She is currently sponsored by Castle Sports Club and Behind the Mask Hockey Shops, and currently skates for Phoenix Dragons/Team Excalibur, Phoenix AZ.


Team USA Years: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 
 
Birthplace: Luke Air Force Base, Arizona 
 
Hometown: Glendale, AZ 
 
Current residence: Plattsburgh, NY 
 
Personal website/journal/web log (blog) address: PlaysLikeAGirl.com 
 
Education: 
 
High school attended: Independence High School 


Year of graduation: 2010 
 
Location of high school: Glendale, AZ 
 
Sports you competed in while in high school (include number of years): 
 4 Years Inline Hockey (Phoenix Dragons/Team Excalibur) 
 4 Years Ice Hockey (LA Selects) 
 
Other high school activities: Editor-in-Chief - School Newspaper 
 
High School Honors: Honor Roll from 2006 through 2010 
 
 
 
College attended: SUNY Plattsburgh 
 
Year of graduation: 2014 
 
Degree/major: Business Management 
 
Sports you competed in while in college (include number of years): 
 2 years Women's Ice Hockey (Plattsburgh-DIII ECAC West) 
 
 
Occupation, current employer:  Student 
 
Career goals: 
 
Current skating club: SUNY Plattsburgh Women's Ice Hockey (NCAA DIII ECAC West) 
 
Coaches name: Kevin Houle 
 
When did you begin skating: Age 6 (inline) Age 8 (ice) 
 
Are you sponsored and if so, by whom: 
Behind the Mask Hockey, Castle Sports Club 
 
Future goals you hope to obtain as a skater: 
I want to win an NCAA National Championship 
 
Team USA Sport Accomplishments: 
2011 FIRS World Championships TEAM USA Gold Medalist 
2010 FIRS World Championships TEAM USA Bronze Medalist 
2009 FIRS World Championships TEAM USA Gold Medalist 
2008 FIRS World Championships TEAM USA Bronze Medalist 
 
Awards, honors and statistics received in roller sports: 
2009 Narch Finals Women?s Platinum (Raw Steel) Gold Medalist 
2009 Narch Finals 18u Girls (Raw Steel) Gold Medalist 
2009 AAUJO Womens National Championships (Excalibur) Gold Medalist 
2009 AAUJO 18u Girls National Championships (Excalibur) Gold Medalist 
 
2008 Narch Finals Womens Platinum (OC Blades) Bronze Medalist 
     (Womens Platinum High Scorer Award) 
2008 Narch Finals 18u Girls (OC Blades) Gold Medalist 
2008 USARS Womens (Excalibur) Silver Medalist 
2008 AAUJO 18u Girls National Championships (Excalibur) Gold Medalist 
2008 AIHA State Champions Gold Medalist 
     (Womens Div and 16U Boys) 
 
2007 AAUJO 18u Girls (OC Blades) Gold Medalist 
2007 USARS Womens National Championships (Excalibur) Bronze Medalist 
2007 State Wars Women (Team AZ) Gold Medalist and All-American 
2007 USAHIL Womens D1 Gold Medalist and All-Tournament Team 
2007 Narch Winternationals Women (Excalibur) Gold Medalist 
2007 AIHA State Champions Gold Medalist 
     (Womens Div, 16U, and 14U) 
2006 USARS Team USA 16u Girls 
2006 USARS Womens National Championships (Excalibur) Bronze Medalist 
2006 USAHIL Womens D2 Gold Medalist and All Tournament 
2006 Narch Winternationals Women (Excalibur) Gold Medalist 
 
2005 USAHIL Womens D2 Silver Medalist and All-Tournament Team 
 
Other awards and/or honors received outside of roller sports: 
 
 
NCAA Women's Ice Hockey Awards 
2012 NCAA DIII Women's Ice Hockey Final Four (3rd) 
2012 ECAC West Finals - Silver Medalist and All-Tournament Team (Defenseman) 
2012 ECAC West - Second Team All-ECAC West (Defenseman) 
2011 ECAC West - Silver Medalist 
2011 ECAC West - All-Rookie Team West 
2011 SUNY Plattsburgh Cardinals - Rookie of the Year 
 
USA Hockey Girls Ice Hockey Awards 
2010 USA Hockey Nationals 19u (WI) Quarter-Finalist 
2010 USA Hockey Pacific District Finals (CA) 19U Gold Medalist 
2009 USA Hockey Nationals 19u (NY) Quarter-Finalist 
2009 USA Hockey Pacific District Finals (AK) 19U Gold Medalist 
2008 USA Hockey Nationals 16u (PA) Quarter-Finalist 
2008 USA Hockey Pacific District Finals (CA) 16U Gold Medalist 
2008 Prospects Showcase Tournament Invitee (Toronto, CAN) 
2007 Prospects Showcase Tournament Invitee (Toronto, CAN) 
2006 USA Hockey NTDP Selectee Rocky Mountain District (UT) 
 
National Honor Society (2009) 
Honor student 2006-10 at Independence High School 
Founder and Vice President IHS - Advanced Placement Club 
 
 
Who is your favorite sports figure: Shane Doan, Sidney Crosby (NHL Players) 
 
Who is the person you most admire/greatest influence in your life and why: 
My dad because he pushes me to make goals and to achieve them. 
 
List your hobbies: Hockey, working out, reading
 
What music do you listen to during training or competition? 
Rock or dance music because it helps to pump me up 
 
What makes you a unique and special person: 
I am a fierce competitor but am always there for someone in need. 
 
Favorite food before a competition: Steak, potatoes, and caesar salad 
 
Favorite movie: Remember The Titans 
 
Favorite place to shop: Kohl's 
 
Most prized possession: My family and freinds mean the most to me 
 
If you could pick one word to describe you, what would it be: DETERMINED 
 
Anything else you would like us to know about you: 
 
Most thrilling experience: 
Trying out for and making the 2008 USA Women's World Inline Hockey team at age 
15. 
 
Most embarrassing experience: My first ice hockey game in the summer of 2000 
(age 8) 
After only playing inline all my life. Wore my skate guards onto the ice, choked on my mouth-piece that had not been heat formed yet, 
and my breezers dropped to my knees on my first shift because I wasn't wearing 
suspenders. 
 
Family Information: 
 
Father's name:  Greg 
 
Father's occupation: IT Professional and Ice/Inline Hockey Coach 
 
Mother's name: Lisa 
 
Mother's occupation: Human Resource Manager