Chad Pontinen

USA Curling

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 Position:    Lead
 Teammates:    
 Delivers:    Right-handed
 Born:    May 14, 1977, in Virginia, Minn.
 Hometown:    Blaine, Minn.
 Occupation:    Manufacturing engineer with Boston Scientific
 Education:    Bachelor's degree in Industrial Technology-Manufacturing Technology and Manufacturing Management from Bemidji State University
 Family:    Married
 Year started curling:    1995
 Height:    5 feet 10 inches
 Weight:    175 pounds

Curling Highlights:

  • St. Paul Cashspiel: 2006 (semifinalist)
  • St. Paul Curling Club champion
  • 2004 Eveleth Curling Club champion
  • 2003 Early Bird Bonspiel champion

About:

Favorite sport: Hockey

Favorite CD: Bob Dylan

Favorite movie: "Tommy Boy"

Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, golfing