Amanda Conway

Amanda Conway

Q: Where are you from?
A: I am from Methuen, Massachusetts.

Q: What team do you play for and what do you do for a living?
A: I am currently playing Professional hockey player playing for the Connecticut Whale in the NWHL.

Q: Did you attend a University or College? What was your major?
A: I attended Norwich University for 4 years, where I majored in psychology.

Q: Why did you choose to play hockey?
A: I chose hockey because both my brothers and my sister played and I always wanted to do what they were doing. I've been playing since I could walk because we had a rink in our backyard.

Q: What's your favorite thing about being a professional athelete?
A: Getting to still play hockey and be a part of a great league with great people!

Q: Do you have any hockey career highlights, accomplishments, or favorite memories?
A: My favorite memory would be when we won a National Championship. Lots of the achievement and moments but this one stands out the most to me.

Q: What's the best part about being on the Connecticut Whale?
A: Being close with the team and the family dynamic the team has!

Q: Do you have any hobbies or activities you love as much as hockey?
A: Hiking, surfing, and snowboarding!

Q: What's your connection with TSR? Any fun memories? 
A: I've been going to TSR ever since I was a kid. It was the local hockey shop where we could get whatever we needed. My family became pretty friendly and known by the staff.

Q: Any advice for younger athletes?
A: To any younger athletes who want to play hockey, my advise to you is to be the kid that is working the hardest even when no one is watching. This was a game changer for me, and if you can get that you can do anything you put your mind to.