Angela Ruggiero

When I’m training and feeling the pressure, I always remind myself that I’m exactly where I want to be; enjoying myself and doing the sport I love.”


A four-time Olympic medalist, Angela Ruggiero is an ice hockey defenseman with Team USA. She competed for the fourth time at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, where she won the Silver medal. In 2010 Angela was elected to a highly regarded position as a member of the International Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission.

In addition to her four Olympic medals, Angela is a three-time World Champion and a leader of the U.S. Women’s Hockey National Team. She currently holds the record as All-Time Leader in Games Played for Team USA. Angela is one of the most prominent women’s ice hockey players in the world.

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Angela Ruggiero Named President-Elect, Women’s Sports Foundation

Ice Hockey Olympian Angela Ruggiero Elected to Key Leadership Seat;
Set to Succeed Current President Laila Ali in 2013

The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) announced today the appointment of a new President-Elect and four new members to the Board of Trustees. Olympic gold medalist Angela Ruggiero, Ice Hockey, has assumed the role of president-elect and will continue serving on the Board of Trustees to provide leadership and visibility for the organization’s mission. Ruggiero will succeed current WSF President Laila Ali in 2013.

As president-elect, Ruggiero will serve a two-year term as an official spokesperson for the Foundation and will help shape strategic direction and development initiatives for the organization.

“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,” expressed Ruggiero, who joined the Women’s Sports Foundation Board of Trustees in January 2010. “It is an honor to continue to build the legacy created by Billie Jean King and all of our leaders. As president-elect, I look forward to working with Laila Ali to fulfill her vision as president and to carrying the torch forward for all of our athletes who cross all abilities.” Read more »

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Hockey Great Angela Ruggiero to Coach Summer Camps at Chelsea Piers CT

Soccer Phenomenon Kristine Lilly, Hockey Great Angela Ruggiero and Squash Legend Natalie Grainger to Coach Summer Camps at Chelsea Piers Connecticut

(Stamford, CT – February 6, 2012) – Chelsea Piers Connecticut is pleased to announce that it has partnered with three world-renowned female athletes to run sport-specific summer camps for children.  Soccer phenomenon Kristine Lilly will offer the Kristine Lilly Soccer Academy, hockey great Angela Ruggiero will offer the Angela Ruggiero Hockey School, and Squash legend Natalie Grainger will run summer-long squash camps at Chelsea Piers Connecticut.

Former Olympian, Ruggiero will kick-off Chelsea Piers Connecticut summer camp with a week-long ice hockey camp July 9-13.  The full-day camp will be open to girls ages 6 to 14.  Ruggiero’s teaching philosophy is simple—every player is different and is to be treated as an individual. Each player will be exposed to the different aspects of their respective positions and will be encouraged to incorporate the skills learned into their own style of play. Read more »

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Angela Ruggiero Announces Retirement

Women’s Hockey Star, Ruggiero, Aims to Bring Games Back to U.S.

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Hockey Great Angela Ruggiero to Coach Summer Camps at Chelsea Piers CT

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