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Entry in the IOC 2010
Country USA (United States of America)
Born 03 January 1980
Bachelor of Arts in Government (cum laude), Harvard University (United States of America) (2004); Master of Education in Sports Management, University of Minnesota (United States of America) (2010)

Founder of Angela Ruggiero Girl’s Hockey Schools and Tournaments; Author of “Breaking the Ice”; TV analyst / personality

Sports practised
Ice hockey

Sports career
Olympic Games: gold medal in 1998, silver medal in 2002 and 2010, bronze medal in 2006; 3-time World Championship gold medalist, 7-time World Championship silver medalist; Harvard University 1999 National Champion; All-Star Team in 3 Olympic Games and 7 World Championships; 2004 Top VIII Award as Top Student Athlete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA); Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award Winner; more games played for Team USA than any other man or woman

Sports administration
Athlete Advisory Board and Board of Directors at Women’s Sports Foundation; United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Board of Directors; USOC Athlete Advisory Board; former Director of the NHL's New York Islander’s “Project Hope” and Children’s Foundation; Right to Play Athlete Ambassador; World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Foundation Board Member (2011-)

IOC History
Member (2010-2013) then Vice-Chair (2013-) of the Athletes' Commission; Member of the following Commissions: Entourage (2010-2015), Evaluation then Coordination for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in 2018 in PyeongChang (2011-), Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport (2015-); Chair of the Coordination Commission for the 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2016 in Lillehammer (2012-); Member of the Board of directors of Olympic Channel Services S.A., Switzerland (2015-)