Angela Marie Ruggiero is a former American ice hockey defender, gold medalist and four-time Olympic athlete. She was a member of the International Olympic Committee from 2010 to 2018 and was a member of the IOC Executive Committee after being elected President of the IOC Athletes' Committee, which represents all Olympic athletes around the world, a position she has held in 2016 to 2018. Her hockey career, Ruggiero was named Best Player by The Hockey News and in the world honored as Best Player by the United States Olympic Committee. She is a member of the United States National Women's Ice Hockey Team, winning medals at four consecutive Olympic Winter Games, including one gold in 1998, two silver medals in 2002 and 2010, and a bronze medal in 2006. She has competed in ten women's world championships, winning four gold medals and six silver medals. During this time, she was named top defender twice at the Olympics and four times at the world championship.
Defenseman who played for the United States women's hockey team, winning a gold medal at the 1998 Olympics and picking up silver at the 2002 and 2010 Olympics.
She played prep hockey at Choate Rosemary Hall in Connecticut.
She won bronze in the 2006 Olympics.
She was born in Simi Valley, California.
Figure skater Tara Lipinski also won gold for the United States at the 1998 Olympics.
Montreal Axion players. Patty Kazmaier Award Winners. Harvard Crimson female ice hockey player. Olympic bronze medal for the United States in ice hockey. Minnesota Whitecaps players. Boston Blades Players. Tulsa Oilers (since 1992). Olympic gold medalist for the United States in ice hockey. The ice hockey players come from California. Alumni Choate Rosemary Hall. Olympic silver medalists for the United States in ice hockey. Member of the International Olympic Committee. Ice hockey players at the 1998 Winter Olympics. Medal winners at the 1998 Winter Olympics. Introduced into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Ice hockey players at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games. Medal winner at the 2002 Winter Olympics. Ice hockey players at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Ice hockey players at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games TM_VZ! Medal winner at the 2006 Winter Olympics. Medal winners at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games