Getting to Know | Shannon Fay of SoccerGrlProbs
Q: How would you describe a typical day in your shoes?
A: During the week, I wake up around 5:30 and go to Equinox where I am a personal trainer, after my morning sessions, I work out then head to our office in Herald Square, or Long Island if we are shipping. After work, I train my night clients then I play soccer in Brooklyn or go home and cook. On the weekends, I like to play soccer, spend time with family, run and bike.
Q: What is your favorite memory from your soccer career?
A: States my senior year of high school.
Q: What is your favorite hometown restaurant?
A: Bubba’s Burrito Bar.
Q: Who is your soccer idol?
A: Brandi Chastain.
Q: What is something that most people do not know about you?
A: I have a bucket list that I keep on my night stand with everything I want to do in my life, I check it off when I do it!
Q: Do you have any siblings? If so, tell us about them.
A: I have an older brother Brian who played college soccer. He’s hilarious and we both love being outdoors and playing sports.
Q: If you could fly anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?
A: Next on my list is Australia!
Q: What do you enjoy doing most with your family?
A: Going to the beach, we bring dinner down and play volleyball.
Q: What is your favorite quote? What does it mean to you?
A: ”I’m not superstitious, I’m just a little stitious” -Michael Scott, from one of my favorite shows The Office.
Q: How old were you when you started playing soccer?
Q: Who is your favorite actor/actress?
A: Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler.
Q: What is your favorite emoji?
A: The upside down smiley face.
Q: Rate yourself on a scale from 1 to 10 on how happy you are on a daily basis: (1 being the least, 10 being the happiest).
A: 9 3/4ths
Q: If you could have one super power, what would you chose and why?
A: To fly.
Q: Who is your favorite author?
A: John Grisham.
Q: If you could have any job in the world, what would you chose and why?
A: What I do now, I love making people laugh, and empowering others.
Q: If you could tell your 12-year-old self one thing, what would it be?
A: Don’t sweat the small stuff!