Skater of the Month – March 2019

Full Derby Name: SlamHerHeadShark

Skater Number: 11



1. What is your REAL name?

Ally Andrews

2. What does the Derbyverse call you? And what is your Skater Number?

SlamHerHead Shark or Shark #11

3. Is there a story behind your derby name?

I worked in the marine research field prior to starting my derby career.

4. How did you get started playing for Diamond State Roller Derby?

I wanted an indoor physical activity for the winter because I can’t handle the cold weather. Roller derby came to mind and I found a local team and signed up for class immediately.

5. What is one of your goals for the 2018 season?

I’d like to help my team finish out a winning season.

6. What is your most memorable moment with Diamond State?

Being thrown into play my first sanctioned game when I thought I’d be riding the bench.

7. When you’re not being a bada** skater…what are you doing? (Profession/Hobbies)

I coach softball and teach science.

8. What skaters do you most admire most and why?

I admire any skater that continuously puts in effort on and off the track to support their team.

9. Any advice for someone who might be considering trying derby or are new to derby?

Try it out, and keep going!

10. Any final thoughts for our fans?

Thank you! My team and I are incredibly grateful for all your support! We love seeing you guys out there!