Dakota Prosch #10

Where were you born?
Boston, MA

What do you consider your hometown?
Chicago, IL

Current Occupation
Montessori elementary teacher in Chicago Public Schools

How old were you when you first skated?
I was 6, but I really learned when I was 20.

What college did you attend?
Colorado College

Did you practice any other sports in high school or college?
I played basketball, soccer, cross country and softball. I also boxed for a year before joining roller derby.

What you would tell a young girl who wanted to play roller derby?
Play only if you love it.

What is your favorite thing about roller derby?
It's fun and challenging. 

Have you done any speed skating?
Yes, I have gold, silver and bronze medals in speed skating and hold the world record in the 10,000 meter race on quad skates.

What has been the best roller derby game you have played?
My favorite game was the championship game of the WFTDA Nationals in 2007 against Gotham. The game felt then like the kind of roller derby I play now.

Have you played roller derby on other teams?
Before Red Hots, I used to play with the Windy City Rollers.

What is your favorite city in the world?
Barcelona, Spain

Who would you most like to meet?
Barack Obama

What's hot right now?
Red Hots!

What's not right now?
Making excuses.