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?

A: 4.

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!