Danielle Dillon

Name: Danielle Dillon

Age: 31

Residence: Smoke Run

High school: Moshannon Valley High School

College: Conemaugh School of Radiologic Technology

My favorite sport: Volleyball

I usually attend games with: My family and friends.

Favorite high school team: Moshannon Valley

Favorite college team: Penn State

Favorite pro team: Miami Dolphins

My favorite sports memory: Playing volleyball and softball in high school.

The local athlete I’ve most enjoyed watching: Vanessa Rowley of Moshannon Valley. The best all-around athlete I have ever seen.

My all-time favorite local coach: Dave Stodart from Madera. He coached me from soccer in elementary school, basketball and softball, up until when I graduated high school.

The most famous athlete I ever met: Garo Yepremian who was the kicker for the Miami Dolphins in the 70s.

My most prized autograph or picture is of: A softball from an all-star tournament in New York that I played in while in high school.

If I have a claim to fame as a fan, it would be: When I coached Mo Valley in volleyball, we upset West Branch and they went on to win the Inter-County Conference that season and advanced on to states.

If I were the boss of local sports, the one rule I would enforce would be: That all scholastic athletes get recognized equally and not just the star athletes on teams.

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