Get to Know: Austin hockey player Jason Stoulil

Published 9:44 pm Monday, December 7, 2015

Jason Stoulil, Austin hockey

Jason Stoulil, Austin hockey

Age: 18

Q: How did you originally get into your sport?

A: I started playing when I was four or five after my brother got into it when we moved to Minnesota.

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Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?

A: For hockey I’d have to go with playing in VFW state tournament when I was in eighth grade. It was a really fun and competitive season.

Q: What have you learned from playing sports?

A: I’ve learned how to be mentally tough to work through adversity and never give up.

Q: What is the hardest part about your sport?

A: Stopping on the ice.

Q: Who is your biggest sports role model and why?

A: My dad. He was a collegiate athlete so he knows what he’s talking about when it comes to sports. He always pushes me to be my best, and is one of my biggest supporters when I compete.

Q: What is your favorite movie or TV show?

A: ‘Non-stop’ with Liam Neeson.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Anatomy and Physiology.

Q: Q: What is your dream job?

A: Clinical Psychiatrist.

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Fish or pasta.

Q: What are your plans after high school?

A: Attend a four year university to study psychology and play hockey or football on the side.

Q: What’s a fun fact about you or hobby you enjoy most people don’t know about?

A: I love to fish and be on the lake.

Q: What are your top three pump songs before a big game?

A: ‘I’d Love to Change the World’ (Matstubs Remix) by Jetta, ‘The Drop’ by Boy Safari and ‘Show Me / Paranoid’ by Mike Stud.

Q: What are your top three guilty pleasure songs?

A: ‘Hello’ by Adele, ‘One Less Lonely Girl’ by Justin Bieber and ‘Blank Space’ by Taylor Swift.