Jenny Schmidgall Potter is a former professional ice hockey player and a former member of the US women's national ice hockey team. In her career, she played for NWHL teams like Minnesota White and Boston Blades. In 2019, she was named one of the best 25 players to play high school hockey in Minnesota for her career at Edina High School.
Is Jenny Schmidgall Potter Married? Find Out About Her Personal Life
The legendary ice hockey player, Jenny Schmidgall Potter, is in matrimony with her husband, Rob Potter. The couple tied the knot in the presence of their family and close ones in July 2001.
The duo shares two children, the oldest daughter Madison Potter who was born before she tied the knot with Rob in January 2001, and later came son Cullen Potter whom she gave birth in January 2007. Apart from Madison and Cullen, the details about the couple's additional children are under wraps.
Besides her professional life, the former Minnesota Whitecaps player lives a secretive life away and does not want media and public attention. That might be the reason why she is also not active on any social media platforms.
Reportedly along with her spouse, Jenny runs a summer hockey school in the Twin Cities, Minnesota.
Jenny Schmidgall Potter's Net Worth
As one of the most decorated players with impressive achievements during her professional career, the former ice hockey player has a net worth of $1 million. In contrast, Canadian ice hockey player Sean Brown holds a net worth of $2 million.
Check out the clip of Jenny Schmidgall playing ice hockey!
In her illustrious career, she played professionally for National Women's Hockey League teams like Minnesota Whitecaps, Boston Blades winning the Clarkson Cup champs in 2010. During her college years, she set an NCCA record for most goals in a single game with six and is the all-time leading scorer in Minnesota-Duluth Bulldog's hockey history.
Winning several honors and awards during her career, Jenny is sure to have racked in a good sum from her works.
Quick Facts: Jenny Schmidgall Potter
- Jenny Schmidgall Potter is the youngest child of Dwayne Schmidgall and Terri Schmidgall.
- She grew up with her two sisters Stephanie Schmidgall and Amber Schmidgall, in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
- Potter went to Edina High School and received her degree from the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) in business management in 2004.
- She got selected as a member of the US Women's Team for the first time in 1997.
- At 19, she was the second-youngest member of the 1998 US Women's National Team.
- After retiring as a player, Jenny coached nine years of high school hockey in Minnesota and served for two years as head coach at Trinity College, a Division III program in Hartford, Conn.
- Jenny was named the MVP for the 2008-09 season of the Western Women's Hockey League.
- The 1.63 meters tall player won a Gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics, silver medals at the 2002 Winter Olympics and 2010 Winter Olympics, and a bronze at the 2006 Winter Olympics.
- The talented athlete also worked as the head coach for the Slovakia Women's National Team and also served as the head coach at Ohio State in 2015-16.