In the beginning there was a hockey goalie...Hello, my name is Sharon (Hi Sharon!) I started off blogging about the then Phoenix Coyotes on Fanster.com and Penaltykill.net but once my daughter started playing goalie, I found our hilarious (and mostly true) tales made for a great blog of my own. Now I blog rink-to-rink as Puckgal and freelance write for online publications, blogs, and magazines.
Wearing the sports reporter hat for Raising Arizona Kids Magazine I have covered the world of youth sports with articles on hockey Skating On Fun Ice: Starting Your Child in Hockey, archery and the local Katniss Everdeens in Valley Archery Programs For Kids, the next open winners in Helping Young Golfers Get Started and even got physical with the derby girls in These Girls Are Rough, Tough and Really Fast
Helping small businesses, I have explored branding in Building Your Small Business Brand Is Easier Than You Think and Small Business Saturday in Making Small Business Saturday a Big Deal
As a hockey fan, I explored how the new hockey goalie development program will affect Arizona goaltenders in New Goalie Initiative Has Goalie Culture a Priority in Arizona and for three seasons helped to build the online community and presence for the Arizona Amateur Hockey Association
Written as a ghost for the a local resume and headhunting expert proving such reverse psychology tips as how to sabotage your job search in Don't Take That Attitude With Me! and keeping your job hunt fresh in Are You are Foul Weather Job Seeker?
While my favorite topics are hockey (you probably knew that already) trying the new and unexpected, conducting research and interviews also captivate my attention.
Once this season ends and I am not in the stands I will be starting a new blog about experiencing life after 40. I would love to hear from (and work with!) you so feel free to reach out and say hello at firstname.lastname@example.org