Molly Schaus Biography

( 1988 - )
January 10, 2020
First published on:January 10, 2020
by Karan

Facts of Molly Schaus

Date of Birth: 1988, July 29
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Name Molly Patricia Schaus
Birth Place Voorhees, NJ
Horoscope Leo
Father David Schaus
Mother Cathy Schaus
Net Worth $0.2 million
Siblings Steven and Michael
House Location Natick, Massachusetts
Weight 71 kg
Position in Team Goaltender
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Hockey player
Started career as Ice hockey player
University attended Boston College
School attended Benet Academy of Lisle, Illinois
Religion Christianity

Silver medalist at the 2010 and 2014 Olympics, American Molly Patricia Schaus is a member of the United States women's national ice hockey team who plays as a goaltender.  The Boston Blades selected her in the 2011 CWHL draft. Schaus was nominated for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award in 2011, an honor bestowed upon the top player in NCAA Division I.

Molly Schaus, born on July 29, 1988, is the recipient of two MVP awards in hockey, as well as an award winner of the William Jaffe Cup for Sportsmanship and leadership at Deerfield. Schaus was a two-time member of the U.S. Women's National Team for International Ice Hockey Federation World Women's Championship.

Molly Schaus Salary and Net worth in 2020

Molly Schaus makes a decent amount of money from being a professional ice-hockey player. The 32-year-old veteran has an estimated net worth of seven-digit figures and earns an average salary in the range of $2,000-$10,000 annually starting from 2017.

Moreover, when Molly represented Team USA in Women's ice hockey at the Olympics, she earned a sum of $35,000 on winning two silver medals in 2010 and 2014, plus millions in endorsements. She also received four gold medals and a silver medal in the IIHF World Women's Championships and earned hundreds of dollars.

Molly's home in Natick, Massachusetts SOURCE: MA Patch

After Molly's father passed away, Molly inherited their home in Natick worth millions of dollars.

Is Molly Schaus Single or Married, who is she Dating now?

Molly Schaus is neither married nor in a relationship. She is single. Instead, Molly advocates for goaltender’s physical, mental and emotional development in youth hockey across Massachusetts.

Molly presently focuses on influencing kids in new ways, using hockey as a crutch.

She said to the LA Times, "Sport is such a universal language and has the power at every age level and every nationality to make a positive impact on kids’ lives.”

Early Life of Molly Schaus

Molly Schaus was born in New Jersey on July 29, 1988, to David and Cathy Schaus. Her family moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, shortly after her birth. Although she learned to skate first but moved to hockey to follow hockey-playing older brothers. At the age of 17, Shaus played in the Assabet Valley U19 girls' team.

 

Molly with her father and older brothers SOURCE: Instagram @schaus729

Molly now lives with her family in Natick, Massachusetts. 

Molly began her formal hockey career from an early age. During this time, Molly played hockey for Team Illinois. Molly drew inspiration to become a hockey player watching Team USA win the gold medal in the first women's hockey Olympic Games in 1998.

Honors and Playing Career

At the end of the 2010-11 season, Schaus was ranked third in the NCAA. She earned her first career assist against Northeastern on January 30, 2011. 

Schaus was nominated for the 2011 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award in NCAA Division I, helping her to become a finalist. She is also the winner of American Hockey Coaches Association All-America honors in first-team honors. 

Molly after a marathon in Pasadena, California SOURCE: Instagram @schaus729

While at Boston College, Schaus topped her school wins record for the 2010-11 season. After being selected as the goaltender in the All-America First Team, she generated her save percentage to .942, guiding BC to the Frozen Four.  

Molly on playing for Team USA

She has won five state championships and is the recipient of the Bertagna Goaltending Award, given to the outstanding goaltender. In 2015, Molly won her fourth gold medal at the world championships. In the 2010 Olympics, Molly won a silver medal along with silver medalists Brianna DeckerKacey Bellamy, and Amanda Kessel in the Women's Ice Hockey from Team USA.

Awards and Achievements

  • Two times nominee for the Patty Kazmaier Award for 2009 and 2011
  • Recipient of the BC's Scholar-Athlete Award 
  • Named to Hockey East's All-Academic Team

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