Player Profile – Clint

Quick-witted and fleet of foot, we see here our ankle-breaking St. Louis import doing what he does best. Take a look at Clint’s player profile:

Name: Clint Daniels
Age: 32
Hometown: Lafayette, IN

What is your favorite thing about or place in Tacoma?

Proctor farmer’s market, paddling off Owen’s beach at Point Defiance, and close proximity to great outdoor activities.

When did you make your competitive debut for the Rangers?

About a week after moving to WA, I joined a team of mostly rookies in getting trounced by Missoula at the Washington State invitational in Pullman.

What is your favorite thing about the Rangers?

The long weekly email updates. Can we get this down to a single page with lots of maps and graphs? 🙂

Do you prefer Gaelic Football or Hurling? What position?

Hurling, half-forward

What was your previous club(s)?

St. Louis Gaelic Athletic Club

What is your ‘motivation music’?

Irish Classic

What would you change about your game?

I would like to improve my roll lifts while running, and striking with frees and sideline cuts.

What is your funniest GAA/Rangers quote or memory?

“Keep it up Clint, you’re going to get that cake.” – Fred Dunne

What are your hobbies and interests outside the Rangers?

Hiking, kayaking, climbing, camping, reading, cooking, playing piano (terribly), astronomy and cosmos, wood working, wood burning, leather work, board games, puzzles, craft beer, snarky comments, etc…

What is the best piece of advice you were given?

“Don’t hit at all if honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft.” -Theodore Roosevelt

I think of this quote every time I see someone do a shitty dink ground hurl on the pitch.

If you could host a dinner with any 3 guests (alive or dead), who would you invite?

Nick Offerman, Pete Adeney (Mr. Money Mustache), Woody Harrelson.

What is your proudest GAA/Rangers memory/accomplishment?

Proudest GAA memory is co-captaining a St. Louis club team to the 2015 Pub League Championship.
Proudest memory as a Ranger is competing in the GAA finals in hurling, and watching high level hurling with the club.

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