Dani Henderson

flag United States
5' 6"
Cleveland, OH
8 Years
Jammer, Pivot

Dani is a veteran all-around player. She is a speedy blocker who has been known to wear the helmet stripe or star cover. She is a dependable team player and vocal leader on the track. She is small but mighty.

  • 2017 USARS NationalsThird Place
  • 2016 USARS NationalsThird Place

Dani played roller derby for another local league before helping to start the Red Hots in 2012. She is an owner and player of the team and was captain from 2013-2015.

Club Wins Loses Win rate
Chicago Red Hots 2 1 66.67
Points per Game
Penalties per Game
Interview with Dani

Where were you born?
I was born in the Panama Canal Zone in Panama, but grew up in Cleveland, OH

Current Occupation
Account Exec in technology

How old were you when you first skated?

What college did you attend?
MBA – University of Wisconsin, Madison; BS Miami University – Ohio

Did you practice any other sports in high school or college?
Cross Country & Track Runner

What you would tell a young girl who wanted to play roller derby?
Start speed skating!

What is your favorite thing about roller derby?
Its competitiveness and fast pace

How long does it take you to get to practice?
20 min – 1 hour depending on traffic

What has been the best roller derby game you have played?
Against the PA All Stars at Cicero in 2014.

Have you played roller derby on other teams?
I also play with the Windy City Rollers

What is your favorite city in the world?
Paris and New Orleans

What is your favorite T.V. show?
Friday Night Lights

And your favorite movie?

What you do for charity/volunteering?
Lycee Francais School; Global Alliance for Africa, PAWS

Who would you most like to meet?
Connie Britton

What’s hot right now?
Skating Fast!

What’s not right now?
Standing still on skates.