Every once in a while, we’ll find a local Richmonder we’d all like to
know a bit more about. Same questions each time, and the answers are just for you.
This month, we talked to Richmond Kickers’ veteran goalkeeper Ronnie Pascale. This professional soccer player, VCU coach, husband, and father of two has been a Kicker since 2000. Over the course of his career in Richmond, Ronnie has been named fan’s choice MVP, player’s choice MVP, and has claimed USL2 goalkeeper of the year honors. See him in action this month leading the hometown Kickers on their quest to claim another championship.
Mountains or beach?
Dogs or cats?
Blackberry or iPhone?
What book is on your nightstand right now?
The Beckham Experiment, but it’s been there for about six months without being moved or opened.
If you were stranded on a desert island, what food would you want to grow on trees?
Mangoes – I love them.
Same island – what’s the one CD would you want to have with you?
Pink Floyd, The Wall.
What’s the last song you downloaded to your iPod?
Don’t remember. It was stolen about two years ago.
Favorite Richmond restaurant for the whole family?
Piccola’s in the Fan.
What if you have a sitter?
What is your favorite way to spend a rainy Sunday?
On the couch with the kids watching movies with a fire going.
What is your favorite vacation spot?
St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands.
What is your energy source?
Coffee, FRS and 5-Hour Energy…I mean my beautiful wife Stacy and my kids, Tabatha and Brayden!
Finish this sentence:
“My family loves it when I…” am home!
Favorite family day outing?
Apple picking in Charlottesville.
Readers will be surprised to know…
I love to cook. My kids don’t really appreciate it – they’ll eat anything. But my wife loves it. I specialize in Italian food. I make a mean lasagna. The secret is the sauce!