Mroz is the 2009 U.S. silver medalist, a two-time U.S. junior silver medalist (2007-08) and a two-time Junior Grand Prix Final silver medalist (2007-08) ... Has claimed two medals (one silver, one bronze) in the Grand Prix Series ... Won the silver medal at the 2006 U.S. Championships as a novice.
Began skating at age 4 and played hockey to start - "I grew up in a hockey family so skating was in our blood. Plus I am one of four brothers and I think our mom sent me to the rink to get me out of her hair." ... Participated in the Basic Skills Program from 1994-95 ... Previously coached by Doug and Michelle Leigh (2002-04) and Debbie Howe (2001-04) ... Studying biology ... Admires Brian Boitano ... Received the President's Physical Fitness Award for 2002 and 2003 ... Was a boy scout ... Has a dog named Wags ... Enjoys snowboarding, watching movies, playing video games and reading ... His mother and younger brother suffered near-fatal injuries in a car accident, which Mroz says "taught me to be strong, trust God and stay focused." ... Looks up to Pat Rummerfield, the world's first fully recovered quadriplegic, who competes in Ironman triathlons and marathons, and helps children recover from spinal cord injuries ... Rummerfield visited with Mroz's brother, who suffers from a spinal cord injury due to the car accident ... Aspires to be a dentist ... Favorite words to live by: "In life, you make choices. You must always keep in mind that the choice you make makes you."
2013 Season NotesSP Music: "Mack the Knife" by Frank Sinatra
FS Music: "Toccata and Fugue" by Bach, "Cello Concerto" by Yo-Yo Ma
2012 Season NotesSP Music: "Mack the Knife" by Frank Sinatra
FS Music: Carmen by Georges Bizet, "Carmen Suite" by Rodion Shchedrin, "Flamenco" by Antonio De Lucena
Costumes designed by Kay Evans
2011 Season NotesSP Music: Music from The Barber of Seville by Giaochino Rossini
FS Music: Music from On the Waterfront by Leonard Bernstein
2010 Season NotesSP Music: Athur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown's "Temptation" performed by Tito Puente and his orchestra
FS Music: Beethoven's "Symphony No. 5 in C minor" performed by the Wiener Philharmoniker and Beethoven's "Romance No. 2 in F major" performed by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
2009 Season NotesSP Music: "Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks" by Richard Strauss
FS Music: "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor" by J.S. Bach
Costumes designed by Julie McDonough
2008 Season NotesSP Music: "Night on Bald Mountain" by Modest Mussorgsky (choreographed by Kurt Browning)
FS Music: "King of the Forest" by Edvin Marton (choreographed by Tom Dickson)
Costumes designed by Chong and Julie McDonough
2007 Season NotesSP Music: "Improviso" by Nino Rota
FS Music: "Malaguena" by Stan Kenton
2006 Season NotesSP Music: "Montoona Clipper"
FS Music: Music from the soundtrack of The Incredibles