Q & A: Stephania Cash

"It's never, ever, too late to live the dream!"



Height: Five feet, three and one-half inches
Weight: One hundred-fifty pounds
Hair: Blonde
Hometown:  Amherst, Virginia

Stephania Cash is proving that it's never too late to follow a dream.  A registered nurse 
and mother of adolescent twin daughters, she finally decided to pursue a longtime desire to 
be a wrestler.  In a sport where newcomers tend to be barely out of their teen years, 
Stephania brings a much-needed degree of maturity and life experience to the game.  

And we're proud to say that she will be making her PGWA debut very soon!

LADYSPORTS: Welcome to LadySports, Stephania! Tell us, who trained you?
STEPHANIA CASH: I was trained at GXW, under the direction of David McCloud. I have also been trained by Dave and Earl Hebner...the late Johnny Ringo... Ethan Cross... Ace Montana... Magnus and Mickie James... also Carnage, a over 20 year vet in the business. I currently train at Shooters Academy in Amherst, Virginia with Billy Warlock and his staff ... Clyde George...A.C. Collins.... and Jason Jones.

LS: What was your biggest influence to become a wrestler?
SC: My biggest influence to becoming a wrestler was Dave McCloud. He pushed me to my physical limits and made me strong, and taught me a great deal about the business and the art of wrestling.

LS: What other sports do you have an interest in?
SC: Others sports I competed in are gymnastics and cheerleading in high school and college.

LS: How would you describe yourself in terms of personality, likes, dislikes, and strengths?
SC: My personality is very outgoing and friendly. I like being around positive people with great attitudes. I dislike being around negative or critical people. And my strength is that I never give up...I push through and work towards goals that I set for myself.

LS: And what is your most marked characteristic as a wrestler?
SC: I'm old school. I've been told that a lot...that they see my boots, and it reminds them of some of the first female wrestlers.

LS: What is most important in your training?
SC: When I first started training I was in horrible shape. I started lifting, and I started eating better. I do ideal protein protocol...mostly meats and veggies. And lots of water.

LS: How would you best describe your ring style?
SC: My ring style is old school and technical, since I'm a face...mostly .

LS: What moves are you best known for?
SC: The running bulldog and DDT are two of my moves...another is my cartwheel splash.

LS: Have you ever been injured in the ring?
SC: I haven't been terribly injured in the ring, thank God, but have had many bruises... cuts ... pulled muscles and strains to my knees and back.

LS: Who have been your toughest opponents?
SC: I would say my toughest opponent has been Kacee Carlisle.

LS: Who are your allies?
SC: My allies are the ones that have trained me mostly...they usually have my back.

LS: What has been your most memorable win?
SC: My most memorable win was when I first started wrestling, and I won in my hometown of Amherst.

LS: What was your worst loss?
SC: The worst loss was against Rebecca Lynn for the Bruiser Woman's Championship in Virginia.

LS: Who is the one wrestler you would most like to face in the ring, but haven't yet?
SC: I would love to wrestle Fantasia.

LS: What type of match do you enjoy the most?
SC: I enjoy mixed tag matches, they're exciting!

LS: And what sort of reactions do you get from people when they learn you are a wrestler?
SC: Mostly people ask, "Doesn't that hurt? Aren't you afraid of getting hurt?"

LS: What are your fans like?
SC: My fans are from the very young girls and boys to the diehard wrestling fans that come to almost every show I wrestle.

LS: If you had the power, what one thing would you do to improve the sport?
SC: I wouldn't do much to improve the sport, but would encourage young girls and boys to try the sport and see if they like it. I was not sure when I started if I could truly become a wrestler, but with time and training you build confidence.

LS: Where have you wrestled, and what titles have you held?
SC: Unfortunately I haven't held any titles yet, but have wrestled in Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Delaware so far.

LS: What has been your most unforgettable moment in the sport so far?
SC: I had an opportunity to be trained by Mickie James and listen to her advice to me, and what I needed to work on to build my skills and my character. It was an honor to learn from her.

LS: Any regrets?
SC: I regret not coming to this sport earlier, but I'm so glad I'm here now.

LS: What would you do if you couldn't be in wrestling?
SC: If I couldn't be wrestling physically I would be training wrestlers.

LS: What is your personal motto?
SC: Live each day as if it were your last.

LS: What would make you most happy in life?
SC: What would make me most happy is that I could look back on my life one day and say, "Wow, I actually became a professional wrestler and showed everyone that's it's never, ever too late to live the dream."

LS: And before we go, is there anything else you'd like to add?
SC: I'd just like to thank all the followers and fans of wrestling, because if it wasn't for the fans then our sport would be incredibly boring. The fans make it all worthwhile!!!