Penny Shantz

Penny Shantz (also known as Penny Ryan, born May 23, 1960[1]) is a Canadian curler.

Penny Shantz
Other namesPenny Ryan
Born (1960-05-23) May 23, 1960
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Curling clubNorth Shore WC, North Vancouver, BC
Member Association Canada
Hearts appearances2: (1983, 1989)
1 (1988) (demo)

She competed at the 1988 Winter Olympics when curling was a demonstration sport. The Canadian women's team won the gold medal, defeating Sweden in the final.

In 1980s she was married to famous Canadian curler Pat Ryan, World and Canada champion.[2][3]


1982Ruby SowinskiDeb LewisPenny RyanBonnie Bower[4]
1982—83Cathy ShawChristine JurgensonSandra RippelPenny RyanSTOH 1983
1987—88Linda MooreLindsay SparkesDebbie JonesPenny RyanPatti Vande (OG)COCT 1987
OG 1988
1988—89Debbie ShermackPenny RyanDiane AlexanderTwyla PrudenSandra RippelSTOH 1989 (8th)
1989Kerrylenn RichardsPenny RyanSandra RippelIris Nelson[4]
2002—03Marilyn BodoghTheresa BreenSusan FroudSara GatchellPenny ShantzCC 2003 (T 7th)
2004—05Penny ShantzKerrylyn RichardElizabeth FolkSandra Jenkins
2006—07Penny ShantzSandra JenkinsSherry HeathSusan Hamilton
2007Sandra JenkinsPenny ShantzSusan HamiltonSherry HeathBrittany Rouck
2011—12Penny ShantzDebbie Jones-WalkerDeborah PulakShirley WongCSCC 2012 (10th)
2012—13Penny ShantzSandra JenkinsKate HorneSherry Heath
2013—14Penny ShantzSandra JenkinsDebbie PulakKate HorneCSCC 2014 (7th)
2014—15Penny ShantzSandra JenkinsColleen RobsonKate Horne
2016—17Lynne NoblePenny ShantzColleen RobsonKathy BranchCSCC 2017
2017—18Lynne NoblePenny ShantzColleen RobsonKaren LepineCSCC 2018 (4th)
2018—19Sandra JenkinsPenny ShantzColleen RobsonKate Horne


  1. Penny Ryan | Team Canada - Official Olympic Team Website
  2. Rock Talk - Newsletter of the London Curling Club - October 2012 (page 3: «…Teams skipped by Linda Moore and Pat Ryan eventually wore Canada’s colours at Calgary. Penny Ryan, who was Pat’s wife at the time, was selected for Moore’s team but she didn’t usually curl with them…»)
  3. Monte Stewart (March 16, 2012). "Shantz takes on foes from yesteryear in quest for elusive national crown". Retrieved August 5, 2019.
  4. Curlers Corner Autumn Gold Curling Classic | Past Winners
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