Tanja Eisenschmid

Tanja Eisenschmid (born April 20, 1993) is a German female ice hockey player who plays for the Minnesota Whitecaps of the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL) and the Germany women's national ice hockey team.

Tanja Eisenschmid
Born (1993-04-20) April 20, 1993
Kaufbeuren, Germany
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 152 lb (69 kg; 10 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NWHL team
Former teams
Minnesota Whitecaps
ESC Planegg
ECDC Memmingen
North Dakota Fighting Hawks
National team  Germany
Playing career 2010present

She attended the University of North Dakota, playing for their women's hockey team, from 2012 to 2016.[1] Afterwards, she joined the independent Minnesota Whitecaps beginning in the 2016–17 season.[2] She remained with the Whitecaps when the team joined the professional National Women's Hockey League (NWHL) in the 2018–19 season.[3]

She was a member of the German team that competed at the 2013 IIHF Women's World Championship and the 2014 Olympics.[4] She is also a marketing intern for the University of North Dakota's television show, Studio One.


  1. "Tanja Eisenschmid Elite Propects". EliteProspects.com. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  2. "Tanja Eisenschmid 2016–17 Whitecaps Profile". minnesotawhitecaps.sportngin.com. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  3. "Fifteen Sign Contracts for 2018-19 Season". OurSportsCentral.com. 5 September 2018.
  4. 2015 IIHF World Championship roster

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