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Sport Hockey
CGA Australia   
Gender Women
Born 27 Mar 1980 in Sydney, AUS
Height1.70 m
Weight 60 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Spouse Lana
Residence Perth, WA, AUS
Occupation Landscape Architect
Languages English
Higher education Urban Planning - Murdoch University: Perth, WA, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She first played in 1991 at Revesby Workers' Club.
Why this sport? A teacher at school put a team together and she liked trying different sports when she was young. The local club coach asked if she would like to start playing there, which she accepted thinking it would be fun.
Club / Team South Perth: Perth, WA, AUS
Name of coach Adam Commens [national]
Coach from which country? Australia
Coach from what year? 2011
Training Regime She trains six days a week.
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Goalkeeper
International Debut
Year 2001
Competing for Australia
Opponent New Zealand
Location Melbourne, VIC
General Interest
Nicknames Cronky. (hockey.org.au, 04 Nov 2011)
Hobbies Woodwork, playing football and other sports, watching sunsets and hanging out with friends. Studying design and art. (Athlete 31 July 2009)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning a gold medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. (Athlete, 03 Jul 2011)
Most influential person in career "Everyone, because I feel if I don't perform I'm letting them down. (Athlete, 03 Jul 2011)
Hero / Idol Raelene Boyle.(Athlete, 03 Jul 2011)
Injuries Suffered a dislocated shoulder. (Athlete, 31 July 2009)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs She approaches every international game the same. (Athlete, 31 July 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Hard work + desire + perseverance = success." (Athlete, 03 Jul 2011)
Awards and honours In 2009, she was named in the FIH World All Star team. (obogoalkeeping.com, 14 Sep 2011)