WILSON Jennifer < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA South Africa   
Gender Women
Born 27 Mar 1979
Height1.67 m
Weight 62 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Canterbury, ENG
Occupation Athlete, Coach
Languages English
Higher education Public Relations - Varsity College Durban: South Africa
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She initially began playing mini-hockey as a junior before later taking up the full version of the game.
Club / Team Canterbury Ladies HC: England
Name of coach Giles Bonnet [national]
Coach from which country? South Africa
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Forward
International Debut
Year 2001
Competing for South Africa
Opponent United States
General Interest
Nicknames Willow, Jen (kentonline.co.uk, 27 Mar 2014; spar.co.za, 30 Jun 2007)
Hero / Idol Australian hockey player Katrina Powell, US diver Greg Louganis. (SAHA, 13 Oct 2007)
Injuries She had a back injury in 2011. (kentonline.co.uk, 06 Jun 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Work hard and enjoy". (Athlete, 05 Oct 2010)
Famous relatives She has competed as a springboard diver. (Athlete, 05 Oct 2010)
Other information HOCKEY ROLES
She is player-coach for Canterbury Ladies Hockey Club in England. (kentonline.co.uk, 19 Feb 2014)

FROM ZIMBABWE TO ENGLAND
She was born in Zimbabwe, but moved to South Africa at age four. She has lived in the UK for nine years since signing for Canterbury Ladies HC in 2003. (Twitter profile, 31 Mar 2014; kentonline.co.uk, 06 Jun 2012)