WRIGHT Kate < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA Canada   
Gender Women
Born 14 Aug 1989 in Toronto, CAN
Height1.73 m
Weight 63 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Vancouver, BC, CAN
Languages English
Higher education University of British Columbia: Canada
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She was introduced to the sport when she was 14.
Why this sport? She tried out for her high school team.
Club / Team UBC Thunderbirds: Canada
Name of coach Hash Kanjee
Coach from which country? Zimbabwe
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Forward
International Debut
Year 2007
Competing for Canada
Opponent Chile
Tournament Exhibition Match
Location Vancouver, BC
General Interest
Hobbies Going to the beach, skimboarding, snowboarding, ice hockey. (fieldhockey.ca, 20 Aug 2010)
Most influential person in career Her father. (fieldhockey.ca, 20 Aug 2010)
Hero / Idol NHL player Geoff Courtnall. (field4dreams.ca, 20 Aug 2010)
Famous relatives Her mother, Diane, was a long jumper on the Canadian track and field team. Her father Mike was drafted in the 1st round by the Colorado Rockies in the 1978 National Hockey League draft and is the General Manager of the Vancouver Canucks NHL team. Her uncle, Paul, played over 600 games in the NHL for three franchises in the 1980's and 1990's. (fieldhockey.ca, 20 Aug 2010, field4dreams.ca, 20 Aug 2010)
Ambitions To make the 2012 Olympic Games. (fieldhockey.ca, 20 Aug 2010)