Further Personal Information
||Perth, WA, AUS
||Interior Design - Curtin University: Perth, WA, AUS
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She began playing hockey in 1998 in Bunbury, WA, Australia.
|Why this sport?
||After moving from Perth to Bunbury in 1998 she decided to try a few different sports. Hockey was the sport she enjoyed the most at Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School.
|Club / Team
||Western Australia Diamonds: Australia
|Name of coach
||Jason Butcher [club], AUS; Adam Commens [national], AUS
||She trains about 20 hours a week.
|Preferred position / style / stance / technique
||Jaydo (gryphon-life.com, 13 Jan 2014)
||Cooking, going to the beach, spending time with friend and family. (gryphon-life.com, 13 Jan 2014)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. (olympics.com.au, 22 Dec 2011)
|Hero / Idol
||Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, German tennis player Steffi Graf. (Athlete, 03 Jul 2011; thesportsvault.com.au, 14 Jun 2011)
||She required surgery on her right foot in April 2013, which caused her to miss the test series against Korea. (hockey.org.au, 10 Jan 2014; wais.org.au, 19 Aug 2013)
Injury meant she was unable to play hockey for the whole of 2012. (LinkedIn profile, 2014)
She was struck on the jaw by a ball in 2010 and required five stitches. She was struck in the same place by a stick in 2011 and needed another four stitches. (hockey.org.au, 10 Apr 2012; thesportsvault.com.au, 14 Jun 2011)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"Try and have no regrets, to control everything you can control and don't worry about the things you can't." (olympics.com.au, 15 May 2012)
She was called up to the Australia squad for the 2014 World Cup in the Netherlands after defender Teneal Attard was forced to withdraw through injury. (ninemsn.com.au, 08 May 2014)
She became an ambassador for children's charity Redkite in 2013. (LinkedIn profile, 2014)
In 2013 she was named the highest selling salesperson in Australia for the deitary firm she represented. (hockey.org.au, 10 Jan 2014)