Hayley Wickenheiser

Athlete Ambassador Coordinator

Team Canada – 1993 – present

Medals won: Olympic Winter Games (2010, gold; 2006, gold; 2002, gold; 1998, silver)…IIHF World Women’s Championships (2011 Silver, 2009 Silver, 2008 Silver, 2007 Gold,  2005 Silver,  2004 Gold,  2000 Gold, 1999 Gold,  1997 Gold,  1994 Gold)

Awards: 2007 Bobbie Rosenfeld Award as Canadian Press Female Athlete of the Year…Was named among the 2008 Sports Illustrated “20 Toughest Athletes”…Named Top Forward and to the Media All-Star Team at the 2007 IIHF World Women’s Championship…Named Top Forward and Most Valuable Player and named to the Media All-Star Team at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy…Named MVP at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City…First player on the Canadian women's hockey team to break the 300 career-point barrier…Named to the IIHF World Women’s Championship All-Star Team four times (2005, 2000, 1999, 1997) and was MVP in 1999

Other Hockey Experience: University of Calgary 2010-present, Kirkkonummen Salamat Finnish men’s Division II team 2002-03, HC Salamat Finnish men’s Division I 2003-04…Currently runs the Wickenheiser International Female Hockey Festival

Personal Information: Currently resides in Calgary, Alberta, Canada with son Noah (11)…involved with a number of charitable organizations including KidSport, Right To Play, Dreams Take Flight, Clean Air Champions and Spread the Net…was a member of the 2000 Canadian Olympic Women’s Softball team.

Why have you joined AMP? It’s exciting to be a part of the Athlete Ambassador program because I feel it will make a direct and immediate impact in helping players from countries 5-14 gain more information and resources to improve their game. Having direct and immediate access to World and Olympic Champions is invaluable information and will be an important step in continuing to improve and grow women’s hockey around the world.

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