Alison Lee

Alison Lee 2Name: Alison Lee
CAN Fund  #150Women Recipient
Nickname:  Al, Ali, Chubbs
Hometown: Mississauga, ON
Sport: Field Hockey (Outdoor and Indoor) 
Position: Defender
Jersey:  #5

First international appearance:
Canada vs. Chile in Vancouver, 2017 

Favourite field hockey moment:
Winning the gold medal at the Indoor Pan Am Cup in Montevideo, Uruguay.  

How many hours do you workout/train/compete on average each day and how many days per week?
2-4 hours, 6 days a week
Who is one person who has significantly impacted your life/journey? 
John De Souza, my coach at the University of Toronto and on the Indoor Canadian Field Hockey Team.
Tell us how they made a difference and share 3 words that describe who that person is to you.
He shared and helped ignite his passion and love of this sport with me and helped develop me into the athlete that I am today. He drove me to always do my best and always remember why I play this sport. 
What is your favourite quote?
“If you’re really intent on getting better you have to think of everyday as a chance to learn. When you’re learning you’re getting better and when you keep getting better you get yourself in a position to win.” – Mike Babcock
When was the moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada?
When I was growing up playing ice hockey watching our women’s hockey team play in the Olympics I knew that one day I wanted to do that. Fast forward 10 years and I made the switch to field hockey and kept the same dream alive!
What is your favourite thing about being on the road with your teammates?
Being surrounded all day, every day by other inspired and motivated people trying to reach the same goals!


Twitter: @alisonlee_94 
Instagram: @_alisonlee_