Name: Kaylyn Kyle
Hometown: Saskatoon, SK
Favorite Sports Memory: Winning the Pan American Games in shoot outs in Mexico in 2011
How you got involved in your sport: My parents always said I had too much energy so they threw me in to soccer to run my energy off and I ended up falling in love with it!
The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: When Edmonton held the under 19 World Championships, I drove up for every game to watch players like Christine Sinclair and Carmelina Moscato, they still make fun of me till this day about it!
Favorite Quote: “Life is a journey not a destination” (I have it tattooed on me)
CAN Fund Testimonial: CAN Fund is an organization that allows athletes to compete at the highest level, both on and off the field. This past year CAN Fund has really shown how much they give to Canadian athletes!!! CAN Fund was probably our loudest fans at the Pan American games, and it just goes to show they will do anything for us athletes to succeed. I have all the thanks in the world to give to them!!! Best Result: -1st at the Pan American Games -1st at the World Cup Qualifications -Member of the 2011 FIFA World Cup squad in Germany
Share one valuable tool that you use on a daily basis that helps you to be the best athlete you can be: My work ethic, I look at how lucky I am to be given this opportunity and how amazing it is to put on a Canadian jersey and play for our country and all of our amazing fans and family.
Who is one person in your life that has impacted your career and what was it that they taught you: My parents, they have taught me so much both on and off the field and I owe everything to them!
Have you read any articles or books or watched any videos or movies recently that really inspired you: I am reading the book: The inner game of tennis
Fun Facts: I am a fantastic singer, (just don’t ask my teammates!), I love the mountains, lakes and anything outdoors really. I can’t wear black cleats they can be any other color but every time I wear black cleats I get injured.