Kaylyn Kyle
Kaylyn
Kyle

Born
Oct 06, 1988
Age
33
Club
N/A
Birthplace
Saskatoon, CAN
Height
173 cm
School(s)
University of Saskatchewan
Where they grew up
Saskatoon, CAN
TEAM HONOURS (2)
STATS
International "A" Level - CAN WNT
101 Appearances
77 Starts
6 Goals
6 Assists

Bio

Kaylyn Kyle

Kaylyn McKenzie Kyle... sports family (hockey father Doug, soccer sister Courtnee)... she was born just over a year after her father retired from professional hockey in the United States... she was six years old when she started playing for Silverwood Rangers (as a goalkeeper)... growing up, favourites included Christine Sinclair and Carmelina Moscato...

honoured by the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame... she was celebrated as part of the London 2012 Olympic soccer team honoured in the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019 in Toronto on 23 October 2019 (she was one of 18 players that attended the event)...

Concacaf champion with Canada (2010)… won a bronze medal with Canada at the London 2012 Olympic Games... represented Canada at two FIFA Women’s World Cups (Germany 2011 and Canada 2015)... in all, won two Concacaf medals with Canada (2010 gold and 2012 silver)... won a gold medal with Canada at the Pan American Games at Guadalajara 2011... career 101 international “A” appearances across eight years from 2008 to 2015 with Canada Soccer's Women's National Team… after her playing career, she was celebrated by Canada Soccer on 11 June 2017 in the half-time presentation to former Olympic bronze medal winners at BMO Field in Toronto (on that day, Josée Bélanger, Jonelle Filigno, Robyn Gayle, Kaylyn Kyle, and Lauren Sesselmann were honoured at the Canada match)...

represented Canada at two FIFA youth tournaments (U-20 at Russia 2006 and Chile 2008)... won two Concacaf youth medals with Canada (2006 silver U-20 and 2008 gold U-20)… as a youth player in 2008, was noted by the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group (“balances the team, strong and influential player, excellent awareness of defensive duties, good timing of passes, composure in possession”)...

club career in Canada, Sweden, USA... with Surrey United SC, a one-time BC Soccer provincial championship winner (2010)...

at age 13, attended the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship Canada 2002 in Edmonton... in 2013, was one of 28 athletes featured in Sportsnet Magazine’s The Beauty of Sport... served as a draw assistant at the Official Draw for the 2020 Concacaf Women’s Olympic Qualifiers on 7 November 2019... served as a brand ambassador for Golazo, Right To Play, Under Armour...

said Kyle in 2017, “to be able to pull on your jersey with a Canadian crest is one of the most amazing feelings in the world; Canada Soccer has allowed me to grow on both a personal and professional level”... said coach John Herdman in 2017, Kyle “is a competitor and her competitiveness brings a presence to the training environment and off the pitch... she was also able to demonstrate a high level of football IQ (and) I think that’s going to bode well for her future”...

For Country

she was 14 years old when she made her debut in the Canadian youth program in 2003 with coach Bryan Rosenfeld... won a silver medal at the 2006 CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship in Mexico... represented Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Russia 2006... won a gold medal with Canada at the 2008 CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship in Puebla (Canada qualified for Chile 2008)... represented Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Chile 2008...  

she was 19 years old when she made her debut for Canada (16 January 2008)... finished first with Canada at the 2008 Cyprus Women's Cup... finished second with Canada at the 2009 Cyprus Women's Cup... won a gold medal with Canada at the 2010 CONCACAF championship / FIFA Women's World Cup Qualifiers for Germany 2011... finished first with Canada at the 2011 Cyprus Women's Cup... she scored her first international “A” goal for Canada on 15 May 2011 in Roma, ITA… represented Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011... won a gold medal with Canada at the XVI Pan American Games Guadalajara 2011... won a silver medal with Canada at the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament in Vancouver (Canada qualified for London 2012)... finished second with Canada at the 2012 Cyprus Women's Cup... she was the 26th women's footballer to make her 50th appearance for Canada (1 March 2012)... won an Olympic bronze medal with Canada at the London 2012 Women's Olympic Football Tournament... 

she was the 19th women's footballer to make her 75th appearance for Canada (2 June 2013)... she played in a career-high 62 consecutive Canada matches from 2011-14... she was the 14th women’s footballer to make her 100th appearance for Canada (21 June 2015)... finished sixth with Canada at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015... 

For Sport

featured on TSN’s coverage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019... 

Media

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