Kelly Bechard

Assigned to: Athlete Ambassador - Japan

Team Canada: 2000 – 2008 (Senior Team) 1998 – 2001 (Under 22 Team)

Medals won: Olympic Winter Games (2002 Gold)… IIHF World Women’s Championship (2008 Silver, 2007 Gold , 2005 Silver, 2004 Gold, 2001 Gold, 2000 Gold)…4 Nations Cup (2008 Silver, 2007 Gold, 2006 Gold, 2005 Gold, 2004 Gold, 2003 Silver, 2002 Gold, 2001 Gold, 2000 Gold)

Other Hockey Experience: Assistant Coach at the University of Calgary 2010 – present … Calgary Oval Extreme 2000-05, 2007-08… Mississauga Aeros 2006-07, Brampton Thunder 2006  

Personal Information: Currently resides in Calgary, AB Canada…Hometown Sedley, Saskatchewan Canada… Marketing and Public Relations, Scotiabank Prairie Region

Why have you joined AMP? To try to have an impact on a developing country’s program where the sport of women’s hockey has been struggling but truly wants to be better.   Now more than ever we need to make sure the gap is closing in women’s hockey to ensure that the sport remains in the Olympics.

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