U10 Assistant Coach
Hometown: St.Albert, AB
Player Position: Center
Canadian Club Team Affiliation:
- Edmonton Capitals 2013 - 2015
- Parkland Polo Bears 2015 - 2016
- Edmonton Tsunami 2016 - Present
- Edmonton Riptides 2020 - Present
- Most Improved U19 Girls (2020 - EWPC)
- Alberta Provincial Team Member (2019)
- Junior Coach of the Year (2019 - EWPC)
- Most Dedicated Athlete (2018 - EWPC)
- U19 Women National Championships Bronze Medalist (2018)
What is your favourite sports movie?
What is your dream vacation?
What ice cream flavour best describes your personality?
Tiger! Sweet but with a little twist.
How do you like to spend your free time?
Describe yourself in three words:
Passionate, dependable and funny.
What is your favourite food?
Q & A with Coach Abby
Q: How did you first start playing water polo?
A: I first saw it while watching the Olympics and thought it looked fun!
Q: What is it about water polo that made you fall in love with the sport?
A: I fell in love with the fun and competitive feeling of the game. Everyone is very welcoming and a very close group.
Q: What is your favourite water polo memory?
A: My favourite water polo memory would be either competing with Team AB or going to Nationals in Montreal with the U19s.
Q: What made you want to be a coach?
A: I really enjoy working with younger kids and jumped at the opportunity when it came up. I also always wanted to be a role model for younger athletes.
Q: Who was your most influential coach?
A: Raine Paul, she has helped make me the person and player I am today! She has taught me valuable things such as responsibility, passion, dedication and more. She is very patient, kind and a welcoming person.
Q: Who is an athlete you admire?
A: The athletes I admire are the girls on my team. They have all shown and taught me so much in and out of the pool.
Q: What is your favourite quote?
A: "You learn more from losing than winning. You learn how to keep going” - Morgan Wootten