Athlete Profile

Brienne Stairs

Women's National Team

Nickname: Brie
Position: Forward
Age: 24
Height: 170 cm
Hometown: Kitchener, ON
Residence: Vancouver, BC
Birthplace: Kitchener, ON
Senior Caps: 60
1st Int'l Appearance: 2011 in Vancouver vs. Trinidad & Tobago

Career Highlights

- 2011 Pan American Elite team
- Among top 3 scorers at the 2011 Pan American Games with 6 goals
- 3 OUA championships with the University of Guelph.
- 1 silver and 1 bronze CIS medal with the University of Guelph.

Field Hockey Background

I first started playing field hockey in grade 9 for my high school team (Forest Heights).

Former Teams: University of Guelph

Coaches: Louis Mendonca, Paul Bundy

Proudest Moment

Playing in my first international match for Canada.

My Life

I grew up in a large family with 5 siblings. I have an older sister (Lela), two older brothers (Darren and Brandon) and two younger sisters (Tegan and Emma). My parents are Blake and Jullie. I enjoy biking, roller blading, reading, tennis, badminton and ice hockey.

Education

University: University of Guelph

Advice for aspiring athletes...

Never, never, never give up!

Favourite Quote

"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take."
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