Canada Soccer

Kaylyn Kyle

Name: Kaylyn Kyle (CAN) @KaylynKyle
Height: 173 cm
Birthdate: 1988-10-06
Birthplace: Saskatoon, SK, CAN
International "A" totals
Appearances: 100
Starts: 60
Goals: 6

Notes

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)... as a youngster, favourites included Christine Sinclair and Carmelina Moscato... attended the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship Canada 2002 in Edmonton... 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”)... served as a brand ambassador for Golazo, Right To Play, Under Armour... in 2013, was one of 28 athletes featured in Sportsnet Magazine’s The Beauty of Sport... 
 
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... 

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