Erin McLeod
Erin
McLeod

Born
Feb 26, 1983
Age
39
Club
N/A
Birthplace
St. Albert, CAN
Height
174 cm
School(s)
Southern Methodist University Penn State University
Where they grew up
Edmonton & Calgary, CAN
TEAM HONOURS (4)
STATS
International "A" Level - CAN WNT
119 Appearances
117 Starts
47 cleansheets

Bio

Erin McLeod

Erin Katrina McLeod... she/her... speaks English... both of her parents were born in Victoria, BC... growing up, moved with her family to Jakarta, IDN, but then moved back to Calgary to live with her grandmother... she was four years old when she first played soccer for St. Albert... growing up, favourites included Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier, Edmonton Oilers... has a tattoo on her forearm representing her immediate family (”V”)... earned a degree in creative advertising from Penn State University... active as an artist, she notes her love for “a mixture of street art and classical art - from Banksy to Gustuv Klimt, there is never a lack of inspiration”...

honoured in 2010 as part of Alberta Soccer’s Centennial Recognition of the Top Female Players... 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)...

shaped and coloured her hairstyle (red and white) before the Final Match of the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship Canada 2002... carried the Toronto 2015 torch in the lead up to the Pan American Games Toronto 2015...

with Canada at the Olympic Games, won both a gold medal (Tokyo 2021) and a bronze medal (London 2012)... represented Canada at four FIFA Women’s World Cups (USA 2003, China 2007, Germany 2011, Canada 2015), including a fourth-place finish at USA 2003... in all, represented Canada at two Olympic Games (Beijing 2008 and London 2012)... won six Concacaf medals with Canada (2002 silver, 2004 bronze, 2006 silver, 2008 silver, 2012 silver, 2016 silver)... from China PR 2007, was noted by the FIFA Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group (”influential goalkeeper, steady performances”)... from London 2012, was noted by the Olympic Football Tournament Technical Study Group (”reliable goalkeeper with good positional play, comes off her line to good effect”)... from Canada 2015, was noted by the FIFA Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group (”goalkeeper with good positioning and technique, played with confidence and leadership, communicated well from the back”)...

won a silver medal with Canada at the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship Canada 2002… as a youth player in 2002, was noted by the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship Technical Study Group (”self-assured in all situations, good positioning, organised defence well”)...

club career in Canada, USA and Sweden... with Vancouver Whitecaps FC, a two-time USL W-League Championship winner (2004 and 2006)...

part of the Canada Soccer team that met Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Langford ahead of their international match on 8 April 2022 (a surprise visit by the Prime Minister at the team hotel)...

For Country

she was 17 years old when she made her debut in the Canadian youth program in 2000 with coach Len Vickery... won a silver medal with Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2002...

she was 19 years old when she made her debut for Canada (3 March 2002)... represented Canada at the 2002 Algarve Women's Cup... won a silver medal with Canada at the 2002 CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for USA 2003... represented Canada at the 2003 Algarve Women's Cup... finished fourth with Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003 (she did not feature)... finished third with Canada at the 2004 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament in Costa Rica...

won a silver medal with Canada at the 2006 CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for China 2007... she played in a career-high 15 consecutive Canada matches from 2006 to 2007... represented Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup China 2007... finished first with Canada at the 2008 Cyprus Women's Cup... finished second with Canada at the 2008 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament (Canada qualified for the Beijing 2008 Olympics)... her and Martina Franko were the 17th and 18th women's footballers to make their 50th appearance for Canada (9 August 2008)... reached the quarter-final phase with Canada at the Beijing 2008 Women's Olympic Football Tournament...

finished first with Canada at the 2010 Cyprus Women's Cup... finished first with Canada at the 2011 Cyprus Women's Cup... represented Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011... missed the XVI Pan American Games Guadalajara 2011 because of club commitments... 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 17th women's footballer to make her 75th appearance for Canada (9 July 2012)... won an Olympic bronze medal with Canada at the London 2012 Women's Olympic Football Tournament...

she was the 12th women’s footballer to make her 100th appearance for Canada (24 November 2014)... finished sixth with Canada at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015... won a silver medal with Canada at the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship in USA (Canada qualified for Rio 2016)... she missed the Rio 2016 Olympic Games through injury...

she missed the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship through injury... she missed the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 through injury... won an Olympic gold medal with Canada at the Tokyo 2020 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament in 2021...

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