Emerance grew up in a family of hockey players in rural Alberta. She attained her dream of playing for Harvard University where she became an All-American, NCAA Conference Champion and Patty Kazmaier award nominee. Debuting with the Canadian National Women’s Team in 2014, Emerance has since acquired 2 Gold, 3 Silvers and 1 Bronze at the senior international level and was named 2016 IIHF Women’s World Champion Goaltender of the Tournament - her most recent accolade came with winning Gold at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games.

Emerance is a director for Hockey Gives Blood, a not-for-profit organization that raises awareness around the demand for blood, stem cells, plasma and tissues with the help of hockey player ambassador’s social media reach and platform.

She is also a member of the PWHPA which promotes and advocates for a sustainable and viable league for professional women’s hockey players.