Growing up in Mississauga, Ontario, Alison Lee personified the multi-sport athlete, playing ice hockey and golf among many others. While in her teens, she settled into field hockey as her main sport. She played in high school and in the local club system, then made her way to the University of Toronto. There, she represented the Varsity Blues for five years, winning OUA Gold four times, was a 4x OUA All-star, 2x CIS All-Canadian, recipient of the 2016 Gail Wilson Award for outstanding contribution to sport, and was a captain of the team in her last 2 years. She was also selected to attend a couple of selection camps with both the indoor and outdoor Canadian National Field Hockey Teams.
Alison began representing Canada on the international stage in 2013 with Canada’s National Indoor Field Hockey team. The team went on to win gold in 2014 at the Indoor Pan American Championships and secured a spot in the 2015 Indoor World Cup. At the same time, she was selected to Field Hockey Canada’s Outdoor Women’s National Team, traveling the globe, and competing for Canada in the 2018 Commonwealth Games. With her eyes and goals set on the 2024 Olympic games, Alison splits her time between training in British Columbia and spending time with family in Ontario.
Read more of Alison’s story in her own words