McLeod has been a fixture on the Canadian National team since 2002 and in 2014 received her 100th cap representing her country. Two time W League Champion during her time with the Vancouver Whitecaps, her incredible professional career at Washington Freedom, Chicago Red Stars and since 2014 the Houston Dash is a testament to her incredible strength as a player and team mate. Off the pitch Erin is active with many organizations including Right to Play and Grass2Gold as well as being a talented artist in her own right. Passionate about the connection of sport, art, and education, Canada SCORES Vancouver “Gives children from vulnerable backgrounds the opportunity to express themselves through art and sport; this is an organization that can really make a difference.”
Emily is considered to be one of the premiere football players in Canada and an integral member of the Canadian Women’s Soccer Team. She is proudly one of the most capped players in Canadian soccer history. Currently the captain of Jitex BK in Sweden, she has also played for the Vancouver Whitecaps and Seattle Reign. In 2009, during her senior year at the University of Illinois, Zurrer was awarded the Big Ten Medal of Honor. This award is bestowed upon one student-athlete from the graduating class of each university who “attains the greatest proficiency in athletics and scholastic work.” Emily is excited to be a part of Canada SCORES Vancouver. “This is an organization I can really get excited about, combining soccer and poetry in a unique blend that produces amazing results time and time again.”
Brittany has played in three World Cups and two Olympics. Native of Coquitlam, B.C her playing career for Canada started at just age 16 making her one of the youngest players to ever represent her country. Brittany was awarded the Golden Boot for her performance in the U-20 FIFA World Cup in 2004 as the top goal scorer in the tournament. Her professional career includes playing for the Vancouver Whitecaps, clubs in both Australia and Sweden and the Seattle Sounders Women. Brittany is happy to be involved in Canada SCORES Vancouver. “This is a programme that really works and is committed to benefitting the kids in our community that need the most help.”
Lee was born in Aberdare, Wales and from an early age he both played and coached with the professional soccer club Cardiff City. Soccer was ingrained into him by his father who played professional Soccer for Chelsea FC. Lee went on to play professionally with Cardiff City FC and Luton Town FC for several years, earning 22 international caps (a national accreditation) for his country. These games also gave him the opportunity to travel the world and see soccer’s cultural influences on a global scale.