|Phone Number:||(203) 582-6547|
|Alma Mater:||Quinnipiac '06|
Canada will be entering her fifth season as the first assistant
under head coach Becca Main. Canada was a four-year letterwinner
for Quinnipiac, playing from 2002 through 2006.
A forward for Quinnipiac, Canada was proficient at the right wing and was known for her powerful cross ball as well as her speed in transition. During her time as a Bobcat, Quinnipiac won the 2003 Northeast Conference Championship and competed in the NCAA Division I play-in game.
Prior to returning to Quinnipiac, Canada was an assistant coach at North Branford (Conn.) High School, where she also attended, for field hockey and lacrosse in 2005-07. While coaching the North Branford field hockey team, they captured the 2006 Class S State Championship. Their first state title in 30 years.
In 2007-08 Canada served as the first assistant for the University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y. In 2012, Canada earned her USA Field Hockey Level 2 certification. She has been involved with the USA Field Hockey for the past six years serving as a coach for the Futures Program. For the past 3 years, Canada has served as Head Coach and Site Director for the Connecticut U19, U16 and U14 site.
Canada graduated from Quinnipiac with a bachelor’s of science degree in sociology with a minor in history in 2006. Cheryl and her husband Zac reside in North Branford, CT.