Chelsea Wilson #18 (aka Chels)
Hometown: Langley, BC
Langley Girls Ice Hockey Association
BC: Who has had the most influence on your hockey career, and why?
C: Ken Digness. He introduced me to the high performance programs U14, U15 & U18. If it wasn’t for him I would not be here today. He always made sure that our team was prepared every step of the way.
BC: What is your first memory of playing hockey or skating?
C: Early morning practices. Just waiting to get on the ice to improve my game and have fun.
BC: Who was your favorite minor hockey coach, and why?
C: Ken Digness. He has always been there for me and has challenged my and taught me to love the game.
BC: What are your future hockey goals?
C: To play for Team Canada and get a post-secondary education in business.
BC: What would it mean to you to win the National Women’s U18 Championship?
C: Winning the nationals would be an amazing experience, every step of the way. I have learned so much. Plus it would great to put on a resume.
BC: What one word describes you on the ice? Off the ice?
C: On the ice: go-getter. Off the ice: encouraging.
BC: Fave hobby?
BC: Fave NHL team?
C: Vancouver Canucks
BC: Fave sport other than hockey?
C: water sports
BC: Fave movie?
C: Lucky One
BC: Fave TV show?
C: Big Brother
BC: Fave food?
C: Fettuccini Alfredo
BC: What was your first job?
C: I was an office assistant
BC: Are you associated with any charities?
C: 2012 Bras for a Cause
BC: As a fan, what was your favorite international hockey moment?
C: Canada winning gold at the 2010 Olympics.
BC: What do you consider your strongest hockey skill? How did you develop it?
C: I am a strong skater. I had a skating coach when I was little and worked hard. It has just stuck with me.
BC: What are a couple random facts about you?
C: I have a strong work ethic. I love to help people. I love to work with kids.