Biography:

Stephanie-Valin_600As a member of the junior national team, Stephanie Valin competed at the 2005 FINA World Junior Championships and won silver at the 2006 Junior Pan American Championships. She was part of the Canadian team that just missed the podium with its fourth place finish at the 2009 Summer Universiade. She moved up to the senior national team in 2010, going on to compete at the 2011 and 2013 FINA World Championships as well as multiple editions of the FINA Water Polo World League Super Final.

PERSONAL

Family: Parents Stewart and Marilyn Valin… Getting into the Sport: Started playing water polo at age 9…

Outside Interests: Art History major at Concordia University… Has volunteered at various charity events for Polio Quebec, Live for the Cause, Fast and Female… Loves to give back and get involved with the community to help others in need… Odds and Ends: Nickname: Steph…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

FINA WCh: 2013 – 8th; 2011 – 8th

PAC (junior): 2006 – SILVER

FINA World League: 2014 – 6th; 2013 – 8th; 2012 – 7th; 2011 – 6th; 2010 – 8th

FINA WCh (junior): 2005 – 6th

FISU: 2009 – 4th