Biography:

Valerie Lochet was a member of the Canadian team that competed on home soil at the 2006 Women’s Youth U-18 World Championship in Sherbrooke. She was also part of Canada’s ninth place finish at the 2013 Pan American Championships, defeating Costa Rica in the final classification match. Lochet has played professionally in France for the last six years, playing in Division II with her current club, Aunis Handball La Rochhelle – Perigny and Angoulême.

Personal

Family: Father Gilles Lochet, mother Marie-Josée Germain… Younger sister Marie-Eve, younger brothers Anthony, Fabrice, and Thierry… Getting into the Sport: Started playing handball at age 8, drawn to the sport because of the number of goals… One of the highlights of her career was being recruited to a program for top hopefuls in France… Outside Interests: Enjoys movies and relaxing… Works as a teacher’s assistant… Odds and Ends: Nickname: Val…

Notable International Results

Pan American Championships: 2013 – 9th