Biography:

Gina Kingsbury made her Olympic debut Turin 2006 where she contributed three assists in five game en route to the gold medal with Team Canada. Kingsbury returned to the Olympic Games at Vancouver 2010 where she totaled three points (three goals, one assist) to earn back-to-back gold medals.

Kingsbury was a member of the women’s national program from 2000 until her retirement in 2010. She appeared in six IIHF World Championships, winning gold three times (2001, 2004, 2007) and silver three times (2005, 2008, 2009). Kingsbury was also a member of the under-22 national team in 2000 and 2003.

Kingsbury played collegiate hockey for St. Lawrence University from 2000 to 2004, where she appeared in 114 games and recorded 160 points. Kingsbury went on to play in both the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (2004-05) and the Western Women’s Hockey League (2006-09). In July 2018, she was named as the director of the women’s national team by Hockey Canada.

Kingsbury was inducted to the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame in 2012 with her teammates from the Turin 2006 Olympic hockey team.

Getting to know…

Graduated from St. Lawrence University in 2004 with a degree in Psychology … When not on the ice, she can be found on the local tennis courts or golf courses … Touches a lucky pin before every game … Thinks the most exciting part of hosting the Game in Canada is the feeling of sharing the Games with our people, friends and family; the Games become a commonality between strangers.