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Taylor Sterling


Sterling_Taylor_2Taylor Sterling has wanted to represent Canada and be able to compete against international teams since the first time she won a gold medal at age 15. In 2014 scored 42 goals in 10 games while her team, Gummersbach HC, finished first in the Alberta League.


Family: Parents Jeffrey and Tara Sterling… Younger brothers Jaxson and Jake… Older sibling Jordan… Getting into the Sport: Started playing handball at age 15… Was drawn to the challenge of a new sport and the opportunity to travel… Outside Interests: Second year student at the University of Alberta, pursuing Bachelor of Commerce… Enjoys going to the gym everyday and running outside… Odds and Ends: Nickname: Tay… Considers spandex her good luck charm… Collects pins from her travels… Close friendship with American player Sophie Fasold; lived together for five months in Denmark… Coach Michael Nahmiash is her role model for pushing her since she was 15 to try out for provincial and then national teams and play in Denmark at the Aahrus Handball Academy for five months… Favourite quote: “Don’t you dare, for one more second, surround yourself with people who are not aware of the greatness that you are”…