Daughter of André and Nicole. Caroline has one sister, Nadine. Caroline graduated with honors from the University of Minnesota-Duluth with a degree in Criminology and Women’s Studies. Caroline graduated from the National Police Academy in Quebec in the fall of 2000.
Caroline is an athlete Ambassador with RBC since October 2010.
Caroline teaches on-ice practices with Kuper Academy and the Cégep Édouard Montpetit.
Caroline returned to the university of Minnesota Duluth as an assistant coach with the women’s hockey program from 2006-08. Her Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs defeated the University of Wisconsin to claim the 2008 NCAA women’s hockey championship and were the NCAA Frozen Four finalist in 2007.
Last October, Caroline led a team of athletes in hockey and softball to participate in the Run for the Cure. Together, they raised $2,146 for the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation. The team participated in the race, met the participants and were able to share their Olympic medals with them. In addition, Caroline was recently the guest speaker at the annual Québec Breast Cancer Awareness Breakfast where she spoke to 1,000 students about the importance of a healthy lifestyle, perseverance and following your dreams.
Since 2006, Caroline has been an Athlete Ambassador for Right to Play. Caroline has participated in several events and school visits for the foundation to help launch their fundraising efforts. Last year, Caroline and her National team teammates, through a school mentorship program inspired more than 5,600 elementary school students in Alberta to raise over $25,000 for Right to Play. Caroline also attended an event in Ottawa in which the Canadian Government announced a pledge of $17 million in support of Right to Play. In Montréal, she participated in the Cadbury Right to Play Program as well as the Mitsubishi event ‘Clean Across Canada’ Tour, which celebrated their new electric car, the iMiEV.
Caroline also participated with her Olympic teammates in events with the Ronald Mcdonald House where they visited children at the Alberta’s Children Hospital and at the Calgary Ronald Mcdonald center. The team also volunteered at the Salvation Army Toy Warehouse in Calgary.
In addition, Caroline has been a member of the Women’s High Performance Advisory Committee since 2006. The committee helps to negotiate our player’s agreement with Hockey Canada on behalf of my teammates in the National team program. Caroline has been the chair of the committee since 2009.
Caroline is also co-chair of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League Player Association (CWHLPA).