Kristina Kiss

Biography

Athlete : Soccer
Year Inducted: 2015
Date of Birth: Feb 13th, 1981
Born in: Ottawa, Ontario

Playing midfielder, Kiss was named to Canada’s national women’s Soccer team in 2000 at age 19 and played in 75 international games during her career.

Her outstanding accomplishments began while serving as team captain at the 2003 Pan Am Games, where she contributed three goals while leading her team to a silver medal. The team finished that exciting season with a fourth place finish at the FIFA World Cup.

Kiss was also a silver medalist with Canada at the 2006 CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup, a bronze medalist at the 2007 Pan American Games, represented Canada at the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup and played on the 2008 Olympic team.

Since retiring as a player, Kiss has served as a coach and scout in Canada Soccer’s women’s national and women’s national youth program in 2010, was named Technical Director of the West Ottawa Soccer Club in 2012 and served as an Ambassador at the 2014 CONCACAF Girls’ Under-15 Championship.