|Current club:||USA / Portland Thorns FC|
|Date of birth:||1982-05-12|
|Birthplace:||Pointe-Claire, QC, CAN|
|Raised:||Baie d’Urfé, QC, CAN|
|School(s):||University of Tennessee|
|Team Honours:||CONCACAF champion (2010), Olympic Games (2012 bronze), Norway Toppserien winner (2012)|
International "A" totals
Rhian Emilie Wilkinson... sports family (rugby father Keith Wilkinson, lacrosse cousin William Evans)... speaks English and French... has her own website, rhianwilkinsonsoccer.com... her father was born in København, DEN (his English father was in the military) while her mother was born in Cardiff, WAL... Rhian grew up participating in hockey, ringuette, rugby, badminton, basketball, swimming, horesback riding, track and field (“I did anything and everything”)... she was seven years old when she started playing soccer for Lakeshore (with Linda Consolante for the “Strawberries”)... enjoys reading, writing, travel... favourites have included Ryan Giggs, Michael Owen, Liverpool... other favourites have included Roger Federer, Montréal Canadiens... earned a Bachelor of Arts, communications, from the University of Tennessee in 2005... earned a degree in Anatomy and Physiology from Athabasca University in 2011... as part of the Canadian Soccer Association’s Centennial Celebration in 2012, was honoured on the All-Time Canada XI women’s team... one of several players that had a cameo appearance in the “Colouful Canada” video that was produced to help unveil the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 Official Emblem on 14 December 2012... one of several players that participated in FIFA Live Your Goals festivals ahead of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014... attended the Final Match of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 in Montréal... attended the 2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League final at Stade Olympique in Montréal (with an memorable 61,004 fans in attendance for the 29 April second leg)... once said of playing for Canada, “I think we are everyday Canadians: we work hard and we are very proud of the ability we have to represent our country and to wear the maple leaf”... attended the Final Match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 in Vancouver (she sat close to Prime Minister Harper during the match)... served as a brand ambassador for Umbro Canada...
served as a member on the FIFA Strategic Committee (she was appointed in 2014)... served as technical support in Canada Soccer’s women’s national youth program starting in 2014... served as an assistant coach with Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014...