Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Meet Dominique Perreault! The first of our monthly athlete profiles...

Dominique Perreault                 

Nickname: Dom, Dobi
Birth date: October 26, 1984
Position: driver/lefty
Height: 5’10”
Hometown: Montréal
Current Club: CAMO
Years on the National Team: 5

Dominique started playing water polo at the age of 9, at her local club in Montreal (CAEM).  She eventually made the switch to her current club team, CAMO.  She made the Junior National Team at the age of 17.  In 2003, in Calgary, Alberta, she helped her team secure the Gold Medal at the Junior World Aquatic Championships. She made her Senior National Team debut in front of her home crowd in Montreal, at the 2005 FINA World Aquatic  Championships, where her team earned a bronze medal.  She has been an integral part of the team ever since. 
Dom is currently a part-time student at UQAM, studying kinesiology. When she isn’t training, or at school, she likes to hang out with friends, go to movies and shows, listen to music, and participate in outdoor sports (ex: snowboarding, longboarding, rock climbing, and volleyball).

Her career highlights include:
All star team at the following nationals and CSL tournaments:
April 2006: Canadian Senior National Championships
June 2005: Canadian Senior National Championships
June 2002: Canadian Junior National Championships
2009, CSL (Canadien Select League)

2008-2009: CSL, -1st
2007-2008: CSL - 1st
2007: Canadian Championships - 2nd
2006: Canadian Senior National Championships - 1st
2005: Canadian Senior National Championships - 1st
2004: Canadian Junior National Championships - 1st
2004: Canadian Senior National Championships - 3rd


2003: World Junior Championships -1st
2005: World Senior Championships - 3rd
2009: FINA World League Super Final - 2nd
2009: FINA World Aquatic Championships - 2nd 

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