Name: Jayde Taylor
Aim for the Stars London 2012 Squad Jayde first played for the WA Diamonds in 2002 as a midfielder then slowly moved her way back to a defender where her delivery and vision was best suited. In the same year she made her first Australian team for the U18 Rose Quaid tour and participated in this tour for the next two years. The Junior World Cup in 2005 was her first major International tournament and she been a fixture in the development squad since then. Following AHL in 2010 she was selected in the senior squad and debuted on the European tour. Consequently Jayde was selected as a member of the 2010 World Cup team and also the team to win gold at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.
When did you start?
In 1998 when my family moved from Perth to Bunbury,13 years old.
Career highlight or biggest achievement?
2010 Commonwealth Games Gold
What is your dream?
2012 Olympics and winning a gold medal.
Who or what have inspired you?
Who's your hero?
Any other special talents?
Used to dance so can still do a backflip.
A large variety, not fussy!
The Hangover and inspirational sporting films.
Favourite TV Show?
How the grant will help you/how will you use the money?
It will help with training costs! Possibly to purchase a bike for additional cross training.
Last words: Quote or Motto you live by?
Have no regrets, control the controllable.