Interview with Carla Macleod

Files

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Title

Interview with Carla Macleod

Description

Carla Macleod is a women's hockey player from Alberta, playing for Team Canada at the Olympic level, helping them win gold in both 2006 and 2010. Carla competed as an athlete at the Canada Games in her youth, and returned to the Games in 2019 as a women's hockey coach. She wa salso inducted into the Games Hall of Honour in 2017. In this interview, Carla talks about what it was like to play hockey for Team Alberta at the Canada Games, how the sport of women's hockey has evolved over her career, and how she coaches young women today to achieve success in the sport.

Subject

Athlete Mentality in Competitions
Women & Gender Equity
Friendships at the Canada Games
Coaching at the Canada Games
Media
Career Impacts
Unity Through Sport
Canadian Identity

Date

2020-09-04

Format

video

Identifier

CGOH-009

Interviewer

Vlossak, Elizabeth
Linzel, Jessica

Interviewee

Macleod, Carla

Location

Recorded over Microsoft Teams in St. Catharines (Ontario, Canada) , Grimsby (Ontario, Canada) and Calgary (Alberta, Canada).

Language

English

Temporal Coverage

1995
1999
2019
1991-2021

Spatial Coverage

Canada -- Alberta -- Calgary
Canada -- Alberta -- Grande Prairie
Canada -- Newfoundland -- Cornerbrook
Canada -- Alberta -- Red Deer
Canada -- British Columbia -- Vancouver
Canada -- Ontario -- Niagara

Rights

Permission from the SOHA is required for publication or reproduction.

Conversion

This oral history interview was conducted digitally via Microsoft Teams. The video was edited in Adobe Premiere Pro, at which point an introduction sequence and question slides were added, and the interviewer's video and audio removed.

Duration

00:41:33

Interview Keyword

Hockey
Women's Hockey
Team Alberta
Experience
Hall of Honour
Athletes
Coach
Opportunity
Career
National


Citation

“Interview with Carla Macleod,” Sport Oral History Archive, accessed May 28, 2022, http://sportoralhistory.ca/items/show/52.