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Darcie Brohman

  • NCAA ID: 2105175044
  • Status: Committed to McMaster University
  • Class of 2023

Next Level U Statement

Interested in playing field hockey at a 4-year institution, while earning a degree: a determined and versatile team player who leads on and off of the field and models hard work and coachability.

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Academics

School Name
Appleby College
School City
Oakville
GPA 4
Grad Year
2023

Athletics

Gender:
Female
Citizenship:
Canadian
Height:
5'11"
Weight:
137
References:

Ed Fernandes – coach – GOA Reds

Robin Leslie-Spencer – coach – Appleby College

Mackenzie Higgs – coach – Appleby College


Positions:

Midfield, but have played defence and forward


Player Style:

Strategic and team focused player.


Player Strengths:

fitness, sees the field, play maker, excellent passer, good ball skills, makes great use of reach due to height.  Very coachable.


Leadership:

Team Captain – GOA Reds U19 Field Hockey (2022, 2023)

Team Captain – Appleby College Field Hockey (2021 – present)

Team Captain – Appleby College Ultimate Frisbee (2023)

Team Captain – GOA Reds U16 Indoor Field Hockey (2021-present)

Team Captain – Goderich District Collegiate Basketball (2017, 2018)


Team History:

National and Provincial

  • Field Hockey Canada NextGen Athlete (Sept 2019 – Fall 2022)
    • Canadian NextGen U18 Training Tour vs USA (May 2022) – 1 goal
    • Canadian NextGen U16 Training Tour vs USA (Feb 2020)
  • Team Ontario – U18 (2023)
  • Team Ontario – U18 (2022)
    • Gold medalists – Canadian National Championships
  • Team Ontario West – U15 (2019)
    • Bronze medalists – Canadian National Championships

Club

  • GOA Reds Field Hockey Club (2021 – present)
  • A and C Field Hockey Academy (2020-21)
  • AOS Goderich (2018-19)

School

  • Appleby College (2020-2023)
  • Goderich District Collegiate Institute (2019)

Other Info:

EMPLOYMENT & VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Global Student Chat (Co-Head Student Leader – Volunteer) (2018 – Present)
 Integral member of an international, student-led panel that meets monthly with the aim of sharing ideas on
how to promote social justice and positive changes at their schools and in their communities
 Plan and deliver discussion topics such as goal setting, student voice/advocacy, and citizenship.
House Ambassador & House Captain (Volunteer), Appleby College, Oakville, ON (2021 – Present)
 Lead activities and weekly meetings for up to 30 residents, providing support and giving them information
regarding upcoming events
 Contribute to building an inclusive and welcoming house environment
 Co-organize training seminars and social events
 Listen and respond to residents to ensure their needs are met
 Provide prospective students with tours of the residence
Peer Tutor (Volunteer), Appleby College, Oakville, ON (2021 – Present)
 Meet with students 1:1 and tutor them in various academic subjects; review lessons and ensure
understanding
 Assist students with their organization and time management
School Student Ambassador (Volunteer), Appleby College, Oakville, ON (2021 – Present)
 Lead campus tours for students, parents, and community members
Middle School Leader (Volunteer), Appleby College, Oakville, ON (2021 – 2022)
 Assigned a middle school class, organized bi-weekly activities and provided support to students in their
academic and social goals
 Co-organized and led monthly events for entire middle school, approximately 90 students
Dietary Aide, Goderich Place Retirement Home, Goderich, ON (2021 – 2022)
 Served residents of retirement home during meal times, providing them with extra assistance if needed
 Set tables and took meal orders from residence prior to meals
 Washed dishes and cleaned kitchen and dining room following meals
Aide (Volunteer), Sunrise for Seniors, Oakville, ON (2020 – 2021)
 Visited residents of retirement home to provide them with companionship or assistance

Child Care (Volunteer), Celtic Festival, Goderich, ON (2019)
 Supervised children of varying ages and organized activities for them
Referee, Clinton Minor Soccer, Clinton, ON (2018 – 2019)
 Refereed soccer games for ages 7 – 10
 Remained confident and patient with players, coaches, and parents
EXTRACURRICULARS
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Council, Member, Appleby College (2020 – Present)
 Prepared and delivered an interactive workshop on Gender Issues in Sports for up to 60 participants each
year (2021, 2022, 2023)
 Meet with members once a week to discuss and plan events to promote DEI
 Prepare and lead activities related to DEI for all Appleby students
 Represent my school at external DEI days, events, and workshops
Buddies R Us, Head Student Leader, Appleby College (2022 – Present)
 Partnering with a neighbouring school in the Oakville area, we mentor students with disabilities
 Organize and lead various engaging events for students to build meaningful relationships
Field Hockey Ontario, Safe Sport Policy, Athlete Representative (2022)
 Worked in collaboration with lawyers and various stakeholders to develop a new safe sports policy
 Advocated for and represented athletes
Round Square Club, Member (2021 – 2022)
 Organized and led events for our school community based on Round Square’s global pillars of
internationalism, democracy, environmentalism, adventure, leadership, and service
 Delegate and representative of my school at Round Square Conference, South Africa (virtual)
Model United Nations Club, Member (2020 – 2021)
 Researched and educated school community on the United Nations and various international relations
Ontario Students Against Impaired Driving (OSAID), Member, GDCI (2017 – 2020)
 Organized events for the student body to raise awareness of impaired driving
 Co-organizer and group leader of OSAID’s annual community food drive
Friendship Games, Co-Head Coordinating Team Member, GDCI (2017/18 & 2018/19)
 Co-led team in organizing and coordinating an inclusive school board-wide event for students with
disabilities
OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS
The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – Silver Level (2021 – 2022)
 Awarded for significant dedication to voluntary service, skill development, physical recreation, and
adventurous journey
Sir Edmund Walker Leader of Character Award (2020 – 2021)
 Awarded to a student whose character exemplifies leadership, integrity, and respect
Lady Baillie House Spirit Award (2020 – 2021)
 Awarded for embodying a welcoming and positive way of living in the boarding house community
Nominated for and attended Her Mark Conference (2022 & 2023)
 A conference for female student-athletes who exemplify strong leadership skills in their community to learn
from and meet some of the top female leaders in Canada
First Runner Up, National Level, Royal Canadian Legion Remembrance Day Essay Writing (2019)

Community Field Hockey Umpire Certification (2019)


Individual Accomplishments:

Club Field Hockey 

  • 2020 Ontario Winter Games Qualifying Tournament
    • scored 18 goals

School Athletic Awards

(2022-23) Appleby College

  • MVP – field hockey
  • MVP – ultimate frisbee
  • Robin Leslie Spencer Athletics Award

(2021-22) Appleby College

  • MVP – field hockey

(2020-21) Appleby College

  • COVID

(2019-20) GDCI

  • Female Athlete of the Year
  • Rookie of the Year – field hockey
  • MVP – cross country

(2018-19) GDCI

  • Female Athlete of the Year
  • MVP – cross country
  • MVP – track
  • MVP – basketball

Other

Track and Field

  • Regional Track and Field (2019)
    • Overall top female athlete
    • 1st place 400m, 800m and 1500m
  • District Track and Field (2019)
    • Overall top female athlete
    • 1st place 400m, 800m and 1500m

Cross Country

  • District Championships (2019)
    • Silver Medal
  • Regional Championships – (2018)
    • 1st place
  • District Championships – (2018)
    • 2nd place

Academics

(2022-23) Appleby College

  • Honour Roll (97%)
    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma
    • Appleby College Diploma
    • AP Capstone Diploma with 7 AP courses
    • AP Scholar of Distinction Award
  • AP Research paper being published this August in The Young Researcher
  • Robyn Leslie Spencer Athletics Award

(2021-22) Appleby College

  • Honour Roll (95%)
  • Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – Silver Level
  • AP Scholar with Honour Award

(2020-21) Appleby College

  • Honour Roll (91%)
  • Sir Edmund Walker Leader of Character Award for Upper 2 Year
  • Lady Baillie House Spirit Award
(2019-20) GDCI
  • Gr 9 – Honour Roll (95%)

(2018-19) GDCI

  • Highest overall average (95%)
  • Honour Roll
  • Valedictorian
  • Principal’s Award for Student Leadership
  • Citizenship Award
  • Arts Award
  • Athletics Award

 


Team Accomplishments:

Field Hockey (outdoor)

  • GoA Reds
    • Gold Medal – Lions Senior Tournament (2023)
    • Silver Medal – CHFCC U19 Tournament (2023)
    • Gold Medal – Scarborough Cup (2023)
    • Bronze Medal – Disney Sunshine Showcase – (2023)
    • Gold Medal – All Star Indoor League – Buffalo – (2023)
    • Silver Medal – CHFCC U19 Tournament (2022)
    • Second Place – Shooting Stars Easter Tournament, Delaware (2022)
    • Gold Medal – Queen’s University U19 Invitational (2022)
  • High School
    • Appleby College (2022)
      • Conference Champions – CISSA
      • MVP and captain
    • Appleby College (2021)
      • Silver Medal – OFSAA (provincial championships)
      • Conference Champions – CISSA
      • MVP and co-captain
    • Goderich District Collegiate Institute (2019)
      • District Champions
      • Conference Champions – WOSSA
      • 5th place – OFSAA
      • Rookie of the Year
  • Team Ontario – (2022)
    • Gold Medal – Nationals
  • Team Ontario – U16 West (2019)
    • Bronze Medal – Nationals

Field Hockey (indoor)

  • Silver Medal – Shooting Stars Indoor Tournament, New Hampshire (March 2022)
  • Gold Medal – 2020 Ontario Winter Games Qualifier

Ultimate Frisbee

  • MVP (2023)

Stats:

2022

  • 2020 Ontario Winter Games Qualifier
    • scored 18 goals

2019

  • hold GDCI record for ‘’most goals scored by a rookie in a season’’ (59 goals in 36 games, beating previous record of 28)
  • surpassed the GDCI veteran record as a rookie for ‘’most goals scored in a season’’ (59 goals in 36 games – veteran record is 52)

Video Intro

Highlight Video

Highlights from 2022: https://youtu.be/mPSdJTw07es

Additional Highlights from November 2021: https://youtu.be/zOo90eSRqzc