Photo Credit: Hockey Canada - Renata Fast

Photo Credit: Hockey Canada - Renata Fast

WOMEN'S HOCKEY - CANADA

HEIGHT & WEIGHT:  5'6 / 144

DATE OF BIRTH: October 6, 1994

HOMETOWN & RESIDENCE: Burlington, ON

POSITION and #: Defender, #14

# OF YEARS ON THE CANADIAN NATIONAL TEAM: 2015 to present

FAMILY:  

Mom/Dad -Sharon & Douglas

Brothers - Christopher & Gregory

Sister - Lindsey

OLYMPIC MEDALS:

  • PyeongChang 2018 (SILVER)

IIHF WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALS:

  • 2 SILVER (2019, 2017)

FOUR NATIONS CUP MEDALS:

  • 4 SILVER (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)

CANADIAN NATIONAL TEAM GAMES PLAYED:

  • 41 WNT games as of the end of the 2019 IIHF Women’s World Championship

  • 17 with Canada’s Women’s Development Team and the U-22

PRO EXPERIENCE:

  • 2016 CWHL Draft First Round, 2nd Overall (Toronto Furies)

  • Toronto Furies (defunct Canadian Women’s Hockey League 2016-17 & 2018-19)

  • 2018-19 CWHL All Star Game participant (Toronto - Scotiabank Arena)

  • 2016-17 CWHL All Star Game participant (Toronto - Air Canada Centre)

  • 2016-17 CWHL nominee, Rookie of the Year

  • During her CWHL career, Renata played in 48 games with 6 goals, 11 assists and 86 penalty minutes. In the playoffs, she played in 6 games with 1 assist and 1o penalty minutes.

PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S HOCKEY PLAYERS ASSOCIATION:

  • One of 200 founding members in May of 2019 to create an association to serve as a vehicle dedicated to promoting and supporting the creations of a single, viable women’s professional league in North America. The players will join their voices and work together to build a sustainable league that will showcase their talent as well as having financial and infrastructure resources. The founding members hail from Canada, Europe and the United States.

CHARITABLE GIVING:

  • As a result of her participation in the 2019 NHL All Star Weekend, the National Hockey League provided Renata with a $25,000 USD donation to the charity or hockey programs of her choice. This will be selected in the Fall of 2019.

NOTES:

  • Featured Speaker for Cashmere Canada at the Rogers Cup ‘Ladies Day’ 2019

  • Hosts her annual Renata Fast Girls Hockey Camp in her hometown of Burlington, ON over 2 weeks for Girls ages 10-13 and 13-16 year olds each summer which is powered by Adidas

  • Participated in the 2019 Hockey Canada sponsorship partner summit as a featured speaker

  • Participated in the 2019 NHL All Star Weekend in San Jose and demonstrated the Accuracy Shooting in the NHL All Star Skills Competition

  • Personal Motto “If your dreams don’t scare you, they’re not big enough…”

  • Enjoys yoga, reading, baking and being outdoors / hiking

  • Scored the fastest game-opening goal in the history of the NCAA Tournament :10 vs Quinnipiac - March 12, 2016

  • A huge fan of the Olympic Games, no matter what sport she is in awe of other Canadian Olympians

  • COC - https://olympic.ca/team-canada/renata-fast/

EDUCATION:

  • Clarkson University ‘16, B.A. Financial Information & Analysis

NCAA Hockey:

2015-16 NCAA Frozen Four participant

2015-16 ECAC Third All-Star Team

2015-16 ECAC All-Academic Team

2015-16 Alternate, Team Captain

2015-16 Clarkson Unsung Hero Award

2014-15 NCAA Tournament, Quarterfinalist

2014-15 ECAC First All-Star Team, Defense

2014-15 ECAC All-Academic Team

2013-14 NCAA National Championship

2013-14 NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team, Defense

2012-13 NCAA Tournament, Quarterfinalist

2012-13 ECAC All-Academic Team

During her NCAA career she played in 144 games, scoring 13 goals and 44 assists for 57 points while being +80

ENDORSEMENTS:

  • adidas

SOCIAL MEDIA:

  • @RenataFast - Twitter & Instagram