NCAA Student-Athletes

First-hand experiences from student-athletes who competed in the NCAA



Cara Cornacchia

Hometown: Pickering, ON

Schools Attended: St. Mary CSS, University of Dayton (DI)

Sport(s) Competed In: Soccer

Current Profession: Healthy Lifestyle and Fitness Coach

The belief you have in your players and the conversations you have with them can either make or break them.
— Cara Cornacchia

Lisa Kingsmore


Hometown: Brampton, ON

Schools Attended: Mayfield Secondary School, Winthrop University (DI)

Sport(s) Competed In: Softball

Current Profession: Senior Analyst, Ministry of the Environment & Climate Change, Government of Ontario

Not only do you have to be physically prepared, you also need to be mentally strong both on and off the field.
— Lisa Kingsmore

Kris Joseph


Hometown: Montreal, QC

Schools Attended: Archbishop Carroll High School, Syracuse University (DI)

Sport(s) Competed In: Basketball

Current Profession: Professional athlete

Nobody likes a leader who does not practice what they preach.
— Kris Joseph

Onika Angus


Hometown: Toronto, ON

Schools Attended: Loretto Abbey (Toronto), Alcorn State University (DI)

Sport(s) Competed In: Volleyball

Current Profession: Lawyer

Championships require you to give your best, every single day.
— Onika Angus