Rhian Wilkinson (born May 12, 1982) is a British-Canadian professional soccer player, who currently plays for the Boston Breakers in the National Women's Soccer League. She is a member of the Canada national women's soccer team.
- 2 Playing career
- 3 Honours
- 4 Coaching career
- 5 Personal life
- 6 References
- 7 External links
Wilkinson was born in Pointe-Claire, Quebec to parents Keith Wilkinson and Shan Evans. Her British father is a former director of the Canada national rugby union team; her mother was born in Cardiff, Wales. She has an older brother, David, 24, and a twin sister named Sara.
She attended Villa Maria High School in Montreal and was Valedictorian of her class. She played for the Quebec Provincial Team from 1997-99 and was named most valuable player in 1999 after helping the club to the silver medal at the nationals. In 1997 and 1998, she helped Lac St. Louis Lakers earn two silver medals at the national club championships.
Wilkinson was selected as the Greater Montreal Athletic Association's Most Valuable Soccer Player in 2000. She attended the National Training Center Camp for the Under-19 Canadian National Team in 2001.
Wilkinson majored in speech communication and English at the University of Tennessee, and holds both a British (EU) and a Canadian passport. She was chosen as the University of Tennessee’s Lady Vols' Offensive Most Valuable Player in 2002.
Wilkinson was named to the 2003 W-League All Star team and the 2004 W-League Championship All Tournament team,
She won the W-League 2005 Scoring Championship and tied for the Assist Leader with 38 points on 13 goals and 12 assists.
- 2000: Freshman of the Year
- 2003: Pan Am Games bronze medallist
- 2007: Canada Soccer Fans’ Choice Award 
- 2007: Senior Excellence Women Player
- 2008: Nominated as Canadian Soccer Association's Female Athlete of the Year
- 2008: "Maurice" Award