Garriock playing for Sydney FC in 2010
|Full name||Heather Ann Garriock|
|Date of birth||21 December 1982|
|Place of birth||Sydney, Australia|
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
|Leppington Lions Soccer Club|
|2009||Chicago Red Stars||5||(0)|
|2011||LdB FC Malmö||8||(0)|
|2013–2014||Western Sydney Wanderers||8||(2)|
|2014–||Sydney Uni women|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 March 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 July 2011
Heather Ann Garriock (born 21 December 1982) is an Australian soccer coach and former player. Garriock played as a midfielder in a career based mostly in Australia. Her last stint as a player was for Western Sydney Wanderers of the Australian W-League. Garriock played 130 matches for the Australian women's national team, appearing at three Olympic football tournaments and three FIFA Women's World Cups.
She signed with Adirondack Lynx of Women's Premier Soccer League in 2006. She made six appearances in 2006 before returning to the Australian National Team. In 2007, she made a further five appearances. In total, she made 11 appearances for Adirondack Lynx, while scoring 10 goals and chipping in eight assists.
In 2009, Garriock was selected for the Women's Professional Soccer league in the United States. In the 2008 WPS International Draft, she was picked 12th overall by Chicago Red Stars. For the inaugural 2009 Women's Professional Soccer season, she appeared for Chicago in 5 games (0 starts, 89 total minutes) and recorded an assist. It was announced on 30 September 2009 that Chicago had waived their option for a second year, thus making Garriock a free agent.
She returned to her previous team, Sydney FC, following her release from Chicago.
Garriock retired from national league football after the 2013–14 W-League season.
Garriock first represented the Australia in October 1999 in a friendly against China at 16 years old. She has represented her country in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney as well as the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
In 2013, Garriock was selected for a national team tour that included a match against the United States, though did not play in the match. After the tour, Football Federation Australia denied a claim from Garriock to cover childcare expenses for her young daughter. A subsequent appeal to the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal was unsuccessful.
Scores and results list Australia's goal tally first.
- Danish Women's Cup: 2007–08
- NPL NSW Womens 1 Coach of the Year: 2014
- "Australian World Cup Player and Olympian, Heather Garriock selected 12th overall in the WPS International Draft". Adirondack Lynx. 24 September 2008. Retrieved 10 November 2009.
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- "Wanderers announce strong squad for upcoming W-League season". The Women's Game. 10 October 2013.
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- "Centurion still has many caps ahead of her". Football Federation Australia. 3 May 2008. Retrieved 3 March 2008.
- "Athletes - Heather Garriock". Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
- "FIFA Tournaments - Players & Coaches - Heather Garriock". FIFA. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
- Adno, Carly (8 April 2016). "Former Matilda Heather Garriock says she'll continue her fight for better support for footballing mothers". Daily Telegraph. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
- Foster, Craig (9 April 2016). "Heather Garriock case demonstrates that football in Australia needs to take better care of its family". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
- "Heather Garriock appointed as SUSFC Women's Premier League Head Coach". Sydney Uni Soccer Football Club. 28 March 2014. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
- "Women's NPL1". Sydney Uni Soccer Football Club. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
- "Garriock to share Matildas assistant role". The World Game. Special Broadcasting Servie. 12 February 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
- "Campbelltown-born Garriock leads by example in W-League". Campbelltown-Macarthur Advertiser. Fairfax Regional Media. 12 November 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
- "Hall of Fame". Westfields Sports High School. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
- Garriock, Heather (19 June 2011). "This Sporting Life: Heather Garriock". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
- Glendinning, Lee (29 July 2003). "Teen bashed to death after car hit partygoers, court told". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 30 January 2009.
- "Family heartbreak of Matildas ace Garriock". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 27 September 2003. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
- "Women's NSL - Season 1999/2000 - Finals". OzFootball.
- "Mori picks up award". The World Game. Special Broadcasting Service. Sportal. 4 June 2003. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
- "Winners galore at Premier Leagues Gala Dinner". Football NSW. 2014. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
- Heather Garriock – FIFA competition record
- Australia player profile
- Official website
- Sydney FC player profile
- Women's Professional Soccer player profile
- Adirondack Lynx player profile
|Western Sydney Wanderers captain