Ottawa Fury Women

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Ottawa Fury Women
Ottawa Fury.svg
Full name Ottawa Fury Women
Nickname(s) The Fury
Founded 2003
Dissolved 2014
Stadium Algonquin College Soccer Complex
Capacity 2,000
Chairman John Pugh
Manager Dominic Oliveri
League USL W-League
2014 1st, Central Conference
National Semifinals

Ottawa Fury Women was a Canadian women's soccer team, founded in 2003. The team was a member of the United Soccer Leagues USL W-League, the second tier of women’s soccer in the United States and Canada. The team competed in the W-League's Central Conference with the rest of the league's Canadian clubs. The team is a part of the Ottawa Fury Football Club, which also includes the Fury FC men's team which competes in the [United Soccer League], the Ottawa Fury FC Men's Academy which competes in the USL PDL, as well as several other men's and women's Academy teams of all age levels. Through the Ottawa Fury FC, it was part of the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group, owned by Jeff Hunt.[1] On December 3, 2014, the parent club decided to disband the women's team, days ahead of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup official draw in Ottawa.


Final Roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
United States GK Jillian McVicker
Canada GK Maryse Bard-Martel
Canada DF Kadeisha Buchanan
United States DF Arin Gilliland
United States DF Danielle Hubka
Canada DF Maggie Malone
United States DF Annie Steinlage
Canada DF Emma Donnelly
Canada DF Meaghan Ramsden
Canada DF Shelina Zadorsky
Norway MF Lisa-Marie Woods
England MF Laura Stockdale
United States MF Teresa Rynier
No. Position Player
United States MF Lydia Hastings
United States MF Courtney Raetzman
Canada MF Jessie Bujouves
Canada MF Kayla Adamek
Canada MF Ronnie Mazzella
England FW Kristy Moore
Canada FW Bryanna McCarthy
Canada FW Ashley Lawrence
Canada FW Lauren Hughes
Canada FW Arielle Kabangu
Canada FW Sydney Braun-McLeod
Canada FW Cristabel Oduro

Club staff[edit]

Senior staff[2]

  • Club President, Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group: Jeff Hunt
  • Club President, Ottawa Fury FC: John Pugh
  • Director of Operations: Melanie Ireton
  • Director of Communications and Marketing: Graeme Ivory
  • Executive Assistant: Carrie MacKay

2014 Staff[3][4]

  • Manager: Dominic Oliveri
  • Assistant Manager: Robin Rushton
  • Goalkeeping Coach: David Bellemare
  • Fitness Coach: Kyle Thorne
  • Team Physician: Dr. Taryn Taylor
  • Physiotherapist: Mel Flala
  • Equipment Manager: Brad Smith

Managerial history[edit]

  • Dominic Oliveri: 2011–2014 [5]
  • Craig Smith: 2008–2010 [6]
  • Frank Lofranco: 2003–2007[7]


Year League Division Regular season Playoffs
2003 USL W-League Northern division 2nd National Semifinals
2004 USL W-League North Central Division 1st Conference Finals
2005 USL W-League Northern Division 1st National Final
2006 USL W-League Northern Division 1st National Final
2007 USL W-League Northern Division 1st Conference Finals
2008 USL W-League Northern Division 1st Conference Finals
2009 USL W-League Great Lakes Division 1st National Semifinals
2010 USL W-League Great Lakes Division 1st Conference Finals
2011 USL W-League Great Lakes Division 1st Runners-up
2012 USL W-League Central Division 1st Champions
2013 USL W-League Central Conference 2nd Conference Final
2014 USL W-League Central Conference 1st National Semifinals

Awards and honours[edit]

Ottawa Fury Women have won the following USL W-League awards:[8]

  • Champions: 1 (2012)
  • Conference Champions: 3 (2005, 2006, 2014)
  • Division Champions: 10 (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014)



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