Famous Burlingtonians

Melanie Booth - Olympian - Soccer

Born in Burlington where she played with the Burlington Youth Soccer Club, Melanie was a long standing member of the Canadian women’s national soccer team. She represented Canada at the 2007 and 2011 Pan Am Games, winning bronze and gold medals, as well as the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup. She was also a member of the team that won a bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games. Prior to this, she was recruited by the University of Florida where she was a team captain and All-American athlete on the soccer team. She retired from soccer in 2013 and is currently working with Umbro Canada as well as travelling the world with Canada Soccer’s youth program as their performance analyst.  Booth was inducted into the Burlington Sport Hall of Fame in 2017. 

Come Home 2 Burlington - Sport Hall of Fame Induction 2017