Jaleesa Claver

First Name: Jaleesa
Last Name: Claver
Sex: Female
Birth Date: Sat, 28 Mar 1992
Birth Place: Amsterdam
Height: 1.75 m
Korfball Since: 2001
Languages: Dutch, English, German, a bit of Spanish, Italian, Croatian because I like it
Residence: Aalsmeer
Work or Study: Finishing college Social Work and Services. Have a job at a hotel and recently started as lifestyle coach at Training and Bootcamp
Current Club: GKV (Gorinchem)
Previous Clubs:
  • AW.DTV
  • Sporting Delta
  • Tempo
Main Role: Allround, so secondary attacker, assist and occasionally rebound
Strengths: Speed, timing in assist and (short) shot
Hardest Opponent:
Why Korfball: Great sport, can be very attractive, the mixed aspect makes it interesting. Also the culture outside of the pitch is unique in sports
Influenced By: Before by Mady Tims, now Marjolein Kroon
Wants to Achieve: Win Pan American Games 2018 with Surinam and play at the 2019 Korfball World Championships
Prizes and Awards: Dutch National Champion U16 indoor, Dutch National Champion U19 outdoor
Career Highlight: I hope it will still come, a medal at the Korfball World Championships with Surinam. Until now the Dutch National Championships. The atmosphere on such a day is indescribable
Twitter: @JaleesaClaver