Sydney-born Tracey Wheeler represented Western Australia as a midfielder at state level before switching to goalkeeping. Tall and strong she made her international goalkeeping debut against New Zealand in the third Oceania Cup in 1989. Strong in the air, she also had great timing and footwork. She played the 1991 World Cup qualifiers and played all three matches in the 1995 World Cup, and one in the 1999 World Cup. She played in all three games at the 2000 Olympics. In all she played 55 internationals for Australia.