Women’s World Football Show, Episode 208 – Managing Director of Women’s Independent Soccer League Lynn Berling-Manuel; Soundbites from USWNT captain Becky Sauerbrunn
There’s something new in the air of women’s football.. Can you feel it? New policies, new procedures, new teams, new ownerships, new tournaments, new leagues… A group of individuals made up of players, former players, administrators, advocates and allies turning the tide on the old ways to help create a bigger & better future for the next generation.
Former CEO of United Soccer Coaches (with 30,000 members it’s actually the largest coaches association of any sport in the world) and former CMO of American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO), Lynn Berling-Manuel has recently been appointed as Managing Director the new Women’s Independent Soccer League. Lynn stops by to discuss the new league, where it fits in the landscape of pro women’s soccer and how it will change the game for young players all over the world and the communities it will serve.
The game is growing in so many ways and WISL is part of that change. Lynn shares her vision of what the WISL can become. After a lifetime of advocacy within the game of soccer, Lynn is aiming her expertise straight towards women’s soccer!
The WISL is in good hands with Lynn Get to know her and the league better! (17’)
In light of the Sally Q. Yates report on allegations of past abusive behavior and sexual misconduct in women’s professional soccer, USWNT captain Becky Sauerbrunn sits down with the press to express her thoughts and give us some insights on the mindset of the players. As an influencial voice in women’s soccer, Becky has a lot to say about the report and the changes that need to be made in the game from the youth level to the pro ranks. If there’s one player we need to hear from right now, it’s Becky Sauerbrunn! (52′)
Recaps and updates on: FIFA 2022 U17 Women’s World Cup Final, Spain vs. Colombia; 2022 NWSL Championship Final, Portland Thorns FC vs. KC Current; FAI Women’s Cup Final, Shelbourne vs. Athlone Town.
Women’s Independent Soccer League – https://wisleague.com/
Follow WISL on:
Twitter – https://twitter.com/wisl_league
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/WISLeague/
Listen to WWFShow, Episode 188 – https://wwfshow.com/2021/03/28/episode-188-damon-wilson-carrie-taylor/
FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Final highlights – https://www.fifa.com/fifaplus/en/watch/5FdiMD7QnMZJL74vV1WlDP
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Photo Courtesy of Lynn Berling-Manuel
Original Broadcast Date: Nov. 14, 2022
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