EP 15- Jill Loyden: Former USWNT Goalkeeper, The Keeper Institute Coach- On Overcoming Adversity and Becoming a Bouncy Ball

Former USWNT goalkeeper and founder of The Keeper Institute, Jill Loyden, has been an underdog her entire life. Growing up, Jill was one of three kids raised by a single mom, in Vineland, New Jersey. She was cut from several teams, laughed at when she told her grandma her dreams, and recruited by only two […]

EP 10-Professional Soccer Player Emily Menges: on her secret to getting fit, the value of reading, and imaginary friends

Professional soccer player Emily Menges had an adventurous childhood growing up with three brothers in Garden City, New York. She attended Georgetown University. While there, she earned the Big East Defensive Player of the Year and was a Mac Herman Trophy semi- finalist (equivalent to the Heisman) in 2012 and 2013. After college, she was […]

EP 09- The Day I Snuck out of the Hospital to see Chelsea Handler at the Sydney Opera House

When I was playing overseas in Sydney, Australia, I was hospitalized with appendicitis. While at the hospital, I had a very serious dilemma. My friends and I had purchased tickets to see Chelsea Handler perform at the Sydney Opera House and my doctor’s told me I couldn’t attend for liability reasons. Ultimately, I ended up heeding the advise of […]

EP 07: Michelle Betos: Professional Goalkeeper-on obsession w/ improvement

Professional goalkeeper Michelle Betos (@MichelleBetos) knows a thing or two about being the underdog. She has played behind two of the arguably best goalkeepers in the world, in Hope Solo and Nadine Angerer.  In 2015, Michelle earned the NWSL 2015 goalkeeper of the year. She has played overseas in Australia, Denmark, Cyprus, and is now playing […]