The Future of Football is Female

On Saturday, September 28th, nearly 200 girls from all over New York attended the Jen Welter Girls Flag Football Camp in Staten Island. The camp was one of eight stops around the United States on Jen Welter’s Fall 2019 Tour.Welter, who was the first female to coach in the NFL, runs these camps to teach […]

Women’s football combine a success for Team Ontario

Women’s football’s Team Ontario hosted a combine at Guelph University late last month. A total of 39 football players from around the province congregated to jump, run and compete in front of the provincial team’s coaching staff, with the goal of making the squad for next year’s Challenge Cup national championship. Running back Emilie Halle […]

adidas Announces Multi-year Partnership with Football Coach Dr. Jen Welter

adidas announced a multi-year partnership with Dr. Jen Welter, the first female NFL coach and newly named Defensive Specialist Coach for the Atlanta Legends in the Alliance of American Football (AAF). Today adidas and Coach Welter kicked off the first girls’ flag football camp in Atlanta, as part of a series that adidas will co-host with Jen […]

The Scott Pioli & Family Fund for Women Football Coaches and Scouts

Thanks to the gracious generosity of spirit and financial support of Scott Pioli, the Women’s Sports Foundation has established the Scott Pioli & Family Fund for Women Football Coaches and Scouts. The Fund supports the development, education and training of aspiring U.S. female football coaches and scouts who are pursuing careers in collegiate or professional […]

NFL Coach Jen Welter to Host FREE NYC Girls Football Camp (9/22)

The first female coach in the NFL, Dr. Jen Welter, partnered with the NFL Alumni to bring cities across the country a day of empowerment for girls. Get on the field and learn the game from NFL Alumni as they dive into each position. Also, hear from Jen Welter as she shares her personal journey […]

Flag football camp for girls set July 31

Cynthia Zordich, founder of nflthread.net, a private platform for NFL women, has joined forces with NFL Alumni and Grrrridiron Girls to bring a flag football camp to Glacier Field on July 31. The camp for girls ages 6-18 will be conducted from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. Jen Welter, the NFL’s […]

Manning Passing Academy to hold football camp for girls

The Manning Passing Academy, entering its 23rd year, will launch its inaugural MPA Football Clinic and Camp for Women and Girls on June 25- 26 at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux. “This is a historic moment for both the MPA and for the women and girls who want to play, learn and coach the great […]

Girls’ Flag Football Camp Hosted by NFL Alum Jen Welter

For all girls who want to play football, this is for you! NFL coaching alum, Jen Welter, is kicking off her new mission to host flag football camps for girls! The first camp will be held at Lawrence Academy in Groton, Massachusetts on August 26th. Register now at www.jenwelter.com!

Girls’ flag football clinic aims to break gender barriers

REGINA — The mini-clinic was over and the kids involved were almost ready to begin trickling off of the field. Before they could do that though, they had some autographs to get. It’s not every day that you have Winnipeg Blue Bomber Andrew Harris, Montreal Alouette Nik Lewis and Ottawa REDBLACK Brad Sinopoli at your […]

NFL to host women’s career development event in Phoenix

The NFL will host its second-ever symposium in Phoenix on Friday and Saturday to help develop the skills of women working in the sport. “We want the participants to leave feeling like they have a stronger football acumen than when they came,” Samantha Rapoport, the league’s director of football development, said. “We want to connect […]

Why Would a Woman Want to Play Football?

OJ Jenkins refers to herself as “She”-zekiel Elliott. She stands about six inches shorter than her male counterpart, Dallas Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott, but she’s just as fast as him on the field, quicker even, and is at this moment bubbling over with ecstatic energy in front of a crowd in the Jostens […]

Voices of the NFL’s Women’s Careers in Football Forum

ORLANDO, Fla. — The NFL kicked off its Women’s Careers in Football Forum on Thursday with panels featuring Bills co-owner Kim Pegula, Bills assistant coach Kathryn Smith, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera and former Dolphins executive vice president Dawn Aponte, among others. The attendees were women from the tackle football community who were there to learn about […]

Pro Bowl week helps shine light on roles for women in football

When he was the NFL’s head of officiating, Mike Pereira advised a marketing intern. The intern played football, and Pereira, now a rules analyst for Fox Sports, agreed to review game tape. Another man in the league office, whom the intern did not recognize, observed from the back of the room. “I got a call later from him, […]

Women’s World Football Games 2017

USA Football is excited to announce that the 2017 Women’s World Football Games will be hosted in Orlando, FL from January 25th through the 29th. Many of the country’s leading head and positional coaches will be hosting the event to teach the sport of American Football to any female in the world who wants to […]

Cool! Saturday is Girl Scout Day at College Football Hall of Fame

Well, they both get to wear cool uniforms, right? News that Saturday is Girl Scout Day at Downtown’s sleek, sports-centric College Football Hall of Fame might strike some people as a bit odd at first. But only at first. “We like to say that we are combining two of America’s great pasttimes, Girl Scouts and football,” said […]