Tag: Jen Welter

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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 …

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Will Carli Lloyd open the door for the NFL’s first female player?

Carli Lloyd’s well-publicized visit with the Philadelphia Eagles wasn’t her first appearance at an NFL training camp, but this one ended …

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Why women in football won’t have a future until they have a past

There have been no women inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. To most fans, that’s not surprising: …

Jen Welter has become an ambassador and role model for women in sports a year after her month-long coaching internship with the Arizona Cardinals. Christian Petersen/Getty Images

How Jen Welter’s life has changed a year after making history

Fifty-three weeks ago, Jen Welter was teaching aerobics and running boot camps in Dallas while coaching linebackers and special …

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Do Pro Male Athletes Really Care About Having Female Coaches?

The training video opens on a sunny January afternoon with Atlanta Legends defensive lineman T.J. Barnes ready to pounce from the 30-yard line. …

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Jen Welter Is the Feminist Hero Football Needs

Football is not particularly welcoming to women. Of course, to Jen Welter—the Atlanta Legends’ defensive specialist coach, not to …

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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 …

In 2015, Jen Welter (C) became the first woman to coach in the NFL. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Jen Welter Ready To Become ‘A Legend’ In AAF

Jen Welter likes being the first. Not so she can brag, but so she can pave a way for …

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New Atlanta pro football team hires pioneering female coach

Atlanta’s new startup professional football team is tackling the sport’s gender barrier. The Atlanta Legends said Tuesday that it …

GRRRidiron Girl’s Flag Football Clinic, led by the “NFL’s First Female Coach,” Dr. Jen Welter.

Over 200 Girls Participate in Flag Football Clinic in Advance of Jr. Bucs Girls Flag Football Program Launching This Spring

The afternoon sun beat down on a green grassy field with painted white lines while whistles blew and drill …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Gridiron Australia Appoint First Female NFL Coach as the Australian Outback Women’s National Team Head Coach

Gridiron Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Jen Welter as the Australian Outback Women’s National Team …

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A Day in the Life of an NFL Player Recap

On Sunday, a number of Women of Washington Redskins members watched football like they’ve never before – a bit …

Feb. 21, 2014 - Allen, TX, United States of America - Texas Revolution running back Jennifer Welter (47) in looks back from the bench area during an Indoor Football League game at the Allen Event Center Friday, February 21, 2014, in Allen, Texas. The 5-foot-2-inch, 130 pound Welter is the first woman to play professional football at a position other than kicker, she made the final roster of the Texas Revolution of the Indoor Football League, as a running back. (Cal Sport Media via AP Images)

Jen’s Moments of Change: The First Ripple

I still remember when I found out I would represent my country in the inaugural IFAF Women’s World Championship. …

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The First Female NFL Coach Is Proud To ‘Play Like A Girl’

The phrase “play like a girl” shouldn’t be seen as an insult, according to Jen Welter, who is the first …

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Jen Welter: Huddling for a Q & A with the NFL’s first female coach

Watching pint-sized youngsters playing at private academies in Florida can give one the feeling of looking through the wrong …

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Jen Welter meets President Obama, who then quotes her in a speech

The picture was worth the wait. More than six weeks after meeting President Barack Obama at the White House …

Jen Welter takes part in the NFL Play 60 program in Montreal on Thursday June 9, 2016. Allen McInnis / Montreal Gazette

‘There are no limits for girls,’ NFL’s first female coach says

Dr. Jen Welter is only 5-foot-2, but she stands very tall as a force for women. Last year, Welter …