Etched in the record books as the First Female Coach in the NFL for the Arizona Cardinals and breaking a nearly impossible physical barrier in the history of modern day sports, Coach Jen Welter is the first women to play running back in a men’s professional football season. Upon finishing her glass-ceiling shattering season in men’s professional football, Coach Jen broke yet another barrier in the sport commonly referred to as the final frontier for women in sports, by becoming the first female coach of a professional football team and then the NFL as a Linebackers Coach.
Following the NFL, Welter became the Head Coach of the First Australian Women’s National Team fielded in July 2017; while simultaneously extending her commitment to diversity, inclusion, and overcoming barriers by designing programs to increase access to football opportunities for women and girls, becoming a world renowned motivational speaker, joining the advisory board of the Pro Football HOF’s Game for Life Academy, and writing her first book Play Big, Lessons in Living Limitless from the First Woman to Coach in the NFL (available for presale now, on shelves 10/3).
Prior to joining the men’s game, Coach Jen had an amazing career in women’s football which included 2 Gold Medals with Team USA, 4 World Championships (Super Bowl for Women), and 8 All-Star selections. While playing football, Dr. Jen obtained her PhD in Psychology, and a Masters in Sport Psychology. Dr. Jen also have a BS in Business from Boston College.
Coach Jen’s message has been widely acclaimed and well received on worldwide platforms that speak to audiences from global enterprising companies, top performing schools, brand nonprofits, top ranked performance enhancement facilities and professional sports teams.
Coach Jen Welter displays initiative and a sincere heart becoming personally involved with the organizations she supports.