Girl Boss Sports Summer Soccer Camp Announced!

You asked for it and we are providing it! The Girl Boss Sports week-long summer camp is now officially open for registration and we couldn’t be more excited to bring this action-packed adventure to the female soccer player in your life. We have partnered with Forest Ridge School in Bellevue Washington during the week of August 12th – 16th with drop-off times set for 8:30-9AM and pick-up set for 4PM. The camp is entirely led by female soccer coaches who can become dynamic role-models for your daughter and help her learn to “play like a girl.” You can learn more about the summer camp and register HERE.

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We focus on the following key areas:

  • Developing a Champion Mentality – Confidence, Communication, Leadership, Teamwork, Sportsmanship, Respect, Work-Ethic
  • Technical Skills – Footwork, Dribbling, Passing, Shooting, Fakes/ Moves
  • Soccer Fitness – Speed, Agility, Endurance, Balance, Leg strength, Flexibility, Coordination

We will also be bringing in inspirational women to talk to our athletes about being successful in sports AND in life. This week is guaranteed to be a fun and learning experience for all female soccer players in the Greater Seattle area!

The total cost for the camp is $400 per athlete. There are limited spots so be sure to register HERE ASAP.

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“Live and Lead for Impact” Podcast Features Girl Boss Sports CEO on Sports, Women in the Workplace, and Advocating for Yourself

Kirsten Ross of the “Live and Lead for Impact” podcast and our CEO Sarah Wolfer sat down and talked all things women in the workplace, leadership, and sports! In this episode, Sarah discusses several experiences that led to the creation of Girl Boss Sports and ways that you can make an impact as well in your own sphere of influence. If you are ready to learn more about ways to take care of yourself, how to develop a support system, and how sports are beneficial for anyone, check out the episode HERE.

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“Mighty Women in March” Series of the “Miss Adventurous Podcast” features Girl Boss Sports CEO Sarah Wolfer

Girl Boss Sports CEO Sarah Wolfer was honored to participate in the Mighty Women in March series through the Miss Adventurous Podcast hosted by Tiffany Rouge. If you missed the recording, you can listen in HERE.

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In this episode we dive into the challenges that happen both on the field and in the workplace for girls and women. Sarah and Tiffany discuss the lessons learned along the way through her sports journey and how she’s bringing that passion to the work of Girl Boss Sports. Tiffany asks a ton of great questions that will give you insight into what it’s like being a “womanpreneur” and give you a behind the scenes look into running Girl Boss Sports. Check it out and share the episode!

Announcing NEW Partnership with GOALS Haiti – Using Soccer to Drive Social Change in Rural Haiti

Girl Boss Sports is excited to announce a new partnership with GOALS HaitiGOALS uses soccer in Haiti to engage youth and their families in programs that emphasize education, health and the environment to improve their quality of life on a daily basis. Through leadership development and social change initiatives they are creating stronger, healthier communities in rural Haiti.

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“At GOALS, our kids are provided the coaching, equipment, food, and water plus the mentoring and team support needed to practice and play competitively. They participate in weekly volunteer community service projects (such as planting trees and litter clean up) and attend a weekly language or health lesson. In addition to our core soccer program, youth and their families may enroll in GOALS’ ongoing literacy classes and are eligible to apply for school tuition support through our Dream Team program. In return their families and communities support our mandate of equal play for boys and girls, parents volunteer by preparing and serving meals and participate in monthly community meetings. Founded in 2010 in the remote village of Destra our programs have been replicated in three different villages near the town of Léogane. We rely on our communities and the trusted relationships we have fostered over the years to provide crucial feedback for our program development and for our response to emergency situations such as Hurricane Matthew. Our success has been due to the collaboration with community leaders and individual family members who know their needs best.”

Now these are some values that Girl Boss Sports can get behind!

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Girl Boss Sports is collaborating with GOALS Haiti on several initiatives to be announced in the coming months including a soccer/ leadership camp in Haiti led by Girl Boss Sports coaching staff, equipment drives, and more. If you are interested in learning more about the amazing work of this organization, you can head HERE.

There are several ways you can support GOALS Haiti – including donating new and lightly used equipment, liking their FACEBOOK page, making a donation, or sponsoring a team.

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The Benefits of Sports for Girls – As told by our CEO Sarah Wolfer on “Read with You” Podcast – Check out the Episode HERE

The “Read with You” podcast is devoted to parents and educators who are passionate about helping young people learn, and the latest episode features our very own CEO on all things girls and sports! If you want to learn how sports will benefit not only your daughter but also the community at large – listen in HERE.

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Girl Boss Sports CEO Sarah Wolfer dives into the the impact that sports can have on education, mental and physical health, and much more in this episode – you don’t want to miss this one! In just 15 minutes you will learn why sports are so beneficial and what you can do NOW to keep your daughter involved in them.

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Woman Wednesday Blog features Girl Boss Sports CEO on the role that sports played in her life – Check it out!

Our CEO Sarah Wolfer has been featured on the “Woman Wednesday” series by My Lilianas. In this article, Sarah discusses the role that sports played in her life and how sports can benefit girls from all walks of life. Sarah also discusses her passions for women supporting women and leadership and how those passions are impacting the work of Girl Boss Sports.

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Here is a sneak peek:

“One of the things I hope you learn from my story is the power that sports can have on anyone and everyone. Being involved with sports provides so many opportunities to teach life lessons and find success on AND off the field. Whether you are someone who has never played before or thinking about getting back into it, just do it! There are a ton of recreational leagues and teams and classes around the nation that could be a great outlet for you and I highly recommend it. And if you are someone with children (or know somebody who has children) I’d encourage you to get them involved in (and help them stay in) sports. If you have girls, it’s even better that you’re reading this. By age 14, girls are 1.5 to 2 times more likely to drop out of sports, and this is incredibly sad to hear. This is due to a ton of reasons including lack of access, costs associated with participation in sports, and lack of positive female role models. These are all things that Girl Boss Sports is working to change.”

Read the full article HERE and don’t forget to share the love!

Girl Boss Sports Partners with Southlake Select Soccer Club in Renton/ Tukwila

All of us here at Girl Boss Sports are excited to announce a new partnership with Southlake Select Soccer Club in the Renton/ Tukwila area.

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What does this mean for you?

If you are looking for a recreational or select soccer team in the Renton or Tukwila areas, then we have just the place we’d recommend – Southlake Soccer Club! Southlake is the branch of Greater Renton Tukwila Youth Soccer Association (GRTYSA) and provides both recreational and select soccer for U10- U19. If you are interested in registering for a Southlake team, head HERE.

With a commitment to two very important goals to Girl Boss Sports, Southlake has shown that their club is ready to take the next step and keep more girls in sports and increase the number of female soccer coaches overall in our region. Girl Boss Sports and Southlake will be meeting to discuss next partnership steps and will keep all our fans and supporters in the loop as things are finalized.

All current members of Southlake Soccer Club will also receive a 25% discount for ANY Girl Boss Sports service in the Greater Seattle Area. If you are interested in this discount, please email Info@GirlBossSports.com to access the code.

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If you would like to discuss possible partnership opportunities for your company/ club/ organization – please do not hesitate to reach out. Girl Boss Sports welcomes partners who are committed to making the sports industry a more inclusive one for the female athletes and coaches who are dedicated to this world.

 

12 Minute Convos Podcast with Engel Jones interviews our CEO – Hear her thoughts in 12 minutes or less!

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The 12 Minute Convos Podcast just dropped an episode featuring our CEO Sarah Wolfer. This episode is perfect for you if you want to hear from Sarah but don’t have more than 15 minutes to spare. Engel and Sarah discuss girls and women in sports, leadership, and being a “womanpreneur.” Check out the episode HERE and be sure to leave a comment with your thoughts.

 

 

The Practical Balance – Female Founder Series puts a spotlight on Girl Boss Sports

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With International Women’s Day coming soon (March 8th), Vix Anderton with The Practical Balance created a series celebrating Female Founders and our very own Girl Boss Sports CEO Sarah Wolfer was a part of it!

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Here is a sneak peek:

“At Girl Boss Sports, I have been able to focus on leadership, women supporting women, sports, and breaking barriers at every step as I build this company. I have learned that often in life, moments when we are “face-down in the arena” (and that arena looks different for everyone) are preparing us for future challenges or opportunities. It was through this incredibly painful experience, that I finally gathered the courage to make my vision a reality as a fire was lit in my soul to create a company that breaks barriers for the female population.

WOULD THIS HAVE HAPPENED HAD I NOT EXPERIENCED EVERYTHING THAT I DID?

The honest answer is I don’t know, but what I DO know is that I am now stronger because of each of those building blocks of life experiences that occurred along my journey. I proved that I can advocate for myself even given the toughest of circumstances. I proved that I am resilient, motivated, and a gifted entrepreneur. I proved that I can do anything that I set my mind to and that the comeback really is better than the setback.”

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You can read the whole story about what led to the creation of Girl Boss Sports HERE!

Jade Hicks of Brand Fabulous Interviews our CEO – Sarah Wolfer on Mindset, Training, and being a “Womanpreneur”

Wow! What an amazing experience it was being a part of the Brand Fabulous Blog and Podcast with Jade Hicks. Jade is doing amazing things in the world of blogging and branding and you can check out more of her work HERE.

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In this episode of the Brand Fabulous Podcast – “How To Step out of your comfort zone and create the life you want” – Jade and Sarah speak about the following:

  • How to step out of your comfort zone and create the dream life you want
  • How to prioritize your blogger workload of success
  • The facts about mindset that will set you up for success
  • All you know to know about mindset around your blog biz!
  • How being a professional athlete is a direct reflection of life as a modern entrepreneur and how you can use this to your advantage to get what you want!

Are you ready to learn what it takes to get your mindset ready for success as an athlete, business owner, or whatever else you’re working toward? Head HERE to listen in on the conversation. If you like what you hear, please leave a comment and share the episode!