Julie Foudy Speaker Profile
Julie Foudy Biography
Julie Foudy was a soccer midfielder for the United States Women's National Team from 1987 through 2004. She served as the team's co-captain from 1991-2000 and the Captain from 2000 through her retirement in 2004.
Foudy played in all four Women's World Cups, winning two FIFA World Championships - in 1991 and 1999. She also played in three Olympics, winning a gold medal in 1996, silver in 2000, and gold again in 2004. Foudy also held the captain's position for her WUSA team, the San Diego Spirit.
She was inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 2007 along with former teammate Mia Hamm. Foudy and Hamm's induction was the first all-female class of the Hall of Fame.
Foudy has served as an in-studio analyst for ABC, ESPN and ESPN2's coverage of the 2006 FIFA World Cup and has provided on-air commentary and analysis during U.S. Women's National Team matches. She has also co-anchored ABC and ESPN telecasts of the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup and the 2007 season of Major League Soccer, including the MLS Cup.
Foudy is well known for her accomplishments as an advocate for women's and children's rights. She served as the President of the Women's Sports Foundation. Additionally, Foudy received the FIFA Fair Play Award for her well documented trip abroad to examine the working conditions of her then-sponsor Reebok's factories.
In 2006, Foudy launched The Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy. The week-long Academy is for girls ages 12-18 and weaves together sports and leadership. The Academy has received national and international attention for creating leaders both on and off the field.
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World Cup Champion Julie Foudy Speaks to Students, Parents and Teachers at Holy Comforter Episcopal School
Posted on 2 October 2015 | 6:47 pm
ESPN Analyst and World Cup champion Julie Foudy spoke to a group of over 100 students, teachers, and parents the the Holy Comforter Episcopal School at the end of September. The event was a part of the 2015 Holy Comforter’s Speaker Series that was sponsored by Hancock Bank, and it happened during the last part of September. Foudy had a great time interacting with the audience and...[Read More]
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