Concussions important issue for girl athletes-updated info here

by MaryAnne Gucciardi July 12, 2017 1 min read

There have been many articles and efforts to improve safety on the soccer field for women and girls.  As an update to our posts of six years ago, I provide new information on prevention and training alternatives from Cindy Parlow Cone and Excelle.com Our original articles are here: Don’t be fooled by common misconceptions about ...

Happy Birthday Cindy Parlow Cone

by MaryAnne Gucciardi May 08, 2017 1 min read

Happy birthday to Cindy Parlow Cone, three-time NCAA Women’s Soccer Champion and founding member of the Women’s United Soccer Association, former head coach for Portland Thorns FC and in her first year as coach in her first year as head coach of the Portland Thorns, led the Thorns to the NWSL Championship. Parlow was a member ...

Donate a Sports Bra & Help Keep a Girl in the Game

by MaryAnne Gucciardi September 18, 2015 2 min read

  A sports bra can mean the difference between a girl sitting on the sidelines and being able to play. Without the proper coverage, fit, and support of a sports bra, girls are often too self-conscious or uncomfortable being physically active, so they miss out on the many life- and skill-building benefits – and fun ...


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