Angela Salem, an incredible pro soccer journeywoman, is named our newest ambassador for our growing sports mindset agency, Soccer Resilience®.
The Akron, Ohio native has succeeded for many teams, both in the US and abroad. Examples of domestic teams include Western New York Flash, Washington Spirit, Boston Breakers, and Portland Thorns FC. Angela also played internationally for clubs in Finland and Australia.
While playing professional soccer for Portland Thorns FC, Angela earned a master’s in education in clinical mental health in 2020 from Springfield College – where she has also coached.
Angela joins fellow NWSL players Sydney Miramontez and Cari Roccaro as members of our surging team at Soccer Resilience® that is focused to lift the women’s game. The Soccer Resilience® team also includes 2019 World Cup Champion, Jessicca McDonald, as a founder/partner plus Vicky Bruce, Emily Perrin and Sam Lofton as other examples of female soccer leaders. Soccer Resilience® is the official sports mindset agency for both the NWSL Players’ Association and the USL W League as well!
And to cap off her STELLAR career, Ang has been nominated for the NWSL Most Valuable Player!
Her teammates on the Thorns explain why she should be NWSL MVP:
Soccer Resilience®: Our mission and skill is to train the most underutilized competitive edge in soccer, the MIND, transforming the mindset, performance and wellbeing of athletes, coaches and parents. We help the “software” (mental) bring the best out of the “hardware” (technical, tactical, physical). Our founders include a World Cup Champion, a MLS Cup Champion, a 20-year Psychologist and former NCAA Division I Coach/Pro Team President. We are mindset coaches, mental game advisors and content providers for tools and strategies for all levels, youth to pro, including organizations such as NWSL Players Association and SOCCER.COM. Train your brain. Transform your game…and life.