Nashville SC is proud to co-host Women in Soccer on October 23rd with Nashville Sports Council and MLS2Nashville. Join Ali Krieger, Women's World Cup Champion and Orlando Pride defender, in a conversation moderated by Sara Walsh from ESPN. Joining them in a panel discussion will be Jenny Ruiz, who was a Nashville FC youth coach and is a part of the Mexico Women's National Team, Ronnie Woodard from Tennessee Soccer Club, and Aubrey Bledsoe from Orlando Pride. This dynamic group of women in soccer will share how the beautiful game helped them achieve their best on and off the field.
Ali Krieger is a member of the World Cup winning U.S. Women's National Team and Orlando Pride.
Sara Walsh is a sportscaster for ESPN and former soccer player for the University of North Florida
Aubrey Bledsoe is a goalkeeper for Orlando Pride. She was selected with the 10th overall pick in the NWSL Expansion Draft. Bledsoe attended Wake Forest University for undergraduate, where she played with the Demon Deacons for four seasons.
Jenny Ruiz played for the Mexico Women's National Soccer Team and coaches at Nashville FC Youth.
Ronnie Woodard is a current girl's team coach with Tennessee Soccer Club. Formerly, she served as the head coach for Vanderbilt Women's Soccer from 2001-2010 and in the same role at College of Charleston from 1999-2001. She has also been an assistant coach at UNC Charlotte and at NC State.
Woodard attended Duke University for college, where she played Goalkeeper for the Bluedevils. She now resides in Nashville with her husband Tom and son Thomas.