Brandi Chastain

World Cup Soccer Champion, Olympic Gold Medalist

National Advisory Board

Chastain is famed for her iconic penalty kick conversion that clinched the 1999 Women's World Cup Soccer title for the U.S. A professional soccer player and member of the U.S. National Team, Chastain’s international career spanned two decades and is highlighted by a 1996 Olympic gold medal and 1999 and 2003 World Cup titles. A graduate of Santa Clara University, Chastain led her team to two Final Four appearances and was named a player of the year by SoccerAmerica in her first year of college at the University of California-Berkeley. Chastain now serves as a color commentator for both NBC and ABC, a volunteer assistant coach at Santa Clara, and developer of ReachuP!, a foundation formed to empower girls through sports and mentorship.

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