Beneath The Armor | Dr. Jen Welter

Dec 2023

Dr. Jen Welter is a trailblazer in the world of sports, making history as the first female coach in the NFL. A former professional football player, she made her mark on the gridiron as a standout linebacker for the Texas Revolution in the Indoor Football League. Welter’s groundbreaking coaching career began in 2015 when she joined the Arizona Cardinals as a preseason intern, paving the way for women in coaching roles in the male-dominated sport. Beyond her athletic feats, Dr. Welter holds a Ph.D. in psychology, exemplifying her commitment to holistic player development. Her remarkable journey underscores her passion for advancing gender equality in sports.