Trained Podcast: The Future of Football With Jaelin Howell

Coaching

Ever wonder what it's like to rise through the ranks of US football? Find out from NWSL midfielder Jaelin Howell.

Last updated: 21 July 2022
2 min read
The Transition to Professional Football, According to Jaelin Howell

Trained is a podcast exploring the cutting edge of holistic fitness.

Like many of us, Jaelin Howell started playing sport before she could even read. Unlike most of us, she went on to rep shirts for the US Women's National Team and Racing Louisville FC. On this episode, the up-and-coming football star joins host Jaclyn Byrer to detail every step of that journey. She shares the benefits of coming from a family of athletes, gets real about the struggles of collegiate sports and explains the training it takes to transition from club to NCAA to pro. She also tells us what she's learnt from the women who came before her, what it's like to play with her childhood idols and what kind of legacy she hopes to leave.

"I think it's so important to inspire that next generation and to have them look up to you not only as a footballer, but also as a person".

Jaelin Howell
Nike Athlete and midfielder for Racing Louisville FC

Have a question about mindset, movement, nutrition, recovery or sleep? Have a suggestion for a guest or topic? Email Jaclyn at trained@nike.com and she'll see what she can do.

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