Lead Your Best Team

“You must unlearn what you have learned.” —Yoda

Lead Your Best Team

Coaching and sports leadership has been my job and my career for much of the past thirty years.


I have launched two new ventures all with the intention to help coaches and leaders lead your best team.

One is my new business One21 (one-to-one) which focuses on leadership and strategic coaching and consulting with coaches and sports leaders. Not only have I spent a career in sports, but I am an ICF certified coach who marries that approach with my experience as a championship coach.

We believe confident prepared coaches create confident, prepared and excellent teams. Work with us to drive your performance, deepen your culture and bring joy to the process.

The second new venture: I have joined forces with a startup called Coachability Consultants led by Jake Weiss, PhD

Lead your best team

I continue to work as a technical advisor (expert on the performance side) with Sky Blue FC

Bio Highlights

I was a very good athlete (UNC, national team) and a career coach at multiple levels (Northwestern, Carolina Courage, Asst Coach USWNT, among others).

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I led the Carolina Courage of the WUSA (first women’s professional soccer league) to a regular season championship and post-season Founders Cup during my tenure.

UNC has accumulated multiple national championships including 3 when I was playing there. One NCAA Championship while I was a senior co-captain and All-American.

I have led professional front offices (GM of Chicago Red Stars, President of the United Soccer Coaches, among others)  and I have worked as a business consultant (InteflexInc.com, as well as my own company.)


You can reach me at: marcia at teamone21 dot com

Lead Yourself

I believe we should be committed to a life time of learning. That includes the idea that we need to challenge many of the beliefs we started with or got adamant about along the way.  At the same time we need to commit to our core values, coach from an authentic place, and listen for the advice and new ideas that resonate with our values and our authentic self.

It’s always a balance between knowing where we stand and opening up to new ideas.

I look forward to hearing from you.


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