CHICAGO – U.S. Soccer Monday launched the SheBelieves Virtual Network to offer fresh content for fans to connect with while safely at home as part of its BEND THE CURVE. STAY AT HOME.  program.

This week, U.S. Soccer will focus on digital SheBelieves programming that is intended to provide young women support, inspiration and real-world tools to help achieve their life goals. The SheBelieves Virtual Network will include exclusive content, live video panels, workshops and webinars in addition to established BEND THE CURVE. STAY AT HOME. content that will augment the SheBelieves message.

To learn more about the SheBelieves Virtual Network, enjoy its offerings and register for workshops and webinars, please visit

For the BEND THE CURVE. STAY AT HOME. content and contests for fans to enjoy, learn and engage with is available at

This week’s BEND THE CURVE. STAY AT HOME. schedule:

Monday, May 18

U.S. Soccer Digital Wallpapers:
This week’s set of U.S. Soccer digital wallpapers celebrate the SheBelieves spirit and memorable moments in USWNT history. The wallpapers are available to download on

Tuesday, May 19

Level Up: Wellness Workshop – 1 p.m. ET (60 mins)
Join U.S. Soccer’s very own High Performance Team as Lea Thomann, Ellie Maybury and Laura McLane share information and practices on maintaining physical and mental wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

USWNT Trivia:

How well do you know the USWNT and its history? Test your knowledge with #TrivaTuesday and be sure to check out the full archive of U.S. Soccer Quizzes.

Wednesday, May 20

Power Panel: “Leading Through Adversity: Industry Leaders” – 12 p.m. ET (60 mins)
Join USWNT general manager Kate Markgraf as she hosts a discussion with a group of accomplished women on how they’ve been navigating through these challenging times while keeping a positive mindset and setting goals.

Insiders Connect – 1 p.m. ET (45 mins)
The Insiders Connect Series continues for Premium Insiders (and above) with former USWNT head coach and U.S. Soccer Ambassador, Jill Ellis. The Q&A will be moderated by former U.S. youth international Jordan Angeli. Standard Insiders will receive a recording all Insiders Connect calls.

Sign up now to be a U.S. Soccer Premium Insider and receive an invitation to this live Q&A plus access to other Insiders-only experiences and perks!

Thursday, May 21

USMNT Trivia:
How well do you know the USMNT and its history? This week we’ll ask users to name the 11 U.S. Men’s National Team players who have recorded at least 10 goals and 10 assists in international play. Test your knowledge and be sure to check out the full archive of U.S. Soccer Quizzes.

U.S. Soccer High Performance Webinar – 11 a.m. ET (2 hours)
In this webinar, Performance Nutrition – From Basics to Fueling for World Cups, USWNT Performance Nutritionist Lindsay Langford will share theoretical knowledge and practical examples within the areas of basic nutritional guidelines, dealing with diets, nutrition for elite athletes, and female specific nutrition considerations.

Virtual Classroom Q&A with USWNT Sports Scientist – 12 p.m. ET (45 mins)
Girls ages 12-14, parents and classrooms are invited to participate in a special online educational event with Ellie Maybury, USWNT Head of High Performance, YNT Sports Scientist and AAAS IF/THEN Ambassador. Sign up here to join, ask your questions, and learn more about STEM in sports.

Level Up: Career Readiness Workshop – 1 p.m. ET (60 mins)
U.S. Soccer’s Employee Engagement Senior Manager, Nataly De La Cruz will host a workshop along with WISE (Women In Sports and Entertainment) members Amy Potter and Nikki Allen to provide attendees with effective professional development tools for the future.

USWNT Classics – 8 p.m. ET
USA-England (Re-air from March 3, 2016). Tune in on ussoccer.comFacebook, or YouTube to relive the USWNT’s inaugural SheBelieves Cup match – an intense affair between the two teams with a moment of magic from Crystal Dunn proving the difference. Dunn and U-17 USWNT captain Ally Sentnor will hold a pregame show that kicks off at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Friday, May 22
The Official U.S. Soccer Podcast:
Hosted by former U.S. youth international Jordan Angeli and USMNT forward Charlie Davies, the third episode features Concacaf referee Ekaterina “Katja” Koroleva discussing her off the pitch career as a Physician’s Assistant on the frontlines battling COVID-19. The Official U.S. Soccer Podcast is available to stream or download from or your preferred podcast app. (45 minutes)


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