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U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Head Coach; First Coach to Win Women's World Cup Twice

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 Jill Ellis Biography

Jill Ellis was named Head Coach of the U.S. Women’s National Team in 2014. Since then, she has won two Women's World Cups, in 2015 and 2019. The victory in 2019 shattered records, making her the first coach to win the Women's World Cup twice. The only other coach to have won two World Cup titles is Vittorio Pozzo, winning for Italy in 1934 and 1938.

Ellis has extensive experience in the U.S. Women’s National Team programs having served as an assistant coach for the U.S. Women’s National Team under Pia Sundhage, helping the team to a gold medal at the 2008 Olympics. Ellis has served two stints as head coach of the U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team, guiding the squad to the CONCACAF title in 2010 and to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Germany.

She joined the full Women’s National Team staff in January of 2008 after leaving her post with the U.S. U-20s, which she had led the since the start of 2007.

Ellis has also had two stints as the head coach of the U.S. Under-21 Women’s National Team, the second starting in the middle of 2005, after which she guided the team to the Nordic Cup in Sweden. She also coached the U-21s to the Nordic Cup title in Germany in 2000. Ellis was also a scout for the USA at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia, and has served as an assistant coach with the U.S. U-21s and U.S. U-16 Girls’ National Teams.

Ellis joined U.S. Soccer full-time after a highly successful 12-year run as the head women’s soccer coach for the UCLA Bruins. Ellis led UCLA to eight NCAA Final Fours, including seven in a row from 2003-2009, and won six straight conference titles from 2003-2008. She finished her time in Westwood with a record of 229-45-14. Ellis, who was also head coach at the University of Illinois, has an all-time collegiate coaching record of 248-63-14.

She was the 2000 NSCAA National Coach of the Year after leading the Bruins to the NCAA Final in just her second season as head coach.

Ellis arrived in Westwood after heading the University of Illinois women’s soccer program for two years. In 1998, she brought the Fighting Illini to a 12-8 record and a first-ever Big-Ten Tournament berth. Prior to coaching at Illinois, Ellis served as an assistant coach at the University of Virginia for one year (1996-97), at Maryland for three years (1994-96) and at North Carolina State for another three years (1988-90). As an assistant coach at North Carolina State, Ellis helped the Wolfpack secure the 1988 ACC title and an NCAA Final Four appearance.

A forward during her playing days at the College of William & Mary from 1984-87, Ellis was a Third-Team All-American in 1987. In 1984, Ellis helped Braddock Road in Virginia to the Under-19 club national championship.

Ellis grew up in Portsmouth, England and came to the United States in 1981 at the age of 15. She also lived in Singapore for two years while her father helped to develop a national soccer program in that country. She earned her B.A. in English Literature and Composition from the College of William & Mary in 1988 and currently resides in Miami. She has a USSF “A” coaching license.

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  • Jill Ellis: The shy girl from England who became US Soccer's record-breaking head coach

    A few hours before Sunday's Women's World Cup final, John Ellis will seat himself at his organ and play "You'll Never Walk Alone," Liverpool Football Club's stirring anthem. A Royal Marine commando who became a football coach, the 80-year-old is no vocalist, but nevertheless he will warmly sing the words and glance at a framed photograph of his daughter, Jill. It is a ritual the Englishman goes...

  • U.S. Soccer Coach Jill Ellis '88 to speak at Commencement

    Jill Ellis ’88, head coach of the World Cup-winning U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, will speak at William & Mary’s 2016 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for 10 a.m. May 14 in William & Mary Hall.

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Jill Ellis

U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Head Coach; First Coach to Win Women's World Cup Twice

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Jill Ellis Biography

Jill Ellis was named Head Coach of the U.S. Women’s National Team in 2014. Since then, she has won two Women's World Cups, in 2015 and 2019. The victory in 2019 shattered records, making her the first coach to win the Women's World Cup twice. The only other coach to have won two World Cup titles is Vittorio Pozzo, winning for Italy in 1934 and 1938.

Ellis has extensive experience in the U.S. Women’s National Team programs having served as an assistant coach for the U.S. Women’s National Team under Pia Sundhage, helping the team to a gold medal at the 2008 Olympics. Ellis has served two stints as head coach of the U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team, guiding the squad to the CONCACAF title in 2010 and to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Germany.

She joined the full Women’s National Team staff in January of 2008 after leaving her post with the U.S. U-20s, which she had led the since the start of 2007.

Ellis has also had two stints as the head coach of the U.S. Under-21 Women’s National Team, the second starting in the middle of 2005, after which she guided the team to the Nordic Cup in Sweden. She also coached the U-21s to the Nordic Cup title in Germany in 2000. Ellis was also a scout for the USA at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia, and has served as an assistant coach with the U.S. U-21s and U.S. U-16 Girls’ National Teams.

Ellis joined U.S. Soccer full-time after a highly successful 12-year run as the head women’s soccer coach for the UCLA Bruins. Ellis led UCLA to eight NCAA Final Fours, including seven in a row from 2003-2009, and won six straight conference titles from 2003-2008. She finished her time in Westwood with a record of 229-45-14. Ellis, who was also head coach at the University of Illinois, has an all-time collegiate coaching record of 248-63-14.

She was the 2000 NSCAA National Coach of the Year after leading the Bruins to the NCAA Final in just her second season as head coach.

Ellis arrived in Westwood after heading the University of Illinois women’s soccer program for two years. In 1998, she brought the Fighting Illini to a 12-8 record and a first-ever Big-Ten Tournament berth. Prior to coaching at Illinois, Ellis served as an assistant coach at the University of Virginia for one year (1996-97), at Maryland for three years (1994-96) and at North Carolina State for another three years (1988-90). As an assistant coach at North Carolina State, Ellis helped the Wolfpack secure the 1988 ACC title and an NCAA Final Four appearance.

A forward during her playing days at the College of William & Mary from 1984-87, Ellis was a Third-Team All-American in 1987. In 1984, Ellis helped Braddock Road in Virginia to the Under-19 club national championship.

Ellis grew up in Portsmouth, England and came to the United States in 1981 at the age of 15. She also lived in Singapore for two years while her father helped to develop a national soccer program in that country. She earned her B.A. in English Literature and Composition from the College of William & Mary in 1988 and currently resides in Miami. She has a USSF “A” coaching license.

Jill Ellis Videos

  • Jill Ellis: “I Feel Really Good About This Group of Players” - YouTube
    Coming off one of the most competitive years in U.S. WNT history and months of player evaluation, U.S. WNT head coach Jill Ellis enters 2018 ...
  • Commencement 2016: Keynote by Jill Ellis '88 - YouTube
    Jill Ellis '88 delivers the keynote speech during the 2016 commencement exercises at William & Mary.

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  • How much does it cost to book Jill Ellis?

    Booking fees for Jill Ellis, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jill Ellis, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jill Ellis?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jill Ellis for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jill Ellis for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jill Ellis or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jill Ellis or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jill Ellis is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jill Ellis for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Jill Ellis generally travels from Palmetto Bay, FL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Carli Lloyd, Lauren Holiday, Christie Rampone, Ali Krieger and Hope Solo. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jill Ellis for an upcoming event.

Jill Ellis Speaker Videos

  • Jill Ellis: “I Feel Really Good About This Group of Players” - YouTube
    Coming off one of the most competitive years in U.S. WNT history and months of player evaluation, U.S. WNT head coach Jill Ellis enters 2018 ...
    Commencement 2016: Keynote by Jill Ellis '88 - YouTube
    Jill Ellis '88 delivers the keynote speech during the 2016 commencement exercises at William & Mary.

Jill Ellis News

  • Jill Ellis: The shy girl from England who became US Soccer's record-breaking head coach

    A few hours before Sunday's Women's World Cup final, John Ellis will seat himself at his organ and play "You'll Never Walk Alone," Liverpool Football Club's stirring anthem. A Royal Marine commando who became a football coach, the 80-year-old is no vocalist, but nevertheless he will warmly sing the words and glance at a framed photograph of his daughter, Jill. It is a ritual the Englishman goes...

  • U.S. Soccer Coach Jill Ellis '88 to speak at Commencement

    Jill Ellis ’88, head coach of the World Cup-winning U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, will speak at William & Mary’s 2016 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for 10 a.m. May 14 in William & Mary Hall.

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