Written by Sean Hurd, The Undefeated
Angela Hucles never thought she’d have the chance to own a professional women’s soccer team.
During her playing days, in which she was a four-time ACC Player of the Year at the University of Virginia and an eventual two-time Olympic gold medalist with the United States women’s national team (USWNT), the option simply didn’t exist.
As a professional soccer player, Hucles played in both the Women’s United Soccer Association (WUSA) as well as the Women’s Professional Soccer league. After the WUSA folded in 2003 and the Women’s Premier Soccer League met the same fate a few years later, Hucles retired from soccer in 2009.Read about her road to Angel City on The Undefeated here