Camper Experiences with Tisha
Every athlete had the opportunity to work with Tisha on the field, participate in a Q&A session and receive an autograph and photo with one of the greatest soccer players in the world.
Women’s Soccer Legend
Tisha Venturini-Hoch is considered to be the the winningest team player in the history of women’s soccer. She played for the U.S. Women’s National team for nine years winning Olympic and World Cup titles. Since retirement, Tisha has become a highly desirable coach, and we are fortunate to have her as one of our Visiting Pros. Tisha coached at the Academy during Session I of 2014 and Session II of 2015 with the TeamFirst Soccer Academy.
Highlights from Session II with Tisha
Tisha Venturini-Hoch is considered to be the winningest team player in the history of women’s soccer. She is the only athlete in any sport to hold all five titles as a collegiate champion, national champion, World Cup champion, Olympic Gold Medalist and professional champion.
She was a key team member on the U.S. Women’s National team from 1992-2000. She helped her team win an Olympic gold medal in 1996 and a Women’s World Cup title in 1999. Tisha finished her career with 132 appearances and 44 goals. She currently holds the 12th rank in U.S. women’s soccer for goals scored.
As a collegiate standout, Tisha was a four-time ACC champion and four-time national champion for the Tar Heels at University of North Carolina. She was a four-time NCAA Division I All-American as well as a 1994 Hermann Trophy Award winner. Tisha finished her career at UNC with an impressive 97-1-1 record.
Tisha was a founding player and member of WUSA playing for the Bay Area/San Jose Cyber Rays from 2001-2003. She led her team to win the 2001 WUSA Founders Cup Championship title in 2001.