Outgoing U.S. women's national team coach Jill
Ellis has had a coaching education scholarship for women endowed in her honor.
Ellis, who led the USA to back-to-back Women's World Cup titles, attended Saturday's board of directors meeting in Weehawken, New Jersey.
Today, @ussoccer Board of Directors honored @USWNT head coach Jill Ellis by establishing “The Jill Ellis Scholarship” – our first-ever endowed scholarship to support coaching education and grow the ranks of women in coaching for many years to come! Congratulations, Jill! pic.twitter.com/wVzfmSdZ5V— Carlos Cordeiro (@CACSoccer) September 7, 2019