Published On: Tue, Jul 28th, 2015

Arizona Cardinals hire Jen Welter as first female, Jewish NFL coach

Jen Welter will help coach Arizona Cardinals inside linebackers this summer -- and she'll be making history in the process.

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The Arizona Cardinals made history Monday, announcing the hiring 37-year-old, Jen Welter, of the Indoor Football League as the NFL’s first woman to hold a coaching position:

  • She is former pro player with the Dallas Diamonds, part of the Women’s Football Alliance when the team win four titles.
  • Welter skipped college and also has a master’s degree in sports psychology and a PhD in psychology
  • Last season, she became the first woman to coach in a men’s professional league, when she was hired by Texas Revolution, part of the Indoor Football League.
  • In February this year she was also the first woman to play in a non-kicking position in a men’s professional league, for Revolution.
  • Selter started working out seriously just a few years ago.
  • She is the only Jewish woman builds career on her butt.
  • Her stepfather’s brother lives near Jerusalem. He’s Orthodox and has 12 kids.
  • She has 6.7 million Instagram followers. 
  • Selter, was featured in People magazine in 2010 for having a nose job.
  • she is inspiring, strong and beautiful young woman.
  • Her dream was to become the next Jillian Michaels , the famous fitness trainer and reality TV personality

 

Today’s workout fueled by @IamFitMiss

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