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US Women’s Futsal National Team Head Coach | Marcia Tafarel Athlete Mindset

    • Mental Health

Breaking Barriers and Building a Legacy: Marcia Tafarel’s Journey to the US Women’s Futsal National Team
In this inspiring episode of the Athlete Mindset podcast, host Lisa Bonta Sumii talks with Marcia Tafarel, the first-ever US Women’s Futsal National Head Coach and a trailblazing former Brazilian National soccer player. Together, they delve into Marcia’s remarkable journey, the challenges she faced along the way, and the role of her mother’s unwavering support in her success. As they explore the world of Futsal, learn more about Marcia’s vision for the new US Women’s Futsal National Team and the steps being taken to identify and develop its player pool.
Key Takeaways:
Marcia Tafarel’s early life and her passion for soccer amidst Brazil’s soccer prohibition for women (1941-1979)The critical role Marcia’s mother played in supporting her soccer dreamsOvercoming barriers and challenges as a female soccer player in BrazilMarcia’s transition from a professional soccer player to a successful coachThe exciting launch of the US Women’s Futsal National Team and its potential impact on the sportThe identification and development process for the team’s player poolMarcia’s vision for the future of US Women’s Futsal and her goals as the National Head CoachJoin Lisa and Marcia as they discuss these compelling topics and more, offering valuable insights for athletes, coaches, and fans alike. Don’t miss this incredible episode of Athlete Mindset!
(a quick ask: a review on Apple Podcasts or Spotify goes a long way!)
Resource list from “Marcia Tafarel: Paving a Path for Future Players”:
What is Futsal | Gender Equality | 1991 Women’s Soccer World Cup | 1996 Olympics | EC Radar | Santos FC
Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW | Athlete Mindset podcast host:
Lisa is a psychotherapist and mental performance consultant to high-performing athletes at the youth, collegiate, Olympic-hopeful, and professional levels. She is the first-ever Mental Health & Performance Coach for the Oakland Roots SC, a men’s professional soccer team, in the USL. Lisa is the Founder & CEO of AthMindset, a diverse team of licensed mental health clinicians and mental performance consultants, who serve alongside her.
Marcia Tafarel | Guest:
Marcia is a Brazilian former soccer midfielder who played for the Brazil women’s national football team. She competed at the 1991 FIFA Women’s World Cup and the 1996 Summer Olympics, playing 5 matches. At the club level, she played for EC Radar and Saad EC. She currently serves as the US Women Futsal National Team Head Coach
Wrapping up:
Athlete Mindset is part of the KazSource Podcast Network | looking to start a podcast or join a network: https://kazsource.comPresented by SE: a digital sports media brand for entrepreneurs engaged in sports: https://sportse.iocontent brings people together: https://kazcm.comSocial media and more:
Lisa Bonta Sumii: LinkedIn | Twitter | AthMindset websiteMarcia Tafarel: LinkedInSportsEpreneur:  TikTok | Instagram | TwitterRelated episodes to US Women’s Futsal National Team Head Coach | Marcia Tafarel:
Brazilian Football + NFTs | Bruno PessoaAthMindset | Dr. Jessica Bartley, Director of Mental Health for Team USAUnderstanding Mental Health | Culture in Action PodcastTwo current projects:
We published a book! Check it out on Amazon: Altered State of AffairsShort-form video production: https://kazcm.com/tiktok-agencyCredits:
This podcast was produced by the team at KazCMBeat Provided By freebeats.io | Produced By White HotSportsEpreneur
The post US Women’s Futsal National Team Head Coach | Marcia Tafarel appeared first on SportsEpreneur.

Breaking Barriers and Building a Legacy: Marcia Tafarel’s Journey to the US Women’s Futsal National Team
In this inspiring episode of the Athlete Mindset podcast, host Lisa Bonta Sumii talks with Marcia Tafarel, the first-ever US Women’s Futsal National Head Coach and a trailblazing former Brazilian National soccer player. Together, they delve into Marcia’s remarkable journey, the challenges she faced along the way, and the role of her mother’s unwavering support in her success. As they explore the world of Futsal, learn more about Marcia’s vision for the new US Women’s Futsal National Team and the steps being taken to identify and develop its player pool.
Key Takeaways:
Marcia Tafarel’s early life and her passion for soccer amidst Brazil’s soccer prohibition for women (1941-1979)The critical role Marcia’s mother played in supporting her soccer dreamsOvercoming barriers and challenges as a female soccer player in BrazilMarcia’s transition from a professional soccer player to a successful coachThe exciting launch of the US Women’s Futsal National Team and its potential impact on the sportThe identification and development process for the team’s player poolMarcia’s vision for the future of US Women’s Futsal and her goals as the National Head CoachJoin Lisa and Marcia as they discuss these compelling topics and more, offering valuable insights for athletes, coaches, and fans alike. Don’t miss this incredible episode of Athlete Mindset!
(a quick ask: a review on Apple Podcasts or Spotify goes a long way!)
Resource list from “Marcia Tafarel: Paving a Path for Future Players”:
What is Futsal | Gender Equality | 1991 Women’s Soccer World Cup | 1996 Olympics | EC Radar | Santos FC
Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW | Athlete Mindset podcast host:
Lisa is a psychotherapist and mental performance consultant to high-performing athletes at the youth, collegiate, Olympic-hopeful, and professional levels. She is the first-ever Mental Health & Performance Coach for the Oakland Roots SC, a men’s professional soccer team, in the USL. Lisa is the Founder & CEO of AthMindset, a diverse team of licensed mental health clinicians and mental performance consultants, who serve alongside her.
Marcia Tafarel | Guest:
Marcia is a Brazilian former soccer midfielder who played for the Brazil women’s national football team. She competed at the 1991 FIFA Women’s World Cup and the 1996 Summer Olympics, playing 5 matches. At the club level, she played for EC Radar and Saad EC. She currently serves as the US Women Futsal National Team Head Coach
Wrapping up:
Athlete Mindset is part of the KazSource Podcast Network | looking to start a podcast or join a network: https://kazsource.comPresented by SE: a digital sports media brand for entrepreneurs engaged in sports: https://sportse.iocontent brings people together: https://kazcm.comSocial media and more:
Lisa Bonta Sumii: LinkedIn | Twitter | AthMindset websiteMarcia Tafarel: LinkedInSportsEpreneur:  TikTok | Instagram | TwitterRelated episodes to US Women’s Futsal National Team Head Coach | Marcia Tafarel:
Brazilian Football + NFTs | Bruno PessoaAthMindset | Dr. Jessica Bartley, Director of Mental Health for Team USAUnderstanding Mental Health | Culture in Action PodcastTwo current projects:
We published a book! Check it out on Amazon: Altered State of AffairsShort-form video production: https://kazcm.com/tiktok-agencyCredits:
This podcast was produced by the team at KazCMBeat Provided By freebeats.io | Produced By White HotSportsEpreneur
The post US Women’s Futsal National Team Head Coach | Marcia Tafarel appeared first on SportsEpreneur.

57 min