Briana Scurry
Published May 31, 2018
Updated April 15, 2021

Briana Scurry is a retired soccer goalkeeper. She was the starting goalkeeper for the United States women’s national soccer team at the 1995, 1999 and 2003 World Cups and the 1996 and 2004 Summer Olympics. Her team won the 1999 World Cup and she won two Olympic gold medals. She also played three seasons as starting goalkeeper and captain for the Atlanta Beat.

Scurry is also an advocate for awareness on women’s brain health, focusing on traumatic brain injuries because of her concussion in 2010, which lead to her retirement.

Because of her role in women’s soccer and advocacy work, Scurry was inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 2017. She is assistant coach for the Washington Spirit and technical advisor for the Washington Spirit Academy.

Expertise: Women’s soccer, World Cup, women’s brain health, coaching, TBIs

Location: Washington, D.C.

Email: czizos@livewiredc.com

Phone: (703) 362-2755

Twitter: @BriScurry

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