Joanna Lohman is a former professional soccer player and member of the United States Women’s National Team. She is the first player in Washington Spirit history to have her jersey retired, honoring her 16-year playing career where she built a platform for social impact. She is the author of, "Raising Tomorrow's Champions", a global keynote speaker, and authenticity activator. She continues her influence as a Sport Diplomat and your new favorite celesbian.
Joanna Lohman is a global keynote speaker who is building a new generation of authentic leaders who redefine success. She is a former professional soccer player and member of the United States Women’s National Team. During her 16-year professional career, she built a platform for social impact and became the first player in Washington Spirit history to have her jersey retired. She is the author of "Raising Tomorrow's Champions", an extraordinary parenting and life lessons book as told through the eyes of the greatest women's soccer players of all-time. Joanna is also a human rights activist and a Sport Diplomat traveling the world running programs in less developed nations. As a performance coach and professional speaker, she has shared her message with organizations all over the world, including: The Minnesota Vikings, The Human Rights Campaign, Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Qualcomm, Lifetime Television, American Staffing Association, and schools and universities all over the country.
Joanna grew up in Silver Spring, MD and went on to attend Pennsylvania State University on a full athletic scholarship. She became one of the most decorated players in Penn State history as a four-time Academic All American, Big Ten Player of the Year, Captain of the Women's Soccer Team, and graduated with a 3.98 GPA.
With her trademark blonde mohawk, multi-hyphenated existence, and her own experience with injury, defeat, and setback, Joanna strives to live an unabashedly authentic life based around deep-rooted acceptance and helps others discover a comfort in their own skin.
She now takes on her greatest adventure yet as wife to Melodie and parent to Luna.