Yael Averbuch is a current professional soccer player, about to enter her 10th pro season.
Originally from Montclair, New Jersey, she attended the University of North Carolina, where she captained the team to 2 NCAA National Championships in 2006 and 2008.
Following her college career, Yael has played pro all over the U.S. and the world, including stints in Russia, Sweden, and Cyprus. She enjoys writing and speaking about her playing experiences and journey as a soccer player, and has had her own column in the New York Times.
Yael recently launched Techne Futbol, a soccer training app for players of all ages and levels to improve and sharpen their individual skills. Her passion is to mentor players and empower them to realize that they can own their own development, on and off the field. .