Iowa Phoenix Women's Football


And just as the Phoenix rose from the ashes, she too will rise. Returning from the flames, clothed in nothing but her strength, more beautiful than ever before.

Shannen Heartzs

A fiery passion for the sport of football created a bond in a group of women rumbling for change.  A burning desire to build a solid foundation for women to participate in the sport of tackle football sparked the fire for the Phoenix to rise.

When a building burns to the ground, many components must cohesively fit together to create a new, strong foundation.

The mission of the Phoenix is to provide an environment where women from various backgrounds, professions, environments, and idiosyncrasies can come together as strangers to become impact one another in football…to support life in each other by insurmountable means.

The goal of the Phoenix is to challenge women to be stronger; as individuals, community members, teammates, and members of their own families.  We will cultivate an environment that is accepting of all, where each individual member is respected and an important piece of the foundation.


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