Published Feb 6, 2024



OKLAHOMA CITY (February 6th, 2024) - Today WPSL PRO announced the addition of Georgia Impact as its latest club to submit an official Letter of Intent (LOI) to join the league ahead of its scheduled 2025 launch.

“This is a big moment for our league to add a club with the profile of Georgia Impact to our project” Sean Jones, WPSL PRO president, said.

“Our goal has always been to expand access points for players to advance to the highest levels of the sport [and] Georgia Impact’s ability to provide this new level of soccer to its top youth players while igniting the extremely untapped potential of the Atlanta women’s soccer community, and the overall soccer market there is something we’re really excited for.”

Georgia Impact’s addition to the WPSL PRO lineup comes as the first club to join the competition with a fully integrated “youth to pro” pipeline and a sizable 4,000-member youth enrollment across all of its teams and programs.  The Impact’s addition signals the potential for WPSL PRO to grow soccer at the community-based professional levels and to provide players in communities throughout the U.S. with a platform to help them reach their highest potential.

"We're thrilled at Georgia Impact to announce the establishment of a new professional women's soccer team in Georgia”, Robert Roddie, Georgia Impact head coach, said.

“After a successful first year in WPSL, we have decided to expand into the new professional division, marking an exciting chapter for the sport, for Georgia, and our club as we look forward to showcasing the incredible talent and passion of our female athletes. Georgia is a hotbed for female soccer and it was our goal to be able to offer these talented players a chance to play at the professional level and earn a living from the sport.”


The addition of the Atlanta-Metro-based organization brings the total number of clubs who have submitted LOIs to join WPSL PRO to six and enables the league to meet the threshold for the minimum number of teams to achieve sanctioning as a professional women’s third-division league.  

“We’re excited to have Georgia Impact join our ranks as we get 2024 underway and move to begin our due diligence with U.S. Soccer on sanctioning for our 2025 launch,” Benno Nagel, WPSL PRO project director, said. 

“We continue to believe in the tremendous opportunity to grow women’s professional soccer at this level and see the inclusion of clubs like Georgia Impact as a further proof of concept for what our league can deliver to the ongoing growth of the women’s game in the United States.”



For more information on Georgia Impact visit its official website or on the WPSL, visit


WPSL PRO is a proposed third-division women’s professional soccer league seeking sanctioning from the United States Soccer Federation to kick off in 2025.  The league exists to expand access for female players, coaches, and sporting professionals while delivering the world’s game to communities and fans around the U.S. 

About the Women’s Premier Soccer League
The WPSL returns for its 26th season of play as the longest-active women’s soccer league in the United States. Boasting more than 140 clubs nationwide while occupying 35 states coast-to-coast, the WPSL solidifies itself as the largest women’s soccer league in the world. Team rosters feature elite collegiate, post-collegiate, international, and standout prep student-athletes. Many of the United States’ most accomplished women’s national team players have played in the WPSL since its inception in 1998, including household names such as Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Abby Wambach, and Brandi Chastain.