Sarah Spain Blog

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Red Stars’ new investor group headlined by Olympic gold medalist Kendall Coyne Schofield

The announcement comes on the heels of a number of newly named celebrity investors in NWSL teams.

The Red Stars introduced a new, diverse investor group Monday morning headlined by Olympic gold medalist and Blackhawks development coach Kendall Coyne Schofield, former Bears defensive end Israel Idonije and award-winning journalist Sarah Spain.

The announcement comes on the heels of a number of newly named celebrity investors in NWSL teams. The Red Stars’ 14 new investors include industry leaders in entertainment, technology and business with ties to Chicago. Their goal is to continue developing a world-class environment reflective of the athletes playing for the Red Stars.

For Coyne Schofield and her husband, NFL unrestricted free agent Michael Schofield, their investment is deeply personal. Continue reading here