About Bay Fc

Bay FC is the first NWSL team in the Bay Area.

Co-founded by four U.S. Women’s National Team legends—Brandi Chastain, Aly Wagner, Danielle Slaton, and Leslie Osborne—in partnership with global investment firm Sixth Street, Bay FC is changing the face of women’s soccer as we know it.

Beginning play in the 2024 season, we are building a squad that will play the beautiful game with power, passion, energy, and creativity.

This team is born out of the Bay. It’s time we do it our way.


The Founding Four

Brandi Chastain
Co-Founder of the Club, Santa Clara ’90, two-time FIFA World Cup champion, and two-time Olympic gold medalist.

Danielle Slaton
Co-Founder of the Club, Santa Clara ’02, Olympic silver medalist, NCAA National Champion, 2003 U.S. Women’s World Cup defender, and Chair of the U.S. Soccer Yates Implementation Committee.

Aly Wagner
Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Club, Santa Clara ’02, two-time Olympic gold medalist, NCAA National Champion, and the first female broadcaster to call a FIFA Men’s World Cup match.

Leslie Osborne
Co-Founder of the Club, Santa Clara ’05, 2007 U.S. Women’s World Cup midfielder, and NCAA National Champion.

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Our Mission

Bay FC is a team that defies convention and transcends culture. We are proud to represent the Bay Area with its tapestry of different ethnicities, languages, climates, and ideas. Our team will be a uniting force, building a culture of belonging and shared pride. We will become a beacon of hope and connection, welcoming and embracing all fans. Our stadium will be a home for people of all backgrounds and identities. We will be the bridge that unites the Bay’s diverse communities. Through our actions and our love of the game, we will inspire and improve the lives of others.

While our community is our foundation, our love of football is our reason for being. We have the fire to be the best, and we will show up on the field every day with intensity, competitiveness, passion, and a drive to win.

We are the Bay. We came to play.