Shannon Mac Millan
Shannon Mac Millan enjoyed a 12-year career with the US Women’s National Team during which time she won the World Cup in 1999 along with a Gold Medal at the 1996 Olympics. She also earned a silver medal in 2000 and another gold in 2004 as an alternate.
During her career, she earned 176 caps (career appearances) and scored 60 goals.
In 2002, she was US Soccer Female Athlete of the Year.
Mac Millan was one of the Women’s United Soccer Association’s founding players, where she played for the San Diego Spirit for three seasons.
Prior to the National Team, Mac Millan was a four time All American at the University of Portland. In 1995, she was the unanimous winner of the Hermann and MAC awards which are awarded to the most valuable collegiate player.
After her playing career ended, Mac Millan worked as an assistant coach for UCLA’s Women’s soccer team. Mac Millan now serves as the Executive Director of the DMCV Sharks and also the Vice President of Community Relations for the SD Wave FC.
She has participated in sports envoys that conducted clinics in South Africa, Guatemala and several military bases along the Pacific Rim emphasizing the value of teamwork, respect, and leadership.
Mac Millan has worked for ESPN as a color analyst for women’s collegiate soccer in the South Eastern Conference (SEC). She has also covered games for Fox soccer as a color analyst for the U17 and U20 women’s world cups. Mac Millan also serves as a color analyst for the SD Loyal home games.
Collectively, she has been inducted into the following Halls of Fame:
- US Soccer Hall of Fame
- San Diego Breitbard Hall of Champions
- Oregon Hall of Champions
- University of Portland
- West Coast Conference
- Cal South
Most importantly, Mac Millan is the proud mom to her son Brayden!