Ambassadors

Professional, Olympic and Paralympic Ambassadors work to end homophobia and transphobia in sports by leading their teams and communities to champion LGBTQ equality. We organize our ambassadors to speak out against potential legislation and policies that discriminate against LGBTQ people, while simultaneously supporting LGBTQ inclusive efforts within sport and society.

We believe that the athletes we remember the most are those who are silent the least. The greatest, most fondly remembered and timeless athletes are those whose careers transcend the game. Being an Athlete Ally Ambassador is one incredible way to leave a lasting legacy.

Our ambassadors work with us in a number of different ways including signing open letters, making public statements, amplifying our messages on social media or speaking at an event. No level of engagement is too little. We are always looking for passionate ambassadors to join the movement.

If you’re interested in becoming an Athlete Ally Ambassador, please fill out our inquiry form here.

Christopher McLeod

Pro Ambassador

Wrestling and MMA | Retired/Current Coach

Christopher Kinney

Pro Ambassador

Bobsled | Team USA

Elizabeth Williams

Pro Ambassador

Basketball | Atlanta Dream

Alison Mariella Désir

Pro Ambassador

Running | Founder, Harlem Run and Co-Chair, RIDC

Mikey López

Pro Ambassador

Soccer | Birmingham Legion

Haley Carter

Pro Ambassador

Soccer | Chair, United Soccer Coaches Women Coaches Advocacy Group

Neville Southall

Pro Ambassador

Soccer | Former EFL, EPL & Wales National Team

Madison Hammond

Pro Ambassador

Soccer | OL Reign

Shiho Shimoyamada

Pro Ambassador

Soccer | Sfida Setagaya FC

Jacki Gemelos

Pro Ambassador

Basketball | Washington Mystics

Jessica Platt

Pro Ambassador

Hockey | Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association

Gabrielle Vincent

Pro Ambassador

Soccer | Utah Royals FC

Naima Reddick

Pro Ambassador

Rugby | USA Rugby

Jon Lee Olsen

Pro Ambassador

Ice Hockey | Gladsaxe Bears

Kayla Adamek

Pro Ambassador

Soccer | UDG Tenerife Egatesa

Rey Ortiz

Pro Ambassador

Soccer | FC Cincinnati

Taylor Costella

Pro Ambassador

Hockey | PWHPA

Cheyenne Lewis

Pro Ambassador

Taekwondo | Team USA

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