North East Region
In, 2009, Mickey Grace started her football journey as a Defensive End at Germantown High School in Philadelphia, PA. After earning all-city honors, she then went on to play D1 Women’s Rugby at West Chester University while volunteering at Dr. MLK Jr high school during the Philadelphia budget crisis as depicted in the ESPN documentary ‘We Could Be King.’ Since then, Coach Mickey has made momentous strides in her career, as evident in her most recent endeavor as an operations and coaching intern at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2018) and Miami Dolphins Bill Walsh Fellow (2020.) To note, Coach Mick served as the acting head coach of the Women’s Football Alliance’s 2018 Philly Phantomz, where Coach Mickey is still an honored and active member of the board. In the off season she serves as a skills consultant of all levels at Probing Elite Performance and Fitness. She enters into her 5th year as the Defensive Line Coach and Director of Operations of the Mastery Charter North Football Program, servicing 5 different Mastery High Schools. Mostly recently Coach Mickey Grace was named one of the 2020 Scouting apprentices for the LA Rams.
Coach Mickey is an advocate for the development of athletes and coaches of all sports and at all levels, for mental health, for minorities and for women in sports. Mickey has even been featured in an NFL Film, “She’s My Coach: The Mickey Grace Story” leading to the trending #ShesMyCoach, a women and girls development forum. Her extensive career made her one of the most prominent female voices in the football community.