- The USWNT's poor performance in the Women's World Cup raises questions about the future of the NWSL
- Player development, coaching, scheduling, and business growth are key areas that the NWSL must address
- The league needs to raise standards, innovate, and compete with other leagues to maintain its status as a top women's soccer league
The poor performance of the U.S. women’s national team (USWNT) in the World Cup has highlighted several issues that need to be addressed by the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). The NWSL must focus on player development by incentivizing clubs to scout and develop young talent. It should also improve its coaching pool by attracting top coaching talent and offering high-quality coaching to create the best environment for young players. In addition, the NWSL should address the misaligned calendar, improve its media rights deals, and attract more fans to ensure its continued growth and competitiveness.