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Temryss Lane is a woman of many talents. Professional soccer player and fitness model turned TV host, she’s established herself as an on-air personality for the likes of beIN Sport, Fox Soccer, Fox Sports, and other media outlers. As a lifetime soccer player, the transition from player to sports broadcaster was a natural one.
Temryss was born in Bellingham, Washington as a tribal member of the Lummi Nation. Training in ballet, competing in track, basketball and soccer, Temryss became a Washington State elite athlete but soccer became her lifelong passion. She earned the title of 1999 NSCAA Washington State Adidas Player of the Year and her club team, Emerald City FC, won the State Championship in 2000. She then received a full scholarship to Arizona State University where she started as a freshman for the Pac-10 NCAA Division I school. As she continued to star at ASU, she was named to the U-23 US National Team as the co-captain. She then joined US Soccer in Mexico for 2008 pre-Olympic competitions.
Post college Temryss was then recruited to play professionally in Sweden. She played for Balinge IF in the Damallsvenksan. However, after one season a career ending injury forced her to put her soccer dreams aside. Not to be deterred, like a true champion she switched gears and began to put her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and minor in Communications to work. Beginning her professional career at 106.1 KMEL, the Bay Area’s #1 Hip Hop and R&B Station. After two years in the bay she decided to move to Los Angeles to embark upon her television career.
As a Native American, she’s taken on the responsibility to both inspire and break down stereotypes within her community. An inspiration to many, she remains active in the Native American community, working with young people to inspire and empower them to fulfill their dreams. A fitness nut, Temryss still plays soccer any chance she gets and has parlayed her love of sports into a career in TV, as a coach, and a fitness model.