National Women’s Soccer League Names Jessica Berman Next Commissioner

March 9, 2022

The National Women’s Soccer League announced that Jessica Berman has been named the league’s next commissioner. Messing joined the league in October 2021. During her five-month tenure, she is credited with negotiating and launching a joint investigation with the NWSLPA, resolving the Washington Spirit ownership situation, and overseeing the sale of the club for a record $35 million, completing the league’s first-ever collective bargaining agreement, and restoring confidence in the long-term prospects of the league among its myriad constituencies. NWSL