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Emily Rentschler

Communications Consultant


Emily brings a wide breadth of experience to The Inclusion Playbook in the social impact and sports industry space. With experience at every level of the sports space, from her own experience with 12 years as a competitive club soccer player, a complete understanding of college football operations and recruiting, to an in-depth knowledge of NFL operations and external football affairs. 


Emily graduated from UC Berkeley with her B.A in Political Economy and a minor in Public Policy with a focus on domestic inequality. As a student, Emily worked full-time running recruiting operations for Cal football, and was the first woman awarded a football scholarship from the Operations department as a result of her dedication to the program. In this role, Emily managed recruitment efforts involving hundreds of student-athlete recruits every year. Additionally, she held key operations and PR roles for the NFL's Los Angeles Rams in summer training camp and youth engagement. Emily's interest in the game of football stemmed from her experience of being recruited to be the starting kicker on her high school football team. She became the first female in her league to receive all-league honors and was awarded the National Football Association Award for Alameda County. Emily was also a member and leader on Cal Women’s Club Soccer team for four years. 


Most recently, Emily completed the prestigious Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs where she received cross-sectorial experience in making change.  Emily sees sports and social impact as innately intertwined and knows the power that sports can have in creating positive change. 

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