Sissi DoAmor (born 2 June 1967), found her love and talent for soccer at the age of 6 in her small home town Esplanada, Brazil. Despite being frowned upon by others while practicing a male-monopolised sport, Sissi continued to grow both as a soccer player and woman as she was invited to play professional soccer in Salvador, at the young age of 14.
Sissi’s incredible talent was soon recognized by the Women’s Brazilian National Team, just at 16 years old, Sissi played for the first team and broke barriers in her homeland by showing the world that women have as much desire and devotion towards the sport as much as male players. Sissi continued her quest to boost the profile of women’s soccer by sharing the Adidas Golden Shoe with China's Sun Wen after placing third place with Brazil at USA 1999. Just one year later, Sissi helped her team Brazil into the semi-finals of the Women’s Olympic Soccer Tournament Sydney 2000.
Sissi’s brilliance on the field brought a mass of accomplishments. In 1999, after her third World Cup for Brazil, she was voted by FIFA as the 2nd best player in the world and was recognized for scoring one of the best goals in the World Cup history. As well as the World Cup, Sissi participated in 2 Olympics for Brazil including, 1996, Atlanta and 2000, Australian games.
Not only did Sissi make a tremendous impact nationally, she also played club throughout the years in the United States. From 2001-2004, Sissi played for San Jose CyberRays, alongside fellow teammate and dear friend, Brandi Chastin. During this time, Sissi was awarded all WUSA First Team honors. In 2004-2008, Sissi joined California Storm in the Women’s Premier Soccer League before joining FC Gold Pride for the 2008-09 season. During 2005, Sissi receive WPSL League MVP. Since then, Sissi has returned to the Storm and joined the 2016 roaster.
Having dedicated her life to soccer over the past two decades, Sissi has become an inspiration for women’s soccer. Amongst many of her on-field achievements, Sissi had devoted many years to coaching an array of teams. In 2008, Sissi became an assistant coach for her former club, FC Pride. She then pushed herself for a head coach role for a college women’s soccer team, Las Positas. Currently, Sissi is the proud owner of a USSF National C License and coaches at Walnut Creek Soccer Club, CA.