Ten short months into owning the KC Current women’s soccer team, co-owners Brittany Mahomes and Chris and Angie Long made one of the biggest announcements in the history of soccer — a privately funded soccer-specific stadium to be built at Berkley Riverfront Park. The KC Current stadium will be the first stadium dedicated to a professional women’s sport in the world. We are excited to discuss this project with Dani Welniak, VP of Communications for the KC Current.
Meet Dani Welniak
Welniak started her news career in Dodge City, Kan., covering high school sports for Catch It Kansas. After two years, she moved up to Wichita’s main station, KWCH 12, before moving to Kansas City in 2016 to join KCTV5, where she became the Sports Director in 2017. She was also the sideline analyst for the Chiefs Radio Network from 2016 through 2019.
She made history in 2019 as a color analyst for the Cure Bowl when she became part of the first all-female radio crew to call a Division I college football bowl game.
Welniak is a retired wide receiver for the Dallas Diamonds professional football team. During her time on the team, she was the 2007 Rookie of the Year, a 2008 Women’s Super Bowl champion, a three-time All-Pro member and a member of the gold medal-winning USA national team in 2010.
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