Temryss Lane is a woman of many talents. Professional soccer player and fitness model turned TV host, she’s currently a on-air personality on Fox Soccer Channel (FSC) and Fox Sports Network (FSN). Temryss made her television debut on Fox Football Fone-In (FFF) in 2009. Following FFF, she hosted her own segment on Soccer Talk Live called the Fast Lane, which featured the wider world of soccer on and off the pitch.
She continues to report for FSC, FSN, and Major League Soccer (MLS) where she has interviewed football legends like Thierry Henry, David Beckham, Landon Donovan, Wayne Rooney and Sir Alex Ferguson. As a lifetime soccer player, the transition from player to sports broadcaster was a natural one. Her vibrant personality opened up hosting, acting and modeling opportunities with Verizon Wireless, Chevrolet, Buick, NIKE, MTV, Asics, Merrell, and more.
As a Native American, she’s taken on the responsibility to both inspire and break down stereotypes within her community. Temryss is determined to create a new narrative as it relates to American Indians and empowerment for woman globally. 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.
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.
A fitness nut, Temryss still plays soccer any chance she can get and has parlayed her love of sports into a career both in TV and as a fitness model. Additionally, she began coaching girls soccer at Windward High School.