It has its origin in the women's team of FC Gütersloh, which was founded in 1984. In 2001 it reached the 2. Bundesliga. They were relegated two years later, but they returned and in 2006 FC Gütersloh was the category's runner-up, their best performance to date. In 2009 the team decided to separate from FC Gütersloh and become an independent club, and adopted its current name.