Game On: Women Can Coach

Game On: Women Can Coach explores why women coaches matter and celebrates some women pioneers

While there has been an explosion of women participating in athletics since Title IX, only about 40% of them are currently coached by women. When Title IX was enacted that number was 90%. Game On: Women Can Coach explores why women coaches matter and celebrates some women pioneers including four time national champion Head Coach and General Manager of the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx, Cheryl Reeve and the World Cup winning Head Coach of the USA Women's Soccer team, Jill Ellis. It also explores the barriers women face, the research by leading academics into the shocking statistic and dispels false narratives about women coaching.

EXPIRES: 11/15/2021

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Game On: Women Can Coach, Part 1
Game On: Women Can Coach, Part 1

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EXPIRES: 11/15/2021 With the increasing number of women in competitive sports, the need for women coaches is higher now than ever before. It is speculated that Title IX is the cause of the declining...
Game On: Women Can Coach, Part 2
Game On: Women Can Coach, Part 2

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EXPIRES: 11/15/2021 Nicole M. Lavoi wrote her book Women in Sports Coaching as a means of compiling all of her research on women’s coaching into one place, as well as to raise awareness to social...
Game On: Women Can Coach, Part 3
Game On: Women Can Coach, Part 3

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EXPIRES: 11/15/2021 Having diverse and gender balanced teams is as important in the workforce as it is in sports. Women coaches discuss the various challenges women face in athletics, such as...
Game On: Women Can Coach, Part 4
Game On: Women Can Coach, Part 4

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EXPIRES: 11/15/2021 For years, sports have been viewed as stereotypically male dominated, and many women are still facing negative stereotypes which are hurtful to their careers. Despite the narrative...
Game On: Women Can Coach, Part 5
Game On: Women Can Coach, Part 5

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EXPIRES: 11/15/2021 Strategies people can implement to improve conditions for women coaches are to undergo bias training, and to offer education for women coaching. It is also important to encourage...

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