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Daily Chronicle quotes LaVoi on female coaches

LaVoi-Nicole-2010.jpg Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, teaching faculty in the School of Kinesiology and associate director of the Tucker Center, was quoted in an article titled, "As more girls play sports, fewer women have coaching jobs," in the Daily Chronicle.

The article describes the rise in girls playing sports but the limited number of women who have coaching positions. Dr. LaVoi explains the various factors that impact why there are less women coaching. She notes that some of the factors include, "...individual choices to family structure barriers to organizational opportunities to societal stereotypes about gender and leadership." Dr. LaVoi continues to argue that changes in stereotypes surrounding women need to be made and can by made when women are in positions of power.

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