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The MNYSRC through education and research helps parents, coaches and sport administrators understand their role in creating healthy, family-friendly youth sport opportunities that benefits everyone in the community and promotes positive youth development.

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MN Spokesman-Recorder cites LaVoi’s longitudinal research
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 03:32:01 +0000

Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., faculty in the School of Kinesiology and co-director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, is quoted in “Men still coach majority of women’s collegiate teams,” a Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder article by Charles Hallman. The article interviews LaVoi, citing data in her extensive, longitudinal research on coaching trends, … Continue reading MN Spokesman-Recorder cites LaVoi’s longitudinal research

MomEnough podcast interviews LaVoi on sport parent behavior
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 21:59:58 +0000

Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., faculty in the School of Kinesiology and co-director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, was interviewed in podcast for a Mom Enough website article, “Being a Good Sport Parent: Practical Guidance on Bringing Out the Best in Your Young Athlete.” LaVoi is cited for doing … Continue reading MomEnough podcast interviews LaVoi on sport parent behavior

Minnesota Girls & Women in Sports Day is Wednesday!
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 15:17:48 +0000

The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport is proud to celebrate the 31st Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) on Wednesday, February 1. NGWSD is the premiere occasion to celebrate the participation, success, and accomplishments of girls and women athletes. As part of the celebration the Tucker Center is … Continue reading Minnesota Girls & Women in Sports Day is Wednesday!

Kinesiology’s Tucker Center releases annual Women in College Coaching Report and Report Card
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 20:29:51 +0000

The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport at the University of Minnesota’s School of Kinesiology, in collaboration with the Alliance of Women Coaches, is releasing today the fourth annual Women in College Coaching Report and Report Card, coinciding with National Girls & Women in Sport Day on February 3, 2016.  In the more than … Continue reading Kinesiology’s Tucker Center releases annual Women in College Coaching Report and Report Card

LaVoi to receive Special Merit Award from Minnesota Coalition of Women in Athletic Leadership
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:00:18 +0000

Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, faculty in the School of Kinesiology and associate director of the Tucker Center, has been chosen by the Minnesota Coalition of Women in Athletic Leadership to receive their 2015 Special Merit Award given annually to individuals who exemplify extraordinary levels of commitment to breaking barriers for girls and women in sport. The award will be … Continue reading LaVoi to receive Special Merit Award from Minnesota Coalition of Women in Athletic Leadership

LaVoi quoted on the precedents set by UMD Miller firing
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 22:02:06 +0000

Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, faculty in the School of Kinesiology and associate director of the Tucker Center, comments in a Minnesota Public Radio web article, “Female hockey coach firing was about more than money,” on the precedents set by the recent firing of University of Minnesota, Duluth’s hockey coach Shannon Miller.

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