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.
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→
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→
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!→
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.