The Tucker Center and tptMN have collaborated to produce a second documentary, the Emmy Award-winning "Media Coverage & Female Athletes," a groundbreaking video featuring research-based information examining the amount and type of coverage given to female athletes. Interviews with sport media scholars and personal stories from award-winning coaches and female athletes explore these issues and dispel the common—and untrue—myths that nobody’s interested in women’s sport and that "sex sells." [LEARN MORE]
The 2014-15 Head Coaches of Women's Collegiate Teams and Report Card. 40+ years after Title IX, female sport participation is at an all-time high but the percentage of women coaching women at the collegiate level has declined from 90+% in 1974 to near an all-time low today of 40%. To address this issue, the Tucker Center, in collaboration with the Alliance of Women Coaches, has launched a research series and annual report card. CLICK HERE.
LaVoi on “How Women in Sports are Changing the Game”
Tucker Center research quoted in MNDaily article highlighting popular Gopher women’s video
Kane on Minnesota Public Radio
LaVoi publishes two chapters in “Youth Sport and Spirituality”
Fortune quotes LaVoi on disparities in collegiate coaching
BleacherReport quotes Kane, Cooky on Mayweather vs. Rousey fight
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