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 2015-16 Head Coaches of Women's Collegiate Teams. 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, add the 2015-16 year to their research series. [LEARN MORE].
Center for Investigative Reporting story features Tucker Center’s Women Coaches Report data
MPR News interviews Kane on sport ethics
LaVoi contributes to volume on “Youth Sport and Spirituality”
LaVoi presents on college women coaches at NCAA Inclusion Forum
Kinesiology alum Hayley Russell leads concussion seminar at Penn State Altoona
Calhoun interviewed in KARE-11 story on Gopher women’s hockey team
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