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]
We are launching a research series and annual report card with the Alliance of Women Coaches to help increase the number of women in the coaching profession, generate awareness, and start dialogue. To see which NCAA Division-I institutions, sports and conferences receive passing and failing grades, CLICK HERE.
Tucker Center Women Coaches Symposium draft program now available
Tucker Center program on media coverage airings in December
UM Duluth hockey coach Shannon Miller let go, LaVoi comments
TC research cited in Elkhart Truth
LaVoi quoted in St Louis Post-Dispatch on 12-year-old’s letter to Dick’s Sporting Goods
Kane quoted in Miami Herald article on prejudice against sexual preference
The first of its kind in the world, the Tucker Center is an interdisciplinary research center leading a pioneering effort to examine how sport and physical activity affect the lives of girls and women, their families, and communities.