Why more women coaches are needed:

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In research released by the EY Women Athletes Business Network and espnW, 74% of women executives surveyed say that a sport background can help accelerate a woman’s leadership and career potential. Having positive female coaches as leaders and role models allows young girls to say “If I can see her, I can be her!”

 

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Female head coaches comprise only 41.7% of head coaches of women’s collegiate teams at NCAA Division I institutions. (That means approximately 6 out of 10 women’s teams are coached by men!)

 

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Minority women make up less than 14% of head coaches of collegiate women’s teams.

 

 

EY and espnW. (2014). Making the Connection Between Women, Sport, and Leadership.

 

 

Head coaches of women’s collegiate teams: A comprehensive report on NCAA Division-I institutions, 2017-18

 

 

NCAA Sport Sponsorship, Participation and Demographics Search

 

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Alone, your voice may not be heard, but when we join our voices together, we can create change. Because of WeCOACH, women coaches everywhere are louder, stronger, braver and more respected. We are fearless advocates, defenders, supporters and promoters for our profession. By empowering women to be more aware of the realities of our profession, we are expanding career opportunities for women at all levels and in all sports.

We provide a safe haven where you can speak you mind and develop your skills. Our professional growth opportunities can help you unlock more of your leadership potential. Beyond that, the sky’s the limit.

 

 

Is your goal to achieve a winning record? We can help. Hoping to inspire a promising young athlete to pursue a career in coaching? Done. Want to help elevate the role of women coaches at a national level? We’re on it.

Being a woman and a professional coach isn’t always easy. Yet female athletes are in desperate need of positive coaching, strong female role models and real-life examples of successful women in dynamic careers.

Together we will make our voices heard. Together we are making a difference. All Sports. One Voice.