15 09, 2015

Why Women Make Great Coaches

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Close your eyes, picture just about any youth sport practice or game, and who is pacing the sideline? A man, right? And while it's true that most youth coaches are indeed men, it turns out that in many ways women actually make better coaches. In this post we look at why women make great youth coaches and the impediments many see standing in their way. First, the numbers. Despite the country's success in getting more girls involved in sports, the number of adult women participating as coaches remains stubbornly small. One study found that