The NFL is unquestionably America’s dominant sports league. Tom Brady’s new head coach is leading by example by giving women a chance to shine.
Doing It Right
Former Rutgers women’s soccer coach Glenn Crooks talked to GoodSport about coaching, recruiting, and rebuilding a soccer program with in-state talent.
The NFL has been slowly opening its doors for women over the past few years, and Ron Rivera of the Washington Redskins is doing all he can to support women in the league.
Scott Pioli is setting a new standard for the NFL, forcing the powerful men within it to pay attention to highly qualified women in the industry.
Geno Auriemma is one of the greatest basketball coaches to ever teach the game–UConn women’s basketball would not be the same without him.
Pittsburgh Steelers legend Franco Harris is co-owner of the Pittsburgh Passion, a Women’s Football Alliance team. His investment makes way for a bigger audience.
Sean McManus, chairman of CBS Sports, has been praised for his advocacy of women in the workplace and is a model for other executives in the field.
Bill Walsh opened doors for minorities and his fellowship is helping female candidates. Current 49ers GM John Lynch is proud to be a part of an organization that supports women in sports.
Steph Curry has collaborated with female filmmakers to create a powerful series of short films celebrating female athletes.
The XFL had a good season before shutting down due to the pandemic. Once again, the league may be remembered for some open-minded advancements, including for women.
Billionaire owner of The New York Liberty, Joseph Tsai, wants to take his team to new heights and expand its fan base.
NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver, is fighting for more gender diversity in the league he has overseen since 2014. It’s an area where “I’ve acknowledged that I’m not sure how it remained so male-dominated for so long,” he’s stated.